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The Cop-Free Zone

From the CrimethInc. Collective (02/07/2020)… The Cop-Free Zone: Reflections from Experiments in Autonomy around the US The cop-free zone is not the particular block or traffic circle or park. It is the shared commitment to defending a space and eliminating … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Tracing the lines of fracture

On the one hand, then, there is antagonism, everything that contributes to our generalized dispossession, itself associated with pure and simple destruction; and on the other hand, everything that seeks to oppose it, in an ethical leap to save the … Continue reading

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The ethics of revolution

With resonances of Mario Tronti and with the yellow vests in the background, a reflection on the ethics of revolution … What can, what must keep us standing: About revolutionary ethics Dietrich Hoss (lundi matin #228, 03/02/2020) Always the same … Continue reading

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Frédéric Lordon: Imagining revolution and the problem of scale

To share, in translation, a critical essay of “micro” revolutionary politics, by Frédéric Lordon … Lordon may be accused of simply reenacting the old marxist-social democratic criticism of anarchism: that the latter’s anti-statism ignores the inevitable role of state power, … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Insurrection at the end times of capital

Walter Benjamin, in an early and originally unpublished essay, described capitalism as a religion, a purely cultic religion without dogma or theology; a religion in which things and deeds have meaning only in relation to the cult. The ends are … Continue reading

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Looking back-forward at the gilets jaunes: A taking stock

We share an unfinished debate on the yellow vests’ movement, on what is or was radical within it, and where it failed, if indeed it did so. Our caution here is dictated by the different positions in the exchange below. … Continue reading

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Raoul Vaneigem: An appeal to life

Photograph by Guillaume Amat (from the series open fields) On the occasion of Raoul Vaneigem’s most recent essay, Appel à la vie contre la tyrannie étatique et marchande, we share an interview, in translation, that he gave to the Ballast … Continue reading

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Raoul Vaneigem: A radical politics of life

From Ballast, an excerpt from Raoul Vaneigem’s most recent essay, which we present below in translation.

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The gilets jaunes: A movement(s) at a crossroads

On the day of Act XX … The Temps critique collective (22/03/2019), in a finely developed analysis of the yellow vests movement(s) of france, elaborates three fundamental criticisms: the movement has hitherto been unable to define itself, it has equally … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: A question of time

A reflection on the re-appropriation of time as the revolution within the yellow vests insurrection. Words from a yellow vests newspaper. And images and words of a movement, now in its “Act XVI”.

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