System Assessments

Articles investing a particular system or system component, taking on a material perspective. That is, we assume material conditions dictate system behavior, and reject cultural explanations with no basis in the material world.


Isolating COVID-19: alienated crises, and the crisis of alienation

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ― Helen Keller Neoliberalism largely functions via alienation, and crisis is not excluded from this. The inherent instability of capitalism inevitably leads to crisis; however, the experience of crisis is very often isolatedㅡby geographical region, time, or type. For example, economic expansion requires … More