Ruins of modernity

Detroit is an example of the ruins of modernity Benjamin discusses (cf. the Angel of History); how far do these ruins extend? For my article, I want to think about that.

Harvey: the molecular logic of capital, as opposed to the logic of the state, the state logic that accompanies capitalism.

I have to finish my ALFS article even if the fight is lost because someone has to leave a good analysis, testimony, a record of what happened. (That is of course why it should go to an academic journal; I keep thinking of it as something that should ALSO be an op-ed; there were also my two posts in Remaking the University that I meant to rework, with the unfinished third segment, for The Nation and did not.)

This is what I say.

Axé.

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