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In a State of Constant Multiplication

“Once the asset-leveraging is in place, there are a number of lucrative options for the opportunistic transitory sponsor acquisitions trader to pursue. The first and most obvious low-risk/medium-return is what is known in brokerage parlance as a ‘glasscock reshuffle’; all … Continue reading

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Point of Divergence

In counterfactual fiction, otherwise known as alternative history, there is by necessity a moment at which the facts of our existence end and the speculation of the author kicks in. You would think that this turning point would have to … Continue reading

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Social Minefield

Conversation is a test. Always. An exam which you can fail at any moment. The key, I find, is to get into the mindset of not really giving a shit about any of the stuff you say; just fling every … Continue reading

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Three Points of View

A big, raucous house party of drunken high-school students. We examine the scene from the perspective of three individuals concerning the incident; one of the teens attending the party, a police officer called to the scene, and a parent of … Continue reading

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Together, the ants will conquer the elephant

“This…global assault…on the poorest peoples of the world. It is no new thing. It has been going on for centuries, millennia even. Developmental leaps in our technology and organisation sped up the process, but it was already occurring. From the … Continue reading

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Think it through

“…and that, my brothers, my sisters, my comrades, that is why we must rise up, take the reigns of our destiny, and lead eachother into the bright new future of freedom and independence!” The assembled jumble of shopkeepers, street-sweepers, binmen … Continue reading

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There is only ‘Ours’

“Aquinas or Müntzer?” “Does it matter?” “You’re right, fuck it.” We probably shoulda had a little bit more interest in getting the basics right – the origins of the ideas etc – but have a little sympathy; we’d been up … Continue reading

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