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Nuit Debout: The arts of rebellion

What makes night within us may leave stars. Victor Hugo The radicalness of a political movement can be measured by the extent of its resonances in different spheres of life and the extent to which it transgresses and creates thresholds … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: David Graeber

We share below an article by David Graeber on Nuit Debout originally published in Le Monde, (12/04/2016) and shared on blog.gmane.org/gmane.culture.internet.nettime.

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Nuit Debout: An anonymous voice among many

The voices of Nuit Debout are many.  If by political or social movement is meant a consistent, unified, centralised and programed force, then Nuit Debout is not one.  It is rather a space, a confluence, a threshold of and for … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Ballast Debout

We continue to share voices from Nuit Debout. The french journal Ballast is one of the most lucid, eloquent and critical voices on the country’s left.  The members of the collective responsible for the journal have been involved individually in … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: What next and how?

We need to keep open not only our ways of thinking, but also the related methods of organising, the tactics, techniques and technologies we use – it’s a constant battle to ward off institutionalisation.  That sense of openness and movement … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Creation unleashed

Thousands of persons gather in the Place de la République in Paris, and in all of France, since the 31st of March.  Assemblies are formed where people discuss and exchange.  Each appropriates speech and public space. Neither heard nor represented, … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Other voices

The Nuit Debout movement in france takes on no single form, even behind the ritual of the general assemblies in Paris and now other cities.  It is plural, chaotic, fed by the multiple protests against the country’s new proposed labour … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Resonances of rebellion

“This must be a perfect mini-society,” a member of the gardening committee told the crowd. A poetry committee has been set up to document and create the movement’s slogans. “Every movement needs its artistic and literary element,” said the poet … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: From protest to rebellious creation in france

In the wake of ongoing mass protests in france against proposed reforms to the labour code in the country, promising only more work and more precariousness for the benefit of Capital, a call was made by numerous collectives and associations, … Continue reading

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