Planetary Chronology

from Geo- to Atmo-

Record of Emergency
  1. Arboleda, Martín. Planetary Mine: Territories of Extraction under Late Capitalism. London: Verso, 2020. Marx’s “enchanted and perverted world” - “...human bodies become possessed (and often obliterated) by uncanny forces and nonhuman objects become animated with powers over life and death, this books unfolds a subversive reading of the planetary: one that takes seriously the class-based, contradictory, and inherently antagonistic dimensions of contemporary sociotechnical systems and ecologies and points toward the possibilities the current industrial era brings for collectively imagining and producing a different kind of modernity.” (18)
  2. Klein, Naomi. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014. the economy is at war with many forms of life on earth, including human life (21)