marx e cubitt

Capital is dead labour, that, vampire-like, only lives by sucking living labour, and lives the more, the more labour it sucks. The time during which the labourer works, is the time during which the capitalist consumes the labour-power he has purchased of him.

The mining of Andean silver, for example, so crucial to the development of photography and cinematography, was both the backbone of Spanish imperialism and the ground of the epic struggles of Bolivian and other miners at the heart of national liberation narratives in the Andes. The extraction of precious metals needed to build telecommunications infrastructures and devices runs parallel to the extraction of energy sources, including oil, uranium, and, in many instances, hydroelectric schemes, all of which have tended to cluster in regions previously thought desolate enough to be turned into reservations for the unwanted indigenous populations of settler colonialism (Wolfe 1999).


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