NonPolitics

Class/segmentation/racialization

13 Nov , 2018  

Originally published by Théorie Communiste as ‘Classe / seg­men­ta­tion / raci­sa­tion. Notes’. Translated from the French by LNFC.

There has al­ways been seg­ment­a­tion with­in labor power. We must take it, then, as an ob­ject­ive de­term­in­a­tion of labor power un­der cap­it­al that nat­ur­ally leads to a di­vi­sion of labor. Here we ...

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EconoFiction

Marx’s Capital after MEGA2

16 Okt , 2018  

(The following text is the slightly reworked version of an article which appeared on 21 September 2005 in “Jungle World”, a leftist German weekly newspaper. In a previous issue, Karl Heinz Roth, one of the main German representatives of Operaismo, had argued that some important Marxian categories are not ...

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NonPolitics

Guattari & Italy’s “Hot Autumn”

11 Sep , 2017  

Guattari was dreaming of building a federation of regional protest movements, which could open up secondary fronts and weaken the Nation-State. Despite his extensive network of contacts, he never managed to realize this perilous project, which was located on the cusp between democratic combat and terrorist action […] Guattari became ...

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NonPolitics

Futures of Accelerationism

21 Okt , 2016  

FASTER/SLOWER/FUTURE

The Road to Post-Capitalism

Kaaitheater, Brussels, Belgium

22-23 October, 2016

Introduction

The Terminator is, after all, by now probably the most clichéd image for accelerationism and the debate over accelerationism. So, partly due to nostalgia, partly to perversity, I am going to return to it one more time. In ...

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EconoFiction, Necropolitics

Crisis and austerity. Is there a chance for the welfare state? (1)

30 Nov , 2015  

1. Facets of Euro-Crisis, Austerity Policies and Global Imbalances

After the outbreak of the 2008 global economic crisis, the European project has entered its second, less optimistic phase. Cross-country differentials in growth and inflation, persistent current account (or financial account) imbalances, real effective rate appreciation (mostly for countries with current ...

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