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Economics

From credit scores to algorithmic policing, Jackie Wang’s Carceral Capitalism reveals technocracy as not merely analytical, but predictive

By Steven Zultanski

From existentialist heartthrobs to the end of existence: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

On coins and iconoclasm, from Maximinus Thrax to SUPERFLEX

Stelios Faitakis, Fortunately Absurdity Is Lost (Part I: But They Hoped for Much More), 2014, latex, acrylic and spray on wood, 3 × 5.3 m. Courtesy the artist and The Breeder, Athens

Since the start of the Greek debt crisis in 2010, austerity measures have had a profound impact on life in the country.

The changing appearance of money

By Jennifer Allen
Cesare Pietroiusti Eating Money 2007 Performance with Paul Griffiths

How are artists visualizing the financial crisis?

By David Adler

How free online media is affecting our offline expectations

By Michael Sayeau
Shipping Containers, South China Sea, 2008. Photograph: Dan Fox

How do we visualize the economic crisis?

By Nina Power and Michael Sayeau