Tag Archives: James R. Bell

Poem – RE: The Cuckoo’s Nest

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Immigration Law & the War on Migrants’ Access to Health Care

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Speech given at a Migration & Asylum Justice Forum meeting in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 27 August. Further information on the Forum can be found on Facebook or their blog

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Notes Toward a Critique of Technology as Mysticism [I]

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The following notes are derived from study of debates around the advent of information technology & “the internet of things”. They stand as a prelude to a more fundamental critique of Paul Mason’s Postcapitalism: a Guide to Our Future (London: Allen Lane, 2015), which I view as the most advanced of idealist thought on the matter. The starting point, here, is a reflection on the labour-power exercised in the field of marketing.

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Nascent or “Organic” Proletarian Art

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In my time as editor of the RED blog, I have been fortunate enough to come across 2 artists I would consider to be “organically” representative of proletarian art in its present stage of development. For the purposes of this piece, they will remain anonymous. I mean no offense by considering their art as “organic” or, more accurately, nascent. Quite the opposite is true. However, as I hope to work with the individuals in the future, I have opted to avoid any unintended offense.

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