Tag Archives: anti-capitalism

Breaking ranks: desertion as a crisis of meaning

A reflection on desertion, by Amador Fernández-Savater … It grabs your guts and won’t let go; restlessness, a background noise, a discomfort. The thing, far from disappearing, is growing. Despite distractions, narcotics, stubbornness; until you can’t stand it anymore. And … Continue reading

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Chile: Changing scale/perspective

This is the sixth of a short series that we dedicate to the memory of Chile’s revolutionaries on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1973 military coup d’état against the Chilean revolution and the government of Salvador Allende. … Continue reading

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Occupy as Rupture

We share an interview with Matt Peterson, by Amogh Sahu, published with The Institute of Anarchist Studies (August 24, 2023). The decade we have left behind, the 2010s, was described by the British journalist Paul Mason as a time where … Continue reading

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Thinking with Mario Tronti

We continue to share material by and about the work of Mario Tronti, in the wake of his recent death. We share a short but excellent essay by Mårten Björk on the trajectory of Tronti’s thought (from NLR/Sidecar 25/08/2023). Embracing … Continue reading

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Mario Tronti: Through the imperative to understand

The revolutions of the twentieth century did not fail because of their excessive rigidity, but because of their excessive suppleness: not by reason of their refusal of the late Modern, but because of their poor adaptation to it. The limit … Continue reading

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Mario Tronti: On destituent power

For Mario Tronti, from the Ill Will collective (22/05/2022) … In his influential 2008 interview with Adriano Vinale, Mario Tronti provides some of the earliest speculations on the possibility of a destituent power. Below we present the first English edition … Continue reading

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Mario Tronti: “I am defeated”

For Mario Tronti, from Communists in situ; Italian original / Mar 3rd, 2015 Translated by Rees Nicolas Under the soles of his shoes, you can still recognise the dirt of history. “This is all that remains. A mix of straw and shit … Continue reading

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Mario Tronti: “In art as in politics there is nothing other than struggle”

For Mario Tronti (from Blackout) … Can you really be outside? This is the question I asked Mario the last time we talked (Francesco Matarrese | Greenberg and Tronti: Being Really Outside?). Today, the eighth of January, his important, extraordinary answer arrived. Now … Continue reading

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For Mario Tronti (1931-2023)

For Mario Tronti, who died this last August 7th, we share a short text by Diego Sztulwark and Mario Tronti’s Thesis on Benjamin. Today Mario Tronti passed away. His 92 years were many, but he will surely remain the author … Continue reading

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Rodrigo Karmy Bolton: The ashes of the Republic

Reflections on the French police murder of Nahel Merzouk and the country’s July riots, by Rodrigo Karmy Bolton. (Lobo Suelto! 11/07/2023) What does it mean when France burns under barricades? Perhaps, that not only France but also the Republic, as … Continue reading

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