By Christian Marazzi
An enormous theorist within the Italian postfordist circulate deals a thorough new realizing of the present overseas fiscal scenario.
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The ethical dimension, if you will, of the reduction of working hours shows itself in the struggle to improve the quality of life, not in the desire to free up j obs. And the same goes, furthermore, for the history of the labor movement's fight to reduce working hours, from Marx onwards. It is useful to recall, for those who are still prisoners of the "Volkswagon syndrome, " that the reason for that famous agreement between the union and top management had nothing to do with any political concept of citizenship bur, much more prosaically, with flexibilizing the work force in order to adj ust the payroll to the volume of orders; all in order to save $254 on each car produced.
Returns increase because constant capital itself has become linguistic (the body of the entire society has become, so to speak, "constant capi tal") . The powerful effectiveness of the agents of capital has been transposed, directly internalized in the social workforce. For some time now in the United States capital expenditures by companies listed on the stock exchange are 9 8 % financed within the companies themselves, so that dividends, interest, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and buybacks, or rather the sum total of the financial income transferred by the companies to their shareholders, is produced with money borrowed from the banking system and used for operations on the securities markets (those very operations which generate financial income) .
Indeed, public opinion, 62 / Caqi�al ;::l nC1 Language its communicative action, originated the quantity of liquidity that the central bank maintained over the course of the 1 990s. The supply of money grew, certainly in the United States but not only there, independently of any quanti tative obj ective (pre) deter mined by the central monetary authorities . Instead, it grew in response to the increase in demand from investors, both compa nies and private citizens. The Federal Reserve did nothing other than monetize this demand for liquidity generated by the action of public opinion.
Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy (Semiotext(e) Foreign Agents) by Christian Marazzi