Necropolitics

Dialectic of brutality and of violence

6 Feb , 2019  

Koubilichi (lundi matin 04/02/2019)

Starting from the work of Jean Genet, this article proposes to substitute for the media opposition between violent and non-violent or destroyers/breakers [casseurs]* and pacifists, the distinction, more subtle, between violence and brutality. While violence is natural and creative, indispensable to the development of all life, ...

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Biopolitics

Violence at the Borders: Nomadic Solidarity and Non- Status Migrant Resistance

27 Mai , 2018  

Abstract: This paper argues that borders and violence against migrants no longer takes place exclusively at the geographical space between two sovereign territories. Instead border violence today has become much more normalized and diffused into society itself. An entire privatized industry now capitalizes on the cycle of transporting, incarcerating, hiring, ...

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NonPolitics

Fear Eats the Soul: Water Benjamin and Baader Meinhof

1 Mai , 2018  

Neither of the figures in my title – Walter Benjamin and The Baader Meinhof Group – are in any direct way associated with 1968 – indeed each brackets it in time. The one, Benjamin, was long dead by the time of the student and worker revolts, that would undoubtedly have ...

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