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Victor M. Toledo: “La Batalla Final Es Civilizatoria” Parte I, II, III y IV

in Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

Originalmente publicado en la Jornada. “La batalla de escala civilizatoria es también un rudo encuentro de proyectos. De proyectos de vida contra proyectos de muerte. En ese sentido es probable que el territorio mexicano sea…el laboratorio de una batalla que se reproducirá y multiplicará por todos los rincones del planeta en el futuro próximo.” Los…

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Murray Bookchin: The Communalist Project

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Desertification of Subjective Life/What Is To Be Done

This article was originally published in the Harbinger, a Social Ecology Journal on September 1, 2002. Whether the twenty-first century will be the most radical of times or the most reactionary—or will simply lapse into a gray era of dismal mediocrity—will depend overwhelmingly upon the kind of social movement and program that social radicals create…

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Huey Newton: Speech At Boston College

in Collapse of Knowledge/Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

Speech originally given at Boston College on November 18, 1970. Power to the people, brothers and sisters. I would like to thank you for my presence here tonight because you are responsible for it. I would be in a maximum‐security penitentiary if it were not for the power of the people. Chairman, for Ericka Huggins,…

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Eric Draitser: A Crisis In Black Politics? A Conversation With Pascal Robert

in Collapse of Knowledge/Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions

Originally published on stopimperialism.org on March 29, 2017. “Eric Draitser sits down with political commentator Pascal Robert to discuss what he describes as the crisis of Black politics in America. Eric and Pascal examine the legacy of Obama on Black politics, and how that legacy negatively impacts Black America in the Age of Trump. This…

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Gerald Horne and Paul Jay: Trump Attack on Syria a Deadly Political Game and Reflection of Deep Systemic Crisis

in Expressions of Crisis/Global Eliminationist War

Interview originally published on The Real News. “…Unfortunately, we’re not finished, I’m afraid. As noted, North Korea is certainly in the crosshairs. The problem there, of course, is that North Korea is rapidly developing the capability to have missiles that it can reach Hawaii at least, if not the west coast of the United States…

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Sarah Leonard and Nancy Fraser: Capitalism’s Crisis of Care

in Desertification of Subjective Life/Expressions of Crisis

This article was originally published in Dissent Magazine. Nancy Fraser is a professor of philosophy and politics at The New School for Social Research and one of the most respected critical theorists working today. In her latest book Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis, Fraser contends with liberal feminism’s troubling convergence with…

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Wolfgang Streeck: How Will Capitalism End? (¿Cómo terminará el capitalismo? – incluído en Español)

in Causes of Crisis/Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Economic Crisis

This article was originally published in the New Left Review.  En español aquí. There is a widespread sense today that capitalism is in critical condition, more so than at any time since the end of the Second World War. [1] Looking back, the crash of 2008 was only the latest in a long sequence of political…

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Maurizio Lazzarato and Éric Alliez: To Our Enemies ( A Nuestros Enemigos – incluído en Español)

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Desertification of Subjective Life/Global Eliminationist War/Mass Dispossession

Originally published in e-flux. En español aquí. 1. We are living in the time of the subjectivation of civil wars.We did not leave the period of triumph of the market, automation of governmentality, and depoliticization of the economy of debt to go back to the era of “world views” and the conflicts between them. We…

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Seymour M. Hersh: The Redirection

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Global Eliminationist War

This article was originally published on March 5, 2007 in The New Yorker. A STRATEGIC SHIFT In the past few months, as the situation in Iraq has deteriorated, the Bush Administration, in both its public diplomacy and its covert operations, has significantly shifted its Middle East strategy. The “redirection,” as some inside the White House…

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