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The metaphysics of capitalist radicality

From the Lundi matin collective (#308, 11/10/2021), a text-intervention by Jean-Marc Royer … La critique d’un ordre social et politique a besoin d’une perspective, d’un horizon de sens pour parvenir à problématiser les analyses; le seul point de vue qui … Continue reading

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Jean-Luc Nancy: May 68

We close our overly brief and modest sharing of the work of Jean-Luc Nancy with an interview (in translation) that he gave to Carole Dely, for the journal Sens publique on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of france’s May … Continue reading

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For Samuel Luiz; with all LGBTQI people

In the early hours of the 3rd of July, 24 year old Samuel Luiz was beaten to death outside a nightclub by a dozen people in La Coruña, Galicia. The motivation would appear to be that he was gay. (The … Continue reading

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Cesare Battisti: The Plague

From lundi matin #249, 29/06/2020 … In this text somewhere between poetry and politics, Cesare Battisti takes as a starting point Camus’ novel The Plague, to give us his contribution to the work barely started since the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Revolution born of exhaustion

More than tiring, the capitalist world exhausts possibilities; indeed, through fatigue, it blinds to our exhaustion. What lies before us is a repetition of the same. But that repetition can not entirely cover over the meaningless of our lives divorced … Continue reading

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Of trees and of men

From lundi matin #209 (23/09/2019): further reflections on Capital’s ecocide (in translation) … Two weeks ago, lundi matin published a beautiful text by Alessi Dell’Umbria on the subject of extractivism in general and the Amazon fires in particular:La terre brûlée … Continue reading

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For Immanuel Wallerstein (1930-2019)

It amazes me that people are surprised when underclasses rebel. The surprising thing is that they do not do it more often. The combination of the oppressiveness of poverty and racism and the lack of short-term, or even medium-term hope … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Giving colour to suffering

Writing within the marxist critique of value tradition (e.g., the Krisis group), Benoit Bohy-Bunel offers a theoretically rich reading of the yellow vests movement. Without completely sharing the views of the author, the essay remains important.*

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Tourism: The spectacle of travel

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust A celebration of the Left Hand Rotation’s documentary film, “Fascínio”. Tourism is the highest form of alienation in our time. The modern traveler is divorced from all relations to place and … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Between capitalism and anti-capitalism – the struggle for territory (2)

For us, nature is not a pre-social fact, but a product of culture and history, a space defined by an eminently rural sense of time, which is why we shall employ the word “territory” when referring to it. Similarly, by … Continue reading

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