26 Risky Business


By simply invoking or imagining the future, one immediately engages in risky behaviours. Anything and everything can become risky… While risk is all around us, it is far from trivial. The only questions of importance are how, and for whom. In a world where financialization, indebtedness, tariffing, privatization, commodification, recovery, technologization of the self, surveillance, profiling, standardization, litigiousness and criminalization are processes that truly rule over our lives in the capitalist society we live in, we must urgently re-appropriate the notion of risk.