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Miguel Amorós: Between capitalism and anti-capitalism – the struggle for territory (2)

For us, nature is not a pre-social fact, but a product of culture and history, a space defined by an eminently rural sense of time, which is why we shall employ the word “territory” when referring to it. Similarly, by … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Between capitalism and anti-capitalism – the struggle for territory (1)

It is revolutionary to know how to make a loaf of bread, but it is also revolutionary to know how to make a barricade. Its segregation as well as its resistance do not have the goal of its isolated survival … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Anti-capitalism as a struggle for space

A basic principle of anti-developmentalism says that a society full of capital is an urban society, which is why a society without capital must be an agrarian society. From this perspective, a liberated urban space would therefore have to be … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Technology and the making of fascist totalitarianism

Without a historical subject, the unity of theory and practice, of reality and reason, is impossible. Events do not awaken consciousness, but at most instill resignation, thus tending to lose their significance as the terrain of practice, but never totally. … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Culture as the spectacular domestication of desire

In the current historical phase, and insofar as a project opposed to the dominant system is conceivable, the recovery of culture as a Ciceronian cultura animi does not imply patient dedication to learning, or a craftsman-like cultivation of skill, or a militant … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: The crises of capitalism

The current crisis, the threshold of a depression in every sense of the word, introduces us to a scenario of profound change and traumatic rupture, where it is impossible to reverse course. The consequences will be of momentous importance. Society, … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Capitalism as sickness and death

Society is sick of capitalism and any cure must involve the eradication of the latter. To fight disease it is not enough to dissimulate the symptoms. This has been the shortcoming of environmentalism. The problem can only be resolved by … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: The need for a revolutionary orientation

A revolutionary, anti-development movement must have a decolonizing orientation, it will have to be directed towards the locality, it will have to have an anti-statist, de-industrializing and autonomous orientation. That is, it must reinforce, during this phase, a horizontal, integral … Continue reading

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Jaime Semprun: The end of critical theory

  Revolutionary theory is now the enemy of all revolutionary ideology and knows it. Guy Debord, Society of the Spectacle   … since the theoreticians are in reality, as I have pointed out, just as defenseless as ordinary people when … Continue reading

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Jaime Semprun: For a ruthless criticism of all that exists

  In all the representations disseminated by catastrophism, in the way they are elaborated as well as in the conclusions they inspire, we see above all an astonishing accumulation of denials of reality. The most obvious is the one that … Continue reading

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