Post by: Hostis Hostis

NonPolitics

A Short Introduction to the Politics of Cruelty

23 Jul , 2017  

Hostis is a negation. It emerges devoid of ethics, lacking any sense of democracy, and without a care for pre-figuring anything. Fed up with the search for a social solution to the present crisis, it aspires to be attacked wildly and painted as utterly black without a single virtue. In ...

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documentation

Guy Debord – Riots

14 Jul , 2017  

August 13-16 1965, the blacks of Los Angeles revolted. An incident between traffic police and pedestrians developed into two days of spontaneous riots. Despite increasing reinforcements, the forces of order were unable to regain control of the streets. By the third day the blacks had armed themselves by looting accessible ...

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NonPolitics

The Real War (La guerre véritable)**

18 Mai , 2017  

What we have undertaken must not be confused with anything else and cannot be limited to the expression of certain ideas or even less to what is rightly considered art. It is necessary to produce and to eat: many things are necessary that are still nothing, and so it is ...

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NonPolitics

Call for Submissions, Hostis Issue 3: Fuck The Police

16 Mai , 2017  

The Police = The Enemy We are persuaded by the Situationist belief that all good critiques can be boiled down to a slogan. Those for our issue? “All Cops Are Bastards.” “Fuck The Police.” “Off the Pigs.” “Fire to the Prisons.” The ...

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NonPolitics

Against the State of Emergency

15 Mai , 2017  

This text was translated from the French by Robert Hurley and merits a statement regarding the context from which it emerged. The original article,‘contre létat d’urgence, l’urgence de prendre la rue,’ was written upon request by the French newspaper Le Monde. The newspaper had asked for a commentary from some ...

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NonMusic

SAD ASIAN GIRLS

15 Mai , 2017  

Before getting right into the work of SAD ASIAN GIRLS CLUB and some of the ideas and politics behind what SAGC produces, could you tell us a little bit about how you all came together and started this project? Has SAGC kept (relatively) the same members since it was first ...

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Biopolitics

SAD ASIAN GIRLS

29 Apr , 2016  

Before getting right into the work of SAD ASIAN GIRLS CLUB and some of the ideas and politics behind what SAGC produces, could you tell us a little bit about how you all came together and started this project? Has SAGC kept (relatively) the same members since it was first ...

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NonPolitics

…THE OTHER: A RELIC OF RECOGNITION PAST

25 Apr , 2016  

§3 We all know the popular argument about anthropology being a perverse theater where the Other is always ‚represented‘ or ‚invented‘ according to the sordid interests of the West. Nothing can camouflage the paternalism of this thesis, as it simply refocuses the conversation back on Westerners too anxious to talk ...

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Lexicon, NonPolitics

A Short Introduction to the Politics of Cruelty

27 Mrz , 2016  

This is a brief excerpt from the introduction to Hostis Issue 1. A PDF of the full issue can be found here THE PROBLEM with the social is not that it fails at its intended goals. There is no use in disputing the advances in education, science, or medicine brought ...

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Gosse, Necropolitics, NonPolitics, PhiloFiction

Die Politik der Grausamkeit

8 Dez , 2015  

I). Die Politik, die uns anleitet, ist nicht ethisch, sondern grausam. Wir setzen der Politik der Ethik die Politik der Grausamkeit entgegen. Die Ethik geht ganz auf die Griechen zurück, deren Ethik das Studium des »guten Lebens« beinhaltete. Unsere Interessen liegen überhaupt nicht darin, besser als unsere Feinde zu sein. ...

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