NonPolitics

Extinction, Rebellion, Happiness

26 Okt , 2020  

1. The Invisible Hand is strangling us

“The Invisible Hand is one of (neo)classical economics’ most enduring mythologies. Its magical power is to ensure that social benefit is maximised as long as everyone acts in their own self-interest through the market—apparently. But what if the Invisible Hand were less benign ...

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Documentation, NonPolitics

Politics is Nothing but the Reign of Feints and Shenanigans

2 Okt , 2020  

INTERVIEW WITH JULIEN COUPAT AND MATHIEU BURNEL

e Monde: What do you make of the presidential campaign?

What campaign? There was no campaign. There was a soap opera, a fairly worn-out one at that, to tell the truth, full of twists and turns, scandals, dramatic tension and suspense. Much brouhaha, ...

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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.

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PhiloFiction

“Rebellious postulations”: from Beyond the Power Principle

26 Jun , 2020  

by François Laruelle
translated from the French by Jeremy R. Smith

this piece first appeared in Barricade: A Journal of Antifascism and Translation

A materialist politics of meaning1 [sens]
1. There are at least two means of making a politics of meaning. A dominant means, which proceeds by ...

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Necropolitics

Alter Faschismus und rechter Populismus

5 Sep , 2019  

Im klassischen Faschismus gewann eine dem Staat zunächst äußerliche und streng hierarchisch gegliederte Organisation durch legale Machtübernahme die Dominanz über die Staatsapparate, um dann mit diesen in spezifischer Weise zu verschmelzen, womit das in die Krise geratene kapitalistische System beibehalten und auf einer neuen Ebene gewaltsam abgesichert werden konnte. Am ...

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Mashines

Mobilmachung für den Cyberwar

6 Jan , 2019  

Mit völlig übertriebenen Bedrohungsszenarien soll eine Gefahr suggeriert werden. Vergessen scheint, dass Hacking und Leaking auch Mittel der Subversion gegen die Macht sein können – Ein Kommentar

“Hackerangriff mit Opfern in Berlin”, Dieser Angriff gilt der ganzen Gesellschaft oder “Ein schwerer Anschlag auf die Demokratie”. Solche Überschriften in den aktuellen ...

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NonPolitics

Review of Blanchot’s Political Writings

15 Feb , 2018  

Tis review considers the collection Political Writings, 1953–1993 by Maurice Blanchot as ameans to assess the relatively little-known political odyssey of this writer and theorist. Noting theabsence of his earlier  right-wing political texts from the 1930s in this collection, it attempts to probe Blanchot’s idiosyncratic ‘ultra-left’ turn represented in
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Lexicon, PhiloFiction

Das kollektive politische Subjekt

17 Okt , 2015  

Auszug aus dem Buch Nina Power   “Das kollektive politische Subjekt” Erschienen im Laika Verlag.

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EconoFiction, Mashines, NonPolitics

Cyber-Proletariat: Interview with Nick Dyer-Witheford

12 Sep , 2015  

Gavin Mueller: Your 1999 book Cyber-Marx is an excellent summary of autonomist Marxism and post-operaismo as well as an argument for its relevance for struggles against a capitalism increasingly suffused with information and communication technology. With Cyber-Proletariat, you are less sanguine about post-operaismo’s embrace of cybernetic technologies. Can you

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