NonPolitics

Figures of the migrant: Structure and resistance

14 Sep , 2018  

More specifically, however, the primary confusion here is that I included denationalized  refugees in the category of the proletariat when in fact many, but not all, of these refugees did not work. While many worked illegally, there were and are today many refugees who would like to work but cannot ...

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Documentation

Armed Joy

27 Aug , 2018  

Let’s be done with waiting, doubts, dreams of social peace, little compromises and naivety. All metaphorical rubbish supplied to us in the shops of capitalism. Let’s put aside the great analyses that explain everything down to the most minute detail. Huge volumes filled with common sense and fear. Let’s put ...

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NonPolitics

Vorankündigung: Riot: Theorie und Praxis der kollektiven Aktion

15 Feb , 2018  

Laika/Non.Derivate 002: erscheint im April.

 

Hrsg: Karl-Heinz Dellwo, Achim Szepanski, J.Paul Weiler

Riot: Theorie und Praxis der kollektiven Aktion. Was war da los in Hamburg?

Die vielfältigen Formen von Protest und Widerstand gegen den G20-Gipfel in Hamburg liegen mittlerweile ein dreiviertel Jahr zurück. Sie haben ein sehr unterschiedliches mediales ...

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NonPolitics

Confronting Escalating Repression in Germany. In the Aftermath of the G20, a Call for Resistance from the Rigaer 94

10 Jan , 2018  

Following the popular rebellion in Hamburg during the 2017 G20 summit, the German state has sought to crack down violently on dissent. In August, the police shut down the most widely used German-language platform for radical politics. In September, the neo-fascist party Alternative für Deutschland secured seats in the German ...

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NonPolitics

Schizo-revolutionary Art; Deleuze, Guattari and Communization

26 Dez , 2017  

‘Insurrection is an art.’ (Jacques Camatte, 2011 38)

‘It is as a rupture with the reproduction of what we are that will necessarily form the horizon of our struggles.’ (Endnotes, 2011 31)

What is the ‘art’ of insurrection? It encompasses – for Deleuze and Guattari at least – a homemade

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EconoFiction, Mashines, NonPolitics

Antisocial Media

4 Dez , 2017  

“Antisocial Media” is a remix/cut-up/utopian-plagiarism of Guy Debord’s 1967 “The Society of the Spectacle” that reflects on the contemporary role of the network and (anti)social media in politics, the economy, and everyday life.

“Antisocial Media is not a collection of networks, but an antisocial relation among people, mediated by networks.
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NonPolitics

Arson with Demands – on the Swedish Riots

5 Nov , 2017  

30-40 years ago, the state could afford to BUILD 1 million flats in 10 years, now it’s too poor to even RENOVATE them.

– Megafonen – ‘Alby is not for sale!’1)

This exclamation is highly representative of the activism that has flourished in the suburbs of Stockholm these past years. ...

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Documentation, NonPolitics

DON’T TRY TO BREAK US – WE’LL EXPLODE 7 Der G20 Gipfel 2017 in Hamburg – umfassender Bericht und Analyse.

25 Okt , 2017  

taken form CrimethInc.

 

Der G20 Gipfel 2017 provozierte die bislang heftigsten Auseinandersetzungen in Deutschland in diesem Jahrhundert. Wir waren vor Ort und haben kontinuierlich berichtet; in dem Monat, der seitdem vergangen ist, haben wir die Berichte aus Hamburg zusammengebracht und einen komplette Chronologie und Analyse hergestellt. Herausgekommen ist eine

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NonPolitics

There is a Third Thing

30 Jul , 2017  

Taken from O Globo
Translated by Pepe Rojo

Brazilian capo speaks like a prophet; everything he said is both actual and unsettling.

Marcos Camacho, better known by his nickname Marcola, is the leader of a criminal organization in São Paulo, Brazil, called Primer Comando de la Capital (PCC, Capital’s First

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NonPolitics

Riots und Nachbarschaftsorganisierung

19 Jul , 2017  

Als Kulisse dieser Überlegungen lodern noch die Barrikaden im Hamburger Schanzenviertel: Duft der Freiheit, rauschhafte Grenzüberschreitung, polizeilicher Kontrollverlust. Augenblicke, im Aufbegehren gegen den G20 Gipfel nicht enden wollende Momente, die eine andere Welt sinnlich spürbar machen. Nicht als Konstruktionsplan – wer in welcher Verkrümmung auch immer die Gleichsetzung von Anarchie ...

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Documentation

Guy Debord – Riots

14 Jul , 2017  

August 13-16 1965, the blacks of Los Angeles revolted. An incident between traffic police and pedestrians developed into two days of spontaneous riots. Despite increasing reinforcements, the forces of order were unable to regain control of the streets. By the third day the blacks had armed themselves by looting accessible ...

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Documentation, NonPolitics

Der Riot als Teil der globalen Zirkulationskämpfe (1)

12 Jul , 2017  

“Sich den Gewalttätigen gegenüber der Gewalt zu enthalten heißt sich zu ihrem Komplizen zu machen. Wir haben nicht die Wahl zwischen Unschuld und Gewalt, sondern nur zwischen verschiedenen Formen der Gewalt … Die Gewalt ist die allen Regimen gemeinsame Ausgangssituation. Wenn man jegliche Gewalt verdammt, stellt man sich außerhalb des ...

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NonPolitics

THE BLACK BLOC WHICH WAS NOT/ Comments on the Hamburg G20 – englisch/deutsch

4 Jul , 2017  

Could she be a member of the black bloc?

In the 1 July copy of the German newspaper Taz one finds the statements of two leftist organizations – Campact and Interventionistische Linke – each of which expresses their desire to be distanced from anything seen as ‘criminal’, and especially anything ...

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EconoFiction, NonPolitics

NON: An unsere Genossen. erste Notiz / To our comrades. first draft

25 Jun , 2017  

english translation will follo

Zu Marxens Zeiten erwuchs das proletarische Widerstandspotenzial nicht in erster Linie, wie sich das manche Marxisten immer noch gerne wünschen, aus dem Kampf gegen die Warenform, sondern es waren vielmehr die techno-ökonomischen Bedingungen des Übergangs vom Holz zur Kohle als Energiequelle, die für auch für neue ...

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NonPolitics

The Recuperation of Authentic Outrage

16 Feb , 2017  

 

The victory of the Trump campaign, and the catapultic rise of the alt-right movement from the shadows of the internet into the mainstream political paradigm, has stimulated a mobilization of opposition, and an immediate call to action. However, the specter of performative activism and pseudo-outrage continues to blur the

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NonPolitics

Back in Black

10 Feb , 2017  

… Second, there’s the challenge of formalizing the link between the black bloc and other struggles. To be effective, the black bloc requires a certain degree of autonomy, especially given the legal risks of confrontation. On the other hand, if the bloc is to amplify movements, rather than work at ...

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NonPolitics

10 Preliminary Theses On Resistance

31 Jan , 2017  

1. Resistance against Trump will first become manifest in radical acts of negation.

Sabotage this. Slow down that. Undermine a process. Raise questions. Draw lines. Flood systems. Destroy records. Overwhelm institutions. Withdraw your consent. Waste their time. Blockade everything. As Trump tears down the world around him in order to

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EconoFiction

Finance Depends on Resistance, Finance is Resistance, and Anyway, Resistance is Futile

26 Jun , 2016  

Occupy Wall Street and the dawning of worldwide anti-austerity movements have occasioned a consideration of the economic and political power of financial speculation and raised the question of how it might be resisted. This essay argues hat the ideas of both “finance” and “resistance,” while convenient, demand deeper reflection. Specifically, ...

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