EconoFiction, NonPolitics

Neopopulism as a Problem: Between Geopolitics and Class Struggle*

31 Okt , 2020  

The English translation of the article first appeared on PPPR

Riots are born not because of little things but out of little things

Aristotle, Politics, V

Tackling the theme of neopopulism – a term that will be justified in the exposition – means to face off against ...

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EconoFiction

Why America Won’t Be ‘Great’ Again

24 Okt , 2020  

Like Britain, the rise and fall of the American Empire is written in the language of energy. But unlike Britain, which declined as rapidly as it rose, the American rise and fall is less spectacular (at least so far).

Before getting to the data, I’ll point out an important ...

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NonPolitics

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

10 Okt , 2020  

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 context, it is essential for social movements in different settings ...

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NonPolitics

2019 – Ein Jahresrückblick im Zeichen der Sozialen Kämpfe

8 Jun , 2020  

Übersetzt von Richard A. Bachmann.

aus dem Commune Magazin.

Es ist schon seltsam heutzutage Englischmuttersprachler zu sein, besonders wenn man aus Großbritannien oder den USA kommt. Beide Nationen war einst sowohl in militärischer als auch wirtschaftlicher Hinsicht global agierende Kolonisatoren, die allseits die Akkumulation befeuerten. Doch es ist nicht einfach ...

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Documentation, NonPolitics

Covid 19 – Aufstand oder Barbarei

31 Mrz , 2020  

Nein sie sind nicht einfach Zuhause geblieben. Haben die Hände in den Schoss gelegt und ängstlich in sich hinein gehorcht. Weil sie sich das einfach nicht leisten konnten. Weil ihre Kinder was zu essen brauchen. Also haben sie sich an die gute alte Zeit erinnern, als sie dem Staat und ...

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EconoFiction

Global Governance

11 Jan , 2020  

It is easy to see today that in the course of implementing neo-liberal strategies, the state is being increasingly restricted in its function as the guarantor of social peace and compromise between the classes, while the various modes of operation of the social police are being intensified step by step. ...

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Documentation

Iraq, from riot to impossible reform. 2018-2019. Part One

5 Jan , 2020  

“I stopped in elementary school, but I already knew how to shoot with a Kalashnikov. We were training in the neighborhood.”
A Basra resident, former militiaman1

Since the crash of the Islamic State (ISIS) in autumn 2017, Iraqi news has been regularly punctuated by episodes of demonstrations and riots on ...

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EconoFiction

Global Order and Imperialism

24 Nov , 2019  

The fact that struggles for reproductive conditions or circulation struggles are increasing again worldwide at the moment is no coincidence. In France in particular, they are increasing in intensity from week to week with the Yellow West. The shifts are easy to understand there, the radicalism of the Riots, the ...

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EconoFiction

Imperialism and World Market

13 Nov , 2019  

While there are important parallels between the national market and the world market, the latter is not simply a subcategory of the latter. A more detailed analysis of the world market reveals that it is more than just the aggregation of states and enterprises, namely a complex structure, a chain ...

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EconoFiction

Nick Dyer-Withefords Cyber-Proletariat. Accumulation of Capital, Cybernetics and proletarian class.

25 Okt , 2019  

Cybernetics and Class
Why speak of a global proletariat in the context of cybernetic capital? The term “cybernetics” has two meanings. The first is the school of thought that developed its theories for the British and American military in the 1930s through experiments in radar technology, ballistics and the construction ...

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NonPolitics

The Autumn of the Uprisings (2)

24 Okt , 2019  

The protests against the G-20 summit in Hamburg in the summer of 2017 culminated in a micro-insurgency in the Schanzenviertel. For the first time in a long time, a social antagonism was ignited in Germany for a brief moment, the severity of which nobody had expected. The uprisings that have ...

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EconoFiction

The Global World Order

17 Okt , 2019  

The fact that struggles for reproductive conditions or circulation struggles are increasing again worldwide at the moment is no coincidence. In France in particular, they are increasing in intensity from week to week with the Yellow West. The shifts are easy to understand there, the radicalism of the Riots, the ...

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