From the Financial Times (via Dollars & Sense): The United Auto Workersâ€™ union will own 55 per cent of Chrysler and Italyâ€™s Fiat will eventually own 35 per cent of the carmaker after a balance sheet restructuring, with remaining stock split between Chryslerâ€™s secured lenders and the US federal government, according to a UAW document […]
Monthly Archives: April 2009
I like blogs…
…for posts like this by IT (of opening the yoghurt tub of the subconcious!!!). I am not sure why it is. I think maybe the rhythm.
ANJ – Gorbachev
From the Stalin vs Martians video game is this kickass song by ANJ entitled Gorbachev. The videoclip tracks the rise of Western-style access to consumer goods after Gorbachev has dealt with the zombie Stalinist Soviets. The real fun begins at about the 2:00 minutes mark. Gorbachev the barbarian! Indeed!
Pub Theory: Cultural Studies when it isn’t
Mel Gregg has a post on her blog about how no one has come forward wanting to host the annual CSAA conference. In the comments she writes this zinger: But the consistency with which the association has backed away from engaging in activism, on the very basis of its inclusiveness, is perhaps the impasse that […]
Temporality of mystery…?
“Time becomes, in effect, palpable and visible; the chronotope makes narrative events concrete, makes them take on flesh, cause blood to flow in their veins.” — Bakhtin, DI, p 250 The techniques by which script writers maintain interest in a serial television show all involve producing a spectacular architecture that distributes bodies in space and […]