This post was born of an exchange of letters between John Holloway and Michael Hardt that focused on the issue of “anti-capitalist social movements” and their “organisation” and “institutionalisation”. The letters date from 2011, but their subject remains contemporary, as … Continue reading
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From Roarmag (20/05/2021) … … civilization cannot be saved from the center. The only way to create a “civilized,” socially acceptable society is by abolishing capitalism and creating other, mutually recognitive ways of living. The task is urgent, the windows … Continue reading
From Roarmag (01/05/2021) … We do not know how to stop the planetary destruction caused by capital — but by asking the right questions we can find our way forward together. We live in a failed system. It is becoming … Continue reading
From Roarmag (27/06/2020), an essay by John Holloway … We do not have the knee of a murderous policeman on our neck, but we, too, cannot breathe. We cannot breathe because capitalism is killing us.
The resonances of the gilets jaunes movement(s), as captured by Jacques Fradin. It is a reading of the insurrection that does not hold back or step away from criticising the “Left”, and beyond. The essay was already published in English … Continue reading
John Holloway has been a keen observer of the zapatista movement since its beginning, and we share two reflections by him, as a closing contribution on the mexican revolution, or revolutions, both past and present.
With national elections forthcoming in spain, and the recent election of Jeremy Corbyn to the head of the Labour Party in britain, enthusiasm for “leftwing governments” survives, even with the debacle of Syriza in greece. In one more effort at … Continue reading
In our interesting times of rebellion, with protests across north africa, europe, the americas, the work of John Holloway provides us with conceptual tools that help to understand and act in our present …
From the The Guardian, a video series that reflects on worlds beyond capitalism. The first is an animation to the words of John Holloway …