Jose Rosales

Tomorrow Was Shahrivar 1401: Notes on the Iranian Uprisings

Iman Ganji and Jose Rosales . On September 13, Zhina (Mahsa) Amini,1 a twenty-two-year-old Kurdish woman, was arrested and detained by the Iranian “morality police”2 while visiting Tehran with her family from Saqqez (in Iran’s Kurdistan Province). Her charge: allegedly violating the law …

Tomorrow Was Shahrivar 1401: Notes on the Iranian Uprisings

FIGURING A WOMEN’S REVOLUTION: BODIES INTERACTING WITH THEIR IMAGES

The English translation of this incredible text, written by L, was originally posted here via Jadaliyya [Translated by Alireza Doostdar.] [2]  For Zhina, for Niloofar, for Elaheh, for Mahsa, for Elmira, and for those whose names I have yet to call.  Is the uprising …

FIGURING A WOMEN’S REVOLUTION: BODIES INTERACTING WITH THEIR IMAGES

…NI UNO SOLO; NI UNA MENOS: INTRODUCTION FOR ‘CONVERSATIONS ON THE NEW ERA OF FEMINIST INTERNATIONALISM’

The following is a short introduction for a forthcoming discussion between comrades from an NYC feminist group and an Iranian-Kurdish collective in the first issue of The Reservoir–a new publication run out of Woodbine (NYC) Ni uno solo-Ni Una Menos: this is …

…NI UNO SOLO; NI UNA MENOS: INTRODUCTION FOR ‘CONVERSATIONS ON THE NEW ERA OF FEMINIST INTERNATIONALISM’

Death haunts every line of flight, tempting revolutionary forms of self-destruction into becoming forms of reactionary suicide

Thesis: States and state-capture [comparison + appropriation] are solutions to the problem posed by the lines of flight encountered in the historical process of State formation. But while both capture and its evasion presupposes these lines of flight as indeterminate …

Death haunts every line of flight, tempting revolutionary forms of self-destruction into becoming forms of reactionary suicide

Destituer le monde est un sport du combat — cursory remarks on M.Tari’s ‘There Is No Unhappy Revolution’

The world too will end; this is certainty and not hope.In fact, countless worlds have ended, are ending as we speak The end of the World depends on us.True friendship is the end of the World,the beginning of our play …

Destituer le monde est un sport du combat — cursory remarks on M.Tari’s ‘There Is No Unhappy Revolution’

‘Theory and Practice are but the attributes of an Anti-social Substance’: notes on Deleuze’s periodization of the theory-practice relation

NOTE: What follows are a set of incomplete notes drafted in the lead up to the Quiver Reading Group organized around the theme of ‘new weapons for thought’, and whose first meeting will read Deleuze and Foucault’s ‘Intellectuals & Power’ …

‘Theory and Practice are but the attributes of an Anti-social Substance’: notes on Deleuze’s periodization of the theory-practice relation

From Theological to Historical Apocatastasis: Notes on Benjamin’s ‘Theologico-Political Fragment’

Strength of hatred in Marx.Fighting spirit of the working class.Interlay revolutionary destruction and the idea of redemption.— Walter Benjamin, ‘Notes on the Concept of History,’ (1939) 1. To have repudiated with the utmost vehemence the political significance of Millenarianism is …

From Theological to Historical Apocatastasis: Notes on Benjamin’s ‘Theologico-Political Fragment’

Iran: “There Is an Infinite Amount of Hope… but Not for Us”

An Interview Discussing the Pandemic, Economic Crisis, Repression, and Resistance in Iran All around the world, as the compromises that stabilized capitalism through the 20th century collapse, people are facing increasingly authoritarian measures from governments of all stripes. In this …

Iran: “There Is an Infinite Amount of Hope… but Not for Us”

A Model of Behavior Like A Cop or A Female Saint: On Jean-Patrick Manchette’s Nada

,, , Posted on July 24, 2020 Before the Red Army Faction in Germany (1970–1998), the Red Brigades in Italy (1970–1988), and Action Directe in France (1979–1987), there was Nada. This latter group was a significantly smaller formation relative to …

A Model of Behavior Like A Cop or A Female Saint: On Jean-Patrick Manchette’s Nada

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