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PERISCOPE RECOMMENDS #3

Cyberculture to Counterculture – Fred Turner This is my favourite book of the year. This book seeks to answer the question: why do technology and the internet have a symbolic connection with ‘hip’ culture, LSD and eastern spirituality? What it finds is that the values of the new communalists in the 60s have values that […]

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Periscope Recommends #2: BLM Edition

The Combahee River Collective Statement, 1977 The Combahee River Collective were a group of black, lesbian, feminist activists from multiple organisations in Boston during the 70s. In this statement they highlight the social space occupied by black women – pointing out that the intersections of sex (which we would now recognise as gender), sexuality, race […]

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Periscope Recommends #1

Capital’s logistical fix: Accumulation, globalization, and the survival of capitalism by Martin Danyluk Martin Danyluk explores how developments in logistics have underpinned globalisation and the reproduction of capitalist social relations into the 21st century. Danyluk uses David Harvey’s concept of the ‘fix’ to dissect the role of the logistics industry in offsetting capitalism’s crisis tendencies […]