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Nuit Debout: To live the commune – Interventions by the revolutionary erotic committee

France’s Nuit Debout movement may be the first of the post-2011 “movements of occupation” that dissipates almost entirely due to its own democratic self-delusions.

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Nuit Debout: Where lies the filthy beast?

(Yaya) The State is a condition, a certain relationship between human beings, a mode of behaviour; we destroy it by contracting other relationships, by behaving differently toward one another… We are the State and we shall continue to be the … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Interventions by the revolutionary erotic committee

We believe, without any doubt, that it is when each anonymous being gains consciousness of her/his pure potential and capacity to act, it is then when the wheel of dissidence begins to turn. It is then that it is unstoppable.  … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: To live the commune – To live the revolt

Nuit Debout in Paris and elsewhere in france continues to occupy public squares, after now two months.  The “movement’s” resilience testifies to agencies and virtues that are quickly passed over or ignored by far too many.  This is of course … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Reflections in movement

Nuit Debout, Place de la République, Paris, is a political space of many voices, where no one view dominates, or can gain dominion, as long as the general assembly which lies at its heart remains an open, horizontal assembly.  Reflection … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: At the banquet of intellectuals

Revolution is not ‘showing’ life to people, but making them live. A revolutionary organization must always remember that its objective is not getting its adherents to listen to convincing talks by expert leaders, but getting them to speak for themselves, … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Reading an occupation

The principal function of politics is the configuration of its proper space.  It is to disclose the world of its subjects and its operations. Jacques Rancière, Ten Theses on Politics The occupation of the Place de la Republique of Paris by “Nuit … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: The arts of rebellion

What makes night within us may leave stars. Victor Hugo The radicalness of a political movement can be measured by the extent of its resonances in different spheres of life and the extent to which it transgresses and creates thresholds … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: David Graeber

We share below an article by David Graeber on Nuit Debout originally published in Le Monde, (12/04/2016) and shared on blog.gmane.org/gmane.culture.internet.nettime.

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Nuit Debout: An anonymous voice among many

The voices of Nuit Debout are many.  If by political or social movement is meant a consistent, unified, centralised and programed force, then Nuit Debout is not one.  It is rather a space, a confluence, a threshold of and for … Continue reading

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