S01E16
Richard Barbrook on Imaginary Futures

What could desirable imaginary futures look like? Richard Barbrook brings up some very interesting ideas on this question and explores past and present futures in order to work towards different worlds to come.

Shownotes

Richard on Monoskop:

https://monoskop.org/Richard_Barbrook

Richard on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/richardbarbrook?lang=de

Homepage "Imaginary Futures":

http://www.imaginaryfutures.net/

Homepage "Class Wargames":

https://www.classwargames.net/?tag=richard-barbrook

Essay "The Californian Ideology" by Richard Barbrook & Andy Cameron:

http://www.imaginaryfutures.net/2007/04/17/the-californian-ideology-2/

Essay "Cyber Communism" by Richard Barbrook:

http://www.imaginaryfutures.net/2007/04/17/cyber-communism-how-the-americans-are-superseding-capitalism-in-cyberspace/

Homepage Digital Liberties cooperative:

https://digitalliberties.org.uk/

Homepage "Games for The Many" (who made e.g. CorbynRun):

http://gamesforthemany.org/

Homepage Technopolitics Research Group:

http://www.technopolitics.info/

Article on the "Preston Model" (municipal socialism):

https://www.academia.edu/39696129/The_Preston_Model_and_the_modern_politics_of_municipal_socialism?email_work_card=view-paper

Wiki on "Austro Marxism":

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austromarxism

Report "Alternative Models of Ownership":

https://labour.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Alternative-Models-of-Ownership.pdf

Homepage "The World Transformed" Festival:

https://theworldtransformed.org/

Newspeak House (group of political technologists):

https://www.nwspk.com/

"Grundrisse" by Karl Marx:

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/download/pdf/grundrisse.pdf

Wiki about Robert Owen:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Owen

Archive of the American Society for Cybernetics:

http://asc-cybernetics.org/online-library/

Homepage "Virtual Futures":

http://www.virtualfutures.co.uk/

Book "Civilization at the Crossroads" by Radovan Richta:

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781315177663

Book "The People’s Republic of Walmart" by Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski:

https://www.versobooks.com/books/2822-the-people-s-republic-of-walmart

Book "Cybernetic Revolutionaries" by Eden Medina:

https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/cybernetic-revolutionaries

Stafford Beer on Monoskop (with short video on Project Cybersyn):

https://monoskop.org/Stafford_Beer

Wiki "Project Cybersyn" (socialist cybernetics in Chile):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Cybersyn

Book "Fully Automated Luxury Communism"by Aaron Bastani:

https://www.versobooks.com/books/2757-fully-automated-luxury-communism

Homepage Novara Media (of which Aaron Bastani is a co-founder):

https://novaramedia.com/

Essay "Digital Socialism" by Evgeny Morozov:

https://newleftreview.org/issues/II116/articles/evgeny-morozov-digital-socialism

Campaign for a 4-Day-Week:

https://www.4dayweek.co.uk/

German campaign for a 4-Day-Week:

https://www.4tagewoche.de/

Exhibition "Red Vienna" at the MUSA in Vienna:

https://www.wienmuseum.at/en/exhibitions/upcoming/detail/das-rote-wien-1919-1934.html

Essay "Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren" (1930) by John Maynard Keynes:

https://assets.aspeninstitute.org/content/uploads/files/content/upload/Intro_and_Section_I.pdf

Wiki Charles Fourier:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Fourier

Wiki ARPANET:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARPANET

Wiki RAND Corporation:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAND_Corporation

Wiki "Austrian School of Economics":

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austrian_School

Wiki Friedrich Hayek:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Hayek

Wiki "Road to Serfdom" by Hayek:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Road_to_Serfdom

Was ist die Kalifornische Ideologie? Future Histories Kurzvideo:

https://youtu.be/LedG4UgG3t8

 

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Episode Keywords:

#RichardBarbrook, #Interview, #JanGroos, #FutureHistories, #Cybernetics, #Kybernetik, #Podcast, #CalifornianIdeology, #KalifornischeIdeologie, #Hayek, #Monoskop, #AndyCameron, #CyberCommunism, #Communism, #Technopolitics, #Cybersyn, #StaffordBeer, #DigitalSocialism, #EvgenyMorozov, #ImaginaryFutures, #SiliconValley, #Economy, #TheRegulationOfLiberty, #HypermediaResearch, #NetRevolution, #DotComCapitalism, #algorithm, #Algorithmus, #DasRegierenDerAlgorithmen, #AlgorithmischesRegieren

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