Capitalism's greatest trick and the birth of cybernetics

"I think this is the beauty of using Marx, and what Marx has taught us today: everything has a history. And capitalism, specifically, its greatest trick, as a global system, is to sell itself as something that has been always here. And once established, there is no other way of organising society, other than on its terms."


Nathalie Nahai

Nathalie Nahai is an author, keynote speaker and host of The Hive Podcast, a series that enquires into our relationship with one another, with technology and with the living world. With a diverse background in human behaviour, persuasive tech and the arts, Nathalie brings a unique vantage point from which to examine the complex challenges we face today.

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Camila Moreno

Camila’s is a researcher in Rio de Janeiro and her main study subject has been the interfaces between reasoning on climate change and the greening of capitalism. She is a working group member of Political Ecology of the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO – Conselho Latinoamericano de Ciências Sociais) and the International Council of Red for a Latin America Transgenic Free (RALLT).

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