Tag Archives: anti-capitalism

Politics in times of madness: Franco “Bifo” Berardi

Psychosis: A severe mental disorder in which thought and emotions are so impaired that contact is lost with external reality. It is unclear whether the metaphor of being in “touch with reality” is adequate to understand human life in general, … Continue reading

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Breaking through the domestication of the Stonewall Riots

‘Q’ then, will never be a coherent letter tacked as a bridge on some list of identities. The past decade shows the poverty or ruin of every attempt to do so. We’ve said already that these words are magic. We … Continue reading

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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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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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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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For May Day

Reflections on work and the limits of work centred anti-capitalism (from spain) …

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From extinction rebellion to desirous rebellion

At the moment when all humanity lives under the menace of possible annihilation, for the very means of this annihilation have ceased to be illusory, then the whole of the real, all at once, descends into fiction. Marcel Mariën, Théorie … Continue reading

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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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