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John Holloway: Imagining-living anti-capitalism with the Zapatistas

From Roarmag (20/05/2021) … … civilization cannot be saved from the center. The only way to create a “civilized,” socially acceptable society is by abolishing capitalism and creating other, mutually recognitive ways of living. The task is urgent, the windows … Continue reading

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John Holloway: We have no answers; we have questions. Urgent ones

From Roarmag (01/05/2021) … We do not know how to stop the planetary destruction caused by capital — but by asking the right questions we can find our way forward together. We live in a failed system. It is becoming … Continue reading

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John Holloway: Cascade of angers; a post-pandemic fantasy

From Roarmag (27/06/2020), an essay by John Holloway … We do not have the knee of a murderous policeman on our neck, but we, too, cannot breathe. We cannot breathe because capitalism is killing us.

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When rebellion is child’s play: John Holloway on the zapatistas

John Holloway has been a keen observer of the zapatista movement since its beginning, and we share two reflections by him, as a closing contribution on the mexican revolution, or revolutions, both past and present.

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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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We are the crises: John Holloway

In our interesting times of rebellion, with protests across north africa, europe, the americas, the work of John Holloway provides us with conceptual tools that help to understand and act in our present …

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The anti-worlds of communism: John Holloway

From the The Guardian, a video series that reflects on worlds beyond capitalism.  The first is an animation to the words of John Holloway …

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Italy: Autonomia (9) – Antonio Negri

Today the process of constituting class independence is first and foremost a process of separation. … I am emphasising this forced separation in order to clarify the overall meaninglessness of a capitalist world within which I find myself constituted in … Continue reading

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Italy: Autonomia (2)

Anarchist truth cannot and must not become the monopoly of one individual or committee; nor can it depend on the decisions of real or fictitious majorities. All that is necessary — and sufficient — is for everyone to have and to … Continue reading

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Anarchism: Giving form to autonomy

This post was born of an exchange of letters between John Holloway and Michael Hardt that focused on the issue of “anti-capitalist social movements” and their “organisation” and “institutionalisation”. The letters date from 2011, but their subject remains contemporary, as … Continue reading

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