Author Archives: ann summers

Towards a Liberal Critique of Left Neo-Liberalism Policy

Originally posted on Rortybomb:
Have you ever played that game where everyone tries to keep a balloon in the air as long as possible? Lots of people are discussing the lack of a political agenda in neoliberalism’s policies based on…

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Structural substitution and the logic of urban modernism

Originally posted on Flowers For Socrates:
By ann summers occupying a space for a time en.wikipedia.org/… ? Here are some examples of cultural substitution in the built environment that articulate multiple meanings and identify an axis or axes of more than geodetic importance.…

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Earth art… “Most people wouldn’t know (art) if it came up and bit them on the ass.” – Frank Zappa

Originally posted on Flowers For Socrates:
 “Most people wouldn’t know music if it came up and bit them on the ass.” – Frank Zappa By ann summers This is why I always wanted my own bulldozer… (2015) Artist Michael Heizer,…

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Badiou, Extension, and Networks

Originally posted on Larval Subjects .:
One of the most attractive, problematic, and astonishing features of Badiou’s ontology is his strictly extensional understanding of sets or multiplicities. A set is not defined by its members sharing a common predicate or quality,…

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Histories of commons repeat themselves as tragedy and farce

Originally posted on Flowers For Socrates:
By ann summers “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” (Who watches the watchers) Juvenal Recently, a US rancher with unfortunate racist and fascist tendencies came to the attention of US media with unfortunate consequences but an…

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