Necropolitics

Deutschland und der kommende Staatsfaschismus

17 Jul , 2017  

In einem FB Beitrag von gestern heißt es: „Das Problem mit dem Faschismus besteht nicht einfach nur im „völkischen Nationalismus“ (das natürlich auch, es ist die ideologische Rahmung), sondern in der Anhimmelung einer „effektiven Staatsgewalt“, einem endlich durchgreifenden Staatsapparat. Und: dieser allmächtige und zum barbarischen Zentrum kulminierende Staatsapparat ist die ...

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Groschenroman

Pole Position – 3

17 Jul , 2017  

Das Büro sagt ’ja!’ und schlägt tot Wenn man nicht einschläft, kann man auch nicht aufwachen, das hatte Snaffu gestern Nacht allen Ernstes mit erhobenen Kopf, der aus einem sweetshirtartigen Kleidungsstück mit Rollkragen herausragte, auf einem Bein pirouettierend im Silver Shadow gesagt, und das zumindest leuchtete Chief K. ein. Wenn ...

Necropolitics

Let Death Come Quickly

16 Jul , 2017  

From a series of tweets – A Dark Pessimist vs. an ultra-Optimist (A Daily Rant – BEWARE!): We worry over Trump while the planet burns… is this not madness? Humanity is a transitional thing… who wants to stay its execution. The guillotine is readying itself whether we will or no. ...

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EconoFiction

Fundamentals of Algorithmic Markets: Liquidity, Contingency, and the Incomputability of Exchange

16 Jul , 2017  

Since the mid-2000s, financial markets have been subjected to an unprecedented critical scrutiny, particularly in light of ‘black swan events’ such as the supposedly unpredictable Global Financial Crisis, and algorithmic ‘accidents’ such as the Flash Crash of May 2010. Yet while the complexity of derivatives instruments and the rise of ...

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NonPolitics

On Direct Democracy

16 Jul , 2017  

Taken from ediciones-ineditos [Originally published on the blog of Léon de Mattis, April 26th, 2017 in French. What follows is a translation into English by ediciones inéditos which has been reviewed by de Mattis himself. We found it has much that could illuminate the way forward as we have seen ...

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EconoFiction, PhiloFiction

Compositional Mutations: Nick Land and Libidinal Materialism

15 Jul , 2017  

With the  libidinal reformulation of being as composition ‘one acquires degrees of being, one loses  that which  has being’. – Nick Land, A Thirst for Annihilation Tracing Nietzsche’s libidinal energetics Nick Land would see four major thrusts: 1) a concerted questioning of the logicomathematical conception of the same, equal,  or ...

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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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documentation, Lexicon

Selected Writings

14 Jul , 2017  

The human species is doubtless the only one to have invented a specific mode of disappearance that has nothing to do with Nature’s law.   pdf here Foto: Bernhard Weber   ...

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NonPolitics

Der kommende Aufstand (pdf)

14 Jul , 2017  

Dieser Text wird aus Gründen der Dokumentation zugänglich gemacht.   … Es gibt keinen Grund, sich in diesem oder jenem Bürgerkollektiv zu engagieren, in dieser oder jener Sackgasse der radikalen Linken, in der letzten vereinten Hochstapelei. Alle Organisationen, die vorgeben, die gegenwärtige Ordnung anzufechten, haben selbst wie Marionetten die Form, ...

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EconoFiction, Mashines

Labor, Automation, and Refusal

13 Jul , 2017  

Marxism has, and had for a quite a long time, a problem with the question of work. This is not to say that Marxism can be confused with the insistence of its antagonist, capitalism, over the relations of labor and production – nowhere in Marx’s own writings do we find ...

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Biopolitics

Maria Mies, Silvia Federici, and Biopower

13 Jul , 2017  

In the 1970s, activists and intellectuals developed new modes of inquiry for understanding the administration, control, and punishment of human bodies, and the constitutive effects that these techniques had on our means of apprehending ourselves and communicating with others. While Michel Foucault’s work on biopolitics is a particularly celebrated example, ...

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NonPolitics

“Dear Citizens, This Is Your Police” – In Praise of the Police-Free Zone in Hamburg

12 Jul , 2017  

“Dear citizens, this is your police,” proclaimed a loudspeaker from behind a line of armored water cannons on Friday afternoon, July 7. A handful of unarmed young people dressed in bright colors were playing with an inflatable protest prop in the middle of an intersection on Willy-Brandt-Strasse over a kilometer ...

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NonPolitics

Der Riot als Teil der globalen Zirkulationskämpfe (1)

12 Jul , 2017  

„Sich den Gewalttätigen gegenüber der Gewalt zu enthalten heißt sich zu ihrem Komplizen zu machen. Wir haben nicht die Wahl zwischen Unschuld und Gewalt, sondern nur zwischen verschiedenen Formen der Gewalt … Die Gewalt ist die allen Regimen gemeinsame Ausgangssituation. Wenn man jegliche Gewalt verdammt, stellt man sich außerhalb des ...

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NonPolitics

Zum Riot im Schanzenviertel. Nicht distanzieren!

11 Jul , 2017  

Inzwischen sind die Bilder um die Welt gegangen: Im neuen europäischen Zentralstaat Deutschland, ökonomisch stabil wie kein anderes Land der westlichen Hemisphäre, brach im Rahmen des großen Protestes gegen den G 20 Gipfel ein Riot in einer Dimension aus, die man bisher hier nicht kannte und nur in anderen Ländern ...

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NonPolitics

The Police Lost Again Tonight in Hamburg: Why They Couldn’t Keep Control

9 Jul , 2017  

taken from here Tonight, for the second night in a row, approximately 20,000 police armed with the best crowd control technology money can buy utterly lost control of downtown Hamburg. Last night was bad enough, with clashes and decentralized attacks continuing well past sunrise; tonight they were forced to withdraw ...

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