Karl Marx

I was a German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary.

The Unprecedented Present

what follows is an excerpt from Shoshana’s book The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, section 4 of the first chapter where the unprecedented nature of the current system is reflected: IV. The Unprecedented One explanation for surveillance capitalism’s many triumphs floats above them all: it is unprecedented. The unprecedented is necessarily unrecognizable. When we encounter something ... Read more
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