Documentation, NonPolitics

ARE YOUR CHILDREN OLD ENOUGH TO LEARN ABOUT MAY ’68?

25 Mai , 2018  

RECALLING THE RADICAL EVENT, REFRACTING UTOPIA, AND COMMONING MEMORY
This essay is a meditation of the problems of passing on the memory of radical events to forthcoming generations and the problem of making memory common. As the first generation of the twenty-first century comes of age amid multiple overlapping systemic
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NonPolitics

Strike Till Retirement (notes on Precarias a la Deriva’s ‘A Very Careful Strike’)

24 Mai , 2018  

[Note on the translators introduction: Crucial for our understanding of the particular fusion of political activity with knowledge production that comes out of Precarias a la Deriva is their novel use of the Situationist derive. As they note in ‘First Stutterings of Precarias a la Deriva,’ “In our particular version,

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Lexicon, Necropolitics, PhiloFiction

Fredric Jameson – Utopia, Dystopia, and the Myth of Neoliberalism

28 Sep , 2016  

MAN is born free; and everywhere he is in chains.

-Jean Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract

It is easier, someone once said, to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism: and with that the idea of a revolution overthrowing capitalism seems to have vanished.

-Fredric Jameson,  ...

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