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Two very different books on capitalism

A couple of weeks ago I read through Nick Gane’s new book on Max Weber and Contemporary Capitalism. Here’s some information about the book. It’s a really impressive exploration of how Max Weber’s writings might be used to analyse contemporary … Continue reading

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Football and capitalism

David Conn, who has written a history of Manchester City, has a piece about football and money in the LRB. The piece describes how the sport has been transformed as it has become increasingly commercially orientated and as the forces … Continue reading

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Networks and capitalism article by Rachel O’Dwyer and Linda Doyle

An article on networks and capitalism by Rachel O’Dwyer and Linda Doyle has been published by Berfrois. It tackles some of the economic problems created by developments on social media – as well as some of the ways that vale … Continue reading

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John Lydon on iPods and vinyl records

A video and some excerpts here of an interview with John Lydon. He’s talking about people using iPods to escape into ‘their own little universe’. I’m just trying to write a chapter on this for my book. He claims that … Continue reading

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