11 June 2016

The Great Crackup - Part I

Dürer, Melancholia I, 1514

Given that it's been about 5 years since Walker first laid out a basic outline of the current crisis, it's time for an update. This initial post revisits that thesis while laying the groundwork for a second part, which looks at the political formations that have emerged in response to the slow, fitful death of neoliberal society. The idea is to clarify the context in which we act by understanding the present as history. Without further ado, let's get into it.

Hic Rhodus, hic salta!