Tag Archives: State and Capital

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Whose war is this?

We share a statement from leftist youth of azerbaijan against the war over nagorno-karabakh. Its english translation was passed onto to us by the notbored.org collective, whom we warmly thank. Anti-War Declaration of the Leftist Youth of Azerbaijan (1) “Our … Continue reading

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Chile: Looking Back on a Year of Uprising

From the CrimethInc. Collective (15/10/2020), a reflection on the chilean uprising … Chile: Looking Back on a Year of Uprising – What Makes Revolt Spread—and What Hinders It? The Fight for Dignity and the Campaign for a New Constitution October … Continue reading

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Greece: Everything Is Coming to a Boil

Posted with the CrimethInc. Collective (15/07/2020) … Looming Recession, the Ban on Freedom of Assembly, and the Death of Vassilis Maggos Since coming to power last summer, Greece’s far-right New Democracy party has waged an all-out war against immigrants, anarchists, and rebels, attempting … Continue reading

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A.C.A.B.: A Manifesto

MANIFESTO AGAINST POLICE VIOLENCE / PUSSY RIOT x LASTESIS This manifesto is co-written and co-performed byfeminists from Mexico, Chile and Russia. We unite ourforces to stop police violence. In solidarity we trust.Pussy Riot x LASTESIS. PART 1. LASTESIS a feminist … Continue reading

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Arundhati Roy: Our task is to disable the engine

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the machine of capitalism to a grinding halt. Arundhati Roy (Progressive International, 02/05/2020) While the human race is momentarily incarcerated, and even as a record-size hole opens in the ozone layer above the Arctic, the … Continue reading

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Tomás Ibáñez: The State and the pandemic

You might as well be hung for deathAs breaking a machine–So now my Lad, your sword unsheathAnd make it sharp and keen- We are ready now your cause to joinWhenever you may call;So make foul blood run clear & fineOf … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Translating a pandemic politically (3)

The new experience that has replaced dignified suffering is artificially prolonged, opaque, depersonalized maintenance. Ivan Illich, Medical Nemesis I If political sovereignty is defined by the decision on the exception (Carl Schmitt), on what is to be excluded from and … Continue reading

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Mapping our dystopia

We continue to share translations from the not bored collective which are generously forwarded to us. Ongoing reflections on the politics of a pandemic …

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Santiago López Petit: Coronavirus as theatre of truth

Humanity is entering a phase of its history in which truth is reduced to a moment in the movement of the false. True is that false speech that must be kept true even when its untruth is proven. But in … Continue reading

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Achille Mbembe: The necropolitics of a pandemic

… the ultimate expression of sovereignty resides, to a large degree, in the power and the capacity to dictate who may live and who must die. Achille Mbembe, Necropolitics From a brazilian newspaper, an interview with Achille Mbembe … Mbembe … Continue reading

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