PhiloFiction

The ‘Gemeinwesen’ Has Always Been Here: An Engagement with the Ideas of Jacques Camatte

16 Jul , 2020  

Taken from Ill Will Editions

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The less you are, the less you express your own life, the more you have, the more pronounced is your alienated life, the greater is the aggregate of your alienated being.

-Karl Marx,  Economic-Philosophical Manuscripts, 1844 [1]

Jacques ...

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PhiloFiction

Derivative and difference. On the stratagem of différance in Derrida

15 Jul , 2020  

In the case of derivatives, it is always also a matter of a differentiality that is shifted and shifted in time, whereby one can paraphrase this with Derrida’s stratagem of “différance”, which he presented in his writing Marginalities of Philosophy. (Derrida 1976: 6ff.) For Derrida, the stratagem of différance has ...

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EconoFiction

China & US Power

15 Jul , 2020  

Can China do much to fight back against the power wielded by the US in the world economy? At first sight, that looks unlikely. China is big, but world trade is conducted in dollars, and the US has economic, political and military influence across the globe. The usual result of ...

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NonPolitics

Serbia: The Latest Front in the COVID-19 Riots

14 Jul , 2020  

Just outside the European Union, Serbia is the latest country in the COVID-19 era in which simmering unrest has given rise to open revolt. In this upheaval, as at the beginning of the Gilets Jaunes movement in France, protesters of every persuasion from fascists and football hooligans to liberals, leftists, ...

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Documentation

New Magazine: Sūnzǐ Bīngfǎ

13 Jul , 2020  

Sūnzǐ Bīngfǎ Nr. #0 – 13. Juli 2020

Hier ist die Nullnummer von Sūnzǐ Bīngfǎ. Ausgabe Nr. #0 vom 13. Juli 2020. Wir werden zweiwöchentlich eine neue Ausgabe von Sūnzǐ Bīngfǎ veröffentlichen.

Transmissionen eines Virus Über Renzo Novatore. Zum Leben! Über Riot.Strike.Riot: Die neue Ära der Aufstände Willkommen an der ...

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Mashines

Machines

13 Jul , 2020  

Most Marxist discourses understand both the technology, the logical discourse about the teleology of perfect control of nature, which proves to be the decisive orientation for the Western natural sciences, and the technical object, the practical object of the theoretical sciences, as part of the productive forces and not of ...

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NonMusic

SONIC THANATICISM. A Sensology of The Sonic Capital

11 Jul , 2020  

taken from the book “Ultrablack of Music”

you can order the book here or here

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Consumer Citizen

Citizenship in the nation states of the early twenty-first century is inextricably bound to the praxis of consumption. Only if you consume in the requested, orderly, and obedient way, you can perform ...

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Documentation

Front Liners To The Front: A Report On The GeorgeFloyd Uprising In Atlanta

11 Jul , 2020  

On May 25, 2020, police in Minneapolis Minnesota murdered George Floyd in cold blood. Responding to allegations of counterfeit money, police arrested Floyd, with one officer kneeling on his neck for nearly nine minutes, ultimately suffocating him. The killing was captured on video and quickly spread across the internet.

Originally ...

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NonPolitics

The Eternal Return of Revolt – A conversation with Richard Gilman-Opalsky

9 Jul , 2020  

We sat down with Richard Gilman-Opalsky, author of Specters of Revolt, to talk about a “politics against politics”, the continuity of revolt, and the George Floyd rebellion. * * * * *

Ill Will Editions:  In your work, you have expressed an interest in thinking a “politics ...

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Mashines

About the NON-Technological Use of Machines

8 Jul , 2020  

In the course of the industrial use of electricity, the emergence of new communication and transport technologies and routes (including their partial nationalization), the creeping process of dissolving the classical machinery of the industrial age or at least its integration into new contexts began towards the end of the 19th ...

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PhiloFiction

There is no rebellion (there’s only me earning a paycheck)

8 Jul , 2020  

Conspiracy has roared back into American culture, although perhaps it never left. QAnon, “Epstein brain,” 9/11 truthers, Russiagate, True Detective S02E06. Fueled by paranoia, the conspiracy theorist finds meaning in every detail, forcing the unrepresentable into the light of day (even if it doesn’t exist). When faced with meaninglessness, the ...

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EconoFiction, PhiloFiction

Das Problem – Althusser – Deleuze – Foucault

7 Jul , 2020  

Liest man Deleuze nicht ausschließlich im Kontext einer vernunftkritischen Position, die gemeinhin mit transzendentalem Empirismus umschrieben wird (vgl. Rölli 2003), auch nicht als Befürworter eines ontologischen Realismus (vgl. De Landa 2006), dann ließen sich mit Deleuze (und Guattari) auch sozio-ökonomische, synthetische Strukturen der gegenwärtigen kapitalistischen Ökonomie im Kontext von begrifflichen ...

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