chapter  17
31 Pages

Alien-Nation: Zombies, Immigrants, and Millennial Capitalism

WithJean Comaroff, John Comaroff

… productive labor — or even production in general — no longer appears as the pillar that defines and sustains capitalist social organization. Production is given an objective quality, as if the capitalist system were a machine that marched forward of its own accord, without labor, a capitalist automaton.