Tag Archives: anti-capitalism

France: Reading events at Sainte-Soline and Serge Duteuil-Graziani

Serge Duteuil-Graziani came out of a coma, a month after being seriously injured during the demonstration against mega-reservoir in Sainte-Soline on March 25, 2023. But his prognosis remains critical. We begin with a press release of April 26, from his … Continue reading

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France: The desire for revolution

Every revolution begins when Society has outgrown the view of life on which the existing forms of social life were founded, when the contradictions between life such as it is, and life as it should be, and might be, become … Continue reading

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France: The struggle for a water commons

From lundimatin #376, 27/03/2023 … What Happened at Sainte-Soline 200 injured, 40 seriously injured, one person between life and death The rally against the mega-[water] reservoir of Sainte-Soline should have been festive. The defenders of water, who came by the … Continue reading

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Beyond the Periphery of the Skin: An Interview with Silvia Federici

Celebrating March 8, International Women’s Day … What is the “body” under capitalism? When we speak of the body, how has our sense of “self” in relation to our bodies been redefined, reduced, and mutilated under the logic of capital … Continue reading

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Italy: Autonomia (20) –  Porto Marghera: the last firebrands

We close our brief selection of texts dedicated to Italy’s operaismo and Autonomia returning to where in some sense it all began, amidst the workers of the country’s large industrial complexes and their struggles for dignity as workers, but struggles … Continue reading

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Italy: Autonomia (18) – Feminism: Silvia Federici

Italian autonomist Silvia Federici on wages and housework. Federici was co-founder of the International Feminist Collective, and an organizer with the wages for housework campaign. In 1973, she helped start Wages for Housework groups in the US. In 1975 she published Wages Against … Continue reading

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Italy: Autonomia (16) – Feminism: Mariarosa Dalla Costa and Selma James

We share below the brilliant and very influential pamphlet The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community by Mariarosa Dalla Costa and Selma James of 1972 that used a feminist reading of Marx to challenge Left orthodoxy on … Continue reading

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Italy: Autonomia (15) – Feminism

Hence we must refuse housework as women’s work, as work imposed upon us, which we never invented, which has never been paid for, in which they have forced us to cope with absurd hours, 12 and 13 a day, in … Continue reading

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Italy: Autonomia (14) – Félix Guattari

Félix Guattari reading the future into the past … The Proliferation of Margins Felix Guattari – Integrated world capitalism does not aim at a systematic and generalized repression of the workers, women, youth, minorities … The means of production on … Continue reading

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Italy: Autonomia (13) – Paolo Virno

Paolo Virno was active in Potere Operaio until its dissolution in 1973. He was actively in the movement of 1977 and with Oreste Scalzone and Franco Piperno, founded the Metropolitan magazine. Two years later, the editorial group of the magazine … Continue reading

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