NonPolitics

Voting for the End of the World

22 Okt , 2018  

Collective nihilism is no better than the lonelier forms of despair.

The revulsion is perhaps a version of the “uncanny valley,” that experience of disturbing familiarity when a simulacrum of a person comes close to impersonating human behavior, so close that its true inhumanity is suddenly illuminated. It’s like that ...

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Documentation, NonPolitics

An Enduring Passion for Criminality

22 Feb , 2018  

by Tom Nomad and Gallus Stanig Mag

Revolutionaries always pay their parking tickets”
-William Haver

Introductions

Anarchist discussions of illegalism become confused when it is defined in relief; “if the law is a criminal imposition by the ruling class, criminals are truly revolutionary regardless of their actions” they say.

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Biopolitics

The End of the Monarchy of Sex’: Sexuality and Contemporary Nihilism

2 Aug , 2017  

Abstract:

The hegemonic form of contemporary queer theory is dependent on a model of desire as autonomous and deregulated, derived from post ’68 French theory and particularly the work of Michel Foucault. Such a model is at risk of finding itself in congruence with a deregulated post-Fordist capitalism that recuperates

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Necropolitics

Franco Berardi: The Coming Civil War of the Planet

11 Jan , 2016  

“Mental illness is not the rare malady of an isolated dropout, but the widespread consequence of panic, depression, precariousness, and humiliation: these are the sources of the contemporary global fragmentary war, and they are spreading everywhere, rooted in the legacy of colonialism and in the frenzy of daily competition.
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