Tag Archives: france

The reign of the police

This so perfect democracy itself constructs its inconceivable enemy, terrorism.  It wants, in effect, to be judged by its enemies rather then by its results.  The history of terrorism is written by the State: it is therefore enlightening.  The spectator … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, News blog | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Reading our times with Now: The invisible committee

Beginning by abandoning the old idea of revolution and reinventing it … Not as a new ideology but as a true praxis of an ethics of freedom to redefine the desirable and the undesirable and to create a new subjectivity … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Now: The Invisible Committee

It’s useless to wait-for a breakthrough, for the revolution, the nuclear apocalypse or a social movement. To go on waiting is madness. The catastrophe is not coming, it is here. We are already situated within the collapse of a civilization. … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

France: Insurgent Thought in a Fragmented World

From Ill Will editions and anarchist news, a quick and dirty english translation of a review of The Invisible Committee’s Now from yesterday’s Le Monde, along with an interview with Julien Coupat and Mathieu Burnel with Le Monde (20/04/2017) …

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

France: Resistance and rebellion under a state of emergency without end

On the eve of the french presidential elections, we share from the Crimethinc collective,  the second of two reflections on french politics, that is, on the only politics that matters, that which comes from below …

Posted in Commentary, News blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

France 2015-2017: Permanent rebellion

On the eve of the french presidential elections, we share from the Crimethinc collective,  the first of two reflections on french politics, that is, on the only politics that matters, that which comes from below …

Posted in Commentary, News blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Armand Gatti and the wandering words of rebellion

Poetry is a dissociating and anarchic force which through analogy, associations and imagery, thrives on the destruction of known relationships. Antonin Artaud I always believed that by the beauty of words, one could change the world. Armand Gatti His weapon … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, News blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

March 18, 1871: The Birth of the Paris Commune – A Narrative

Remembering the Paris Commune (from CrimethInc.), followed by an interview with Kristen Ross, author of Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune (Verso, 2015), with Roarmag‘s Jerome Roos … What idea does the Paris Commune represent? And why is this … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The ZAD: an autonomous zone in the heart of france

From Roarmag collective (26/01/2017), a reflection on the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes by Martin Legall, a pre-figuarative struggle for autonomy … 

Posted in Commentary, News blog | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Commentary | Tagged , , | Leave a comment