Waves of tech, waves of class - The Fordisms

Crisis, resolution, class struggle and motors of history


The Fordisms

Long waves of tech (the post-Fordism narrative)? Yes but . . long waves of **class** too.

Resolution of crisis? Capitalist resolution, renewed accumulation. Considerations of ‘post-Fordist’ technics and 'social innovation' can too easily be approaches to the next capitalism. No thank you!

Class struggle between capitals. Uneven development (Harvey). Activist formations.

More anon.

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Technologies are pervasive - digital, profoundly so.

Direct making of society in ordinary life is central.

Theorising is essential - organic intellectuals, yay!

The State is unavoidable but a pain in the arse.

Platforms are helpful - when user controlled.

Emotions and emotional skills are pivotal.

Facilitative practice is crucial.

Commons are fundamental.