Tag Archives: Miguel Amorós

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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Miguel Amorós: The period of decline

Capitalism, in the late stage of globalization, has abolished all communitarian bonds, autonomous cultures, sociability, collective practices, group identities, etc., stripping individuals of any direct and profound relation with their kind and their environment, and instead setting them at odds. … Continue reading

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Jaime Semprun: The abyss repopulates itself

  Among the things that people do not want to hear, and that they do not want to see, when in reality they are displayed right before their eyes, are the following: the fact that all the technological improvements that … Continue reading

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Finding our way in the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes with the words of Miguel Amorós

A March 2018 interview in which Miguel Amorós discusses his anti-development concepts, the global trend towards mega-urbanization, the destructive tendencies of capitalist development, Latin American populist governments and their social basis, the civil society movement, and perspectives for a movement … Continue reading

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The Situationists and May 1968

We share an essay by Miguel Amorós critically analysing the situationist reading of and role in May 68 (from libcom.org), followed by a series of Situationist texts from the events of May 68 … A brief review of the role played … Continue reading

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