The real not-capital is labor — Marx’s Grundrisse

November 26, 2012 § Leave a comment

Join us this Wednesday, November 28 at 8:30pm for a continuation of The Violence of Financial Capitalism. We’ll also be reading an article referenced by Marrazzi in the assigned section: Tiziana Terranova’s Free Labor: Producing Culture for the Digital Economy. See you then!

D&A

AAB represents at Canzine 2012

November 17, 2012 § Leave a comment

Come vist AAB’s booth today (Nov 17) at Canzine from 1-7pm! Our table will feature works and titles from Standard Ink & Copy Press, Capilano University Editions, and, of course, ABOUT A BICYCLE!!

D&A

new project! The Capital-Labour/Capital-Life Reading Group!

November 9, 2012 § Leave a comment

This autumn/winter 2012-13, About a Bicycle will commence a 10-week reading series on economics, with a focus on how Capitalism functions (or doesn’t) now. We’ll start off the group with Christian Marazzi’s The Violence of Financial Capitalism, a necessary blueprint for interpreting the 2008 financial crisis as a fluctuating, yet stable vortex of capital accumulation. We’ll also be reading from Marx’s Capital, Silvia Frederici’s Caliban and the Witch, and F.A Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom: A Classic warning against the dangers to freedom inherent in social planning … just to name a few.

Check out the schedule for updates!

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