Author Archives: Julius Gavroche

Giorgio Agamben: Political consciousness, today

What defines political consciousness today? A subtle conjugation of renunciation and hope. When God ordered Abraham to sacrifice Isaac on Mount Moriah, he gave up his son without hesitation and yet – at least this is what Kierkegaard suggests in … Continue reading

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Josep Rafanell i Orra: Short treatise on cosmo-anarchism

From lundi matin #400, (24/10/2023) … It could be a question of characterising the collapses that we are experiencing; the collapse of living environments, of the social world and its prisons: its institutions; the collapse of the idea of a … Continue reading

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Alberto Toscano: The War on Gaza and Israel’s Fascism Debate

From the Verso Books Blog (19/10/2023) … Western critics of Israel’s apartheid policies and far-right government are frequently accused of antisemitism, but leftist and left-liberal Israelis have been decrying the country’s descent into fascism for years. In this article, Alberto Toscano … Continue reading

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Ian Alan Paul: Between the Sea and the Security Fence

Stretching our imaginaries, our desires, for a different Palestine-Israel. We share an essay originally published with Ill Will (18/10/2023). Across Gaza’s fragmented collage of architectures and ruins, the abstraction of life rivals life itself. Subsumed by social technologies that densely … Continue reading

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From the Galilee to Gaza: A Voice from Palestine

From the CrimethInc. collective, 17/10/2023 … Right now, the Israeli military is raining bombs onto people trapped in Gaza. They have already killed almost 3000 people and displaced over a million more. This is just the latest chapter in over a century … Continue reading

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Maria Kakogianni: Pour une lutte maîtresse

T.N. “maîtresse”: the french word for teacher, or for that which teaches; “l’idée maîtresse” or “la lutte maîtresse”: the key idea or struggle, but not in the sense of essential (and exclusively so), but that idea or struggle which “teaches”. … Continue reading

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Israel and the violent illusion of sovereignty

From settler-colonialism to ethnic cleansing, apartheid and genocide … “It is no exaggeration to say that the Intifada questions the future of Judaism with force and obstinacy. The tragedy of the Holocaust is well documented and indelibly etched into our … Continue reading

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Judith Butler: What is the value of Palestinian lives?

The 2014 Edward Said Memorial Lecture with Dr. Judith Butler 13 October 2014The Palestine CenterWashington, DC Yousef Munayyer: Moving to today’s program. We are very happy to host, on an annual basis, a memorial lecture commemorating the contributions and life of Professor … Continue reading

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Edward Said: Truth and Reconciliation

In all my works, I remained fundamentally critical of a gloating and uncritical nationalism. … My view of Palestine … remains the same today: I expressed all sorts of reservations about the insouciant nativism, and militant militarism of the nationalist … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: The Israel/Palestine Conflict

Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the Israel/Palestine Conflict …

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