Monthly Archives: May 2019

Resistance against the carceral state

[Prison] relieves us of the responsibility of seriously engaging with the problems of our society, especially those produced by racism and, increasingly, global capitalism. Angela Y. Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete? From the CrimethInc. Collective …

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The Vermont Communards: Remembering Roz Payne

The death of north-american political activist, Roz Payne, takes us back not only to her life, but to an extraordinarily intense moment of radical politics in the united states. It is impossible to say what was most significant politically in … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: A revolution of the revolution

The resonances of the gilets jaunes movement(s), as captured by Jacques Fradin. It is a reading of the insurrection that does not hold back or step away from criticising the “Left”, and beyond. The essay was already published in English … Continue reading

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For Nanni Balestrini (1935-2019)

Epic Prologue here I am once more sitting in front of the poetry audiencethat is sitting benevolently in front of melooks at me and is waiting for poetryas always I have nothing to tell itas always the poetry audience knows … Continue reading

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Raoul Vaneigem: A radical politics of life

From Ballast, an excerpt from Raoul Vaneigem’s most recent essay, which we present below in translation.

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Profaning the spectacle: Advertising subversives and vandals

If it is said today that power is everywhere, it is not to empty the concept of all meaning, but to point to the fact that capitalism shapes and permeates all social relations, that the latter are increasingly commodified and … Continue reading

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Update from nicaragua

The CrimethInc. Collective continues to provide valuable reports and analyses about events in Nicaragua …

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The gilets jaunes: Those who walk away from capital

While the politicians and the media scrutinise the weekly accounting of the number of demonstrators with each Act of the yellow vests’ movement, closely seconded by sociologists and political scientists, the movement persists, defying all predictions. And even if it … Continue reading

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In the realm of violence: The State and law

Overlapping analyses of State violence, with greece as the laboratory …

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Anselme Bellegarrigue: The World’s First Anarchist Manifesto

I have no ancestors! For me the creation of the world dates from the day of my birth; for me the end of the world will be accomplished on the day when I shall restore to the elementary mass the … Continue reading

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