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John Holloway: Critical thought against the capitalist hydra

John Holloway remains one of the most eloquent marxists of our times.  With intellectual roots in italian autonomist marxism, his insistence on reading Capital as a dynamic system of social relations of appropriation constructed through struggles against peoples’ efforts to autonomously and … Continue reading

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Scenes from the class struggle in spain: Evictions and the reign of capital

The politics of eviction is the political expression of the protection of Capital …

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The necropolitics of neoliberalism: Clara Valverde Gefaell

Whatever reality corresponded to the distinction between the working class and the sub-proletariat/lumpenproletariat under industrial capitalism has been lost in the fragmentation of the former under financial-speculative capitalism. Industry has not of course disappeared, but the conditions under which those … Continue reading

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Down with labour: Anselm Jappe

… there is no longer a criticism of capitalism possible that is not accompanied by a criticism of labour.  The criticism of labour is not a “luxury” destined exclusively for rich countries.  On the contrary, it is even more pressing … Continue reading

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The Assault

Neoliberalism: the transfer of social wealth to private hand, enforced by the State.  The lie of an expansion of free markets and free human economic activity is belied by State enforced appropriations of commons, created over generations, for private gain … Continue reading

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Future Suspended

From the crisis-scape research collective and the film maker Ross Domoney of Aletheia Photos comes a striking film study of Athens and Greece under the reign of crisis.  From the appropriation of public land for private accumulation, to terror against … Continue reading

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The violence of capitalism … and the resistance to it: Stories from spain

Video, No Job Land, by Olmo Calvo, Eva Filgeira and Gabriel Pecot …

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South Africa: The apartheid of capitalism

From John Pilger, the documentary film Apartheid Did Not Die (1998) … In 1994 South Africa inspired the world as millions of people cued patiently to vote in the country’s first democratic elections.  It was the end of apartheid, the … Continue reading

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It was once remarked (by Guy Debord) that a society whose members are fully born within the spectacle will not have any other reference point than the spectacle itself making the prospects of a revolution unlikely. We would like to … Continue reading

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