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The long and winding May of 1968 (3): The italian autonomist movement

Autonomy is the body without organs of politics, anti-hierarchical, anti-dialectical, anti-representative.  It is not only a political project, it is a project for existence. Individuals are never autonomous: they depend on external recognition.  The autonomous body is not exclusive or … Continue reading

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For Moishe Postone

In all revolutions up till now the mode of activity remained unchanged and it was only a question of a different distribution of this activity, a new distribution of labour to other persons, whilst the communist revolution is directed against … Continue reading

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Anarchism, geography and the politics of space IV: Simon Springer’s postfraternal embrace of David Harvey

For anarchists, as the insurrectionary ethos moves through a community, it mobilizes political power by circulating ideas and making room for voluntary association. Such a view of power isn’t actually individualist, but rather it’s necessarily a relational assemblage, where the … Continue reading

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Anarchism, geography and the politics of space III: David Harvey and anarchist geography

… let radical geography be just that: radical geography, free of any particular “ism”, nothing more, nothing less. David Harvey We have little or no interest in polemics.  But differences of perception, thought, forms of life, when they happen or … Continue reading

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Anarchism, geography and the politics of space II: Simon Springer

As a political philosophy, anarchism fully appreciates the processual nature of space, where the politics of waiting—for the revolution, for the withering away of the state, for the stages of history to pass—are all rejected in favor of the realism … Continue reading

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Rethinking Anarchism: Carlos Taibo (6)

What follows below is the 6th Chapter of Carlos Taibo’s Rethinking Anarchy: Direct Action, Self-Management, Autonomy (La Catarata, Madrid, 2013).  Largely concerned with the history of spanish anarchism, Taibo also considers, in this chapter, the complex relationship between anarchism and marxism, … Continue reading

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