Forthcoming book: ‘The Asset Economy’

The Asset Economy: Property Ownership and the New Logic of Inequality. Lisa Adkins, Melinda Cooper and Martijn Konings, Polity Press 2020. Rising inequality is the defining feature of our age. With the lion’s share of wealth growth going to the top, for a growing percentage of society a middle-class existence is out …

New podcast: The Order of Unmanageable Risks

The order of unmanageable risks: A podcast about capitalism and anxiety. Anxious.community. Max Haiven and Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou have launched a new research podcast in collaboration with the Common Anxieties Research Project. Episodes and more information on the project available here.   Capitalism has always depended on anxiety to control the …