It is still really hard to find non-(right wing and alike copy of left-wing)conspiracy analysis of Soros-left relationship, with good content as Geert Lovink was complaining in his 2000 The Art of Being Independent. Just compiled to revalue Geert's very useful series of interviews and writings on the Soros issue below. These are the initial one I gathered to analyse, I am sure there are more written by Geert and others.
Civil Society, Fanaticism, and Digital Reality: A Conversation with Slavoj Zizek by Geert Lovink (21/2/1996): http://ctheory.net/ctheory_wp/civil-society-fanaticism-and-digital-reality-a-conversation-with-slavoj-zizek/ May 10, 1997, Calin Dan's email to the net-time list: http://www.nettime.org/Lists-Archives/nettime-l-9705/msg00050.html SubReal and Romanian new media arts, Geert Lovink interviews with Calin Dan — February 10, 2000: http://geertlovink.org/interviews/interview-with-calin-dan/ The Art of Being Independent. On NGOs and the Soros debate by Geert Lovink, 2000: http://www.cfront.org/cf00book/en/geert-soros-en.html ... and the last one below just got published two days ago, while the hearings of the Morlock case was opening on the list. It is a great text, which confirms my uninformed opinion on the connection between Soros' launch of war at Silicon Valley giants in Davos last January, and following (isolated) Analytica-Facebook campaign. This reminds me Soros' 18 billion USD worth wealth transfer to OSF at the end of last year: Let’s Talk about Social MediaBy Geert Lovink, April 7, 2018 at 10:48 am http://networkcultures.org/geert/2018/04/07/lets-talk-about-social-media/ In January, when Soros was kicking of his war, there came out another pamphlet from Rosa Luxemburg NY office, prepared by Evgeny Morozov and Francesca Bria which presents a critique of Smart Cities that are modelled in the image of Wall Street and Silicon Valley (fellowship of money dealing and interest bearing capital as in Capital Vol. 3 and meta-data capital). Geert was rightly asking and calling for a good left analysis of Soros, in his 2000 piece. I wonder if he thinks is there such critical analysis as such today. In my opinion we have a good class based global political economy analysis that puts Soro, and the transnational civil society-chain it created, in its place: https://www.academia.edu/35601607/Surveillance_Capitalism_and_Crisis Looking at which one can analyse ones own and other's positioning culturally, politically, and economically in and around the complex class struggle taking all of us down. # distributed via <nettime>: no commercial use without permission # <nettime> is a moderated mailing list for net criticism, # collaborative text filtering and cultural politics of the nets # more info: http://mx.kein.org/mailman/listinfo/nettime-l # archive: http://www.nettime.org contact: nett...@kein.org # @nettime_bot tweets mail w/ sender unless #ANON is in Subject: