This is the lecture component of the second of a four-part seminar on Max Haiven's forthcoming book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts (maxhaiven.com/revengecapitalism), published by Pluto Press in May 2020. In it, Haiven offers an overview of the book as well as more detail on two chapters (one on debt, one on money) and two briefer, inter-chapter interludes (one on Merchant of Venice, one on Moby-Dick).
This is an audio recording of the opening lecture to the first of four online seminars offered by RiVAL co-director Max Haiven on the topic of his forthcoming book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts (May 2020, Pluto Books). In it, Haiven gives a chapter-by-chapter overview of the book and focuses on the introduction and first chapter exploring what it means to explore revenge from a materialist perspective.
This lecture is also available for viewing on RiVAL's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEQ2uiW_930