Tag Archives: anti-capitalism

Giorgio Agamben: The way of poverty

A reflection on Giorgio Agamben’s work, The Highest Poverty, or on the “way of poverty” against the “way of wealth or enrichment”, by Jacques Fradin. (lundi matin #186, 09/04/2019)

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Lessons from greece: The war on dissidence

From the CrimethInc. Collective (19/03/2019) … Putting Ideas on Trial: The Greek State’s Laboratory of Repression – An Interview with Nikos Romanos, Imprisoned Anarchist After several failed attempts across Europe to frame anarchists and other anti-authoritarians with conspiracy and terrorism charges, the … Continue reading

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In solidarity with the Asilo Occupato of Turin: To occupy, to squat is to resist

Across europe, driven by the desire and need to extract maximum profit from urban spaces, authoritarian handmaidens of capital, in the guise of State-democratic authority, turn their violence on those people who are nothing but obstacles to the management of … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Creative violence against State brutality

Fear! How long has it been since the ruling classes (of a “developed” country) have feared their poor? The forced gymnastics of the french government’s “great national debate”, supported and secured by a militarised police apparatus whose only red line … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: A movement that is not a movement

Movement is the impossibility, indefiniteness and imperfection of every politics. It always leaves a residue. In this perspective the motto I cited as a rule for myself might be reformulated in ontological terms as this: ‘the movement is that which … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: A rebellion against the totalitarians

How can one not but feel pride in being French? Emmanuel Macron, Letter to the French Act IX, Saturday January 12: the yellow vest insurrection continues. In response to french president Macron’s invitation for a “great national debate” on the … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Giving colour to suffering

Writing within the marxist critique of value tradition (e.g., the Krisis group), Benoit Bohy-Bunel offers a theoretically rich reading of the yellow vests movement. Without completely sharing the views of the author, the essay remains important.*

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Finding our way through the yellow vests insurrection

Reflecting on the yellow vests rebellion with the CrimethInc. collective …

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A yellow costume that creates community

Photograph by Rémy Soubanère The movement of yellow vests seems to confirm a break of the historical thread of class struggles. If we stubbornly insist on sharing articles on the “gilets jaunes” of france, it is because they embody a number … Continue reading

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From Brazil: A call for resistance, a call for rebellion

Published with the Crimethinc. Collective, we share a call from Brazil to resist the new Bolsonaro regime (in english and portuguese).

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