‘The “Dangerous Class” and Revolutionary Theory: Thoughts on the Making of the Lumpen/Proletariat’ by J. Sakai reviewed by Joshua Moufawad-Paul

(mirrored from Marx & Philosophy Review of Books) Sakai has always been provocative. His work, when it is not relegated to obscurity, is treated as either sacrosanct or heretical, and so it is very difficult to review his most recent book without capitulating to this binary. Moreover, his work is a …

New Year’s Status 2019 (Torkil Lauesen)

We are entering a dramatic period in history. Capitalism is in decline. The collapse of the system will be characterized by intense and sometimes chaotic economic and political fluctuations. The next economic crisis might be triggered by Brexit, Italy’s economic crises, or a trade war between the US and China. …

Christmas and Resistance to Slavery in the Americas (repost)

It was a humid Christmas day in 1820 when twenty-five-year-old Santiago Martínez presented himself before the army commander stationed in the frontier Colombian town of Quibdó for service in the republican army. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Christmas and Resistance to Slavery in the …

Flip Over Police Vans and Riot in This New Board Game for Anarchists (repost)

The first time you loot a shopping center in Bloc by Bloc—”The Insurrection Game”—you’ll leave the streets covered in mutinous graffiti. The second time through, you’ll set the buildings ablaze and salt the earth. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Flip Over Police Vans and …

Bloc by Bloc, The Insurrection Game, 2nd Edition

  Format: boxed boardgame Publisher: Out of Order Games Year: 2018 Price: $70.00 (USD) Please note that price includes shipping within Canada and the United States. Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game is a semi-cooperative tabletop game inspired by 21st century protest movements, riots and popular uprisings. Each player controls a faction …

Macron and French racism as social relationship (repost)

References to “secularism”, “national identity” or “immigration” by Macron are not a mere “diversion” to from the supposed “real problems” put on the table by the #giletsjaunes movement. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Macron and French racism as social relationship

Anti-Anti-Antifa (repost)

Today’s fascists aren’t like yesterday’s fascists. Today’s antifascists aren’t like yesterday’s antifascists. What will tomorrow bring? 2017 was the year the “alt-right” entered the mainstream. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Anti-Anti-Antifa

Montreal 2019 Certain Days Calendar Launch

(english follows) Lancement du calendrier 2019 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Une soirée de présentations, d’échanges et d’art sur le thème de la santé/le soin (care) ***************************************************************** Jeudi 13 décembre 2018, 18h30 GRIP-Concordia 2100 rue Guy, #205, Tio’ta:ke (Montréal) (Métro Guy-Concordia) facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/203036423907655/ Joignez-vous à nous pour le lancement du …