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Unemployed Negativity: A Million Blooms: Tiqqun and Negri on the Actualization of Ontology With the publication in English of This is Not a Program, Tiqqun brings to light a certain insurrectionist critique of Negri (and Hardt’s) position. Broadly speaking this critique takes two forms. First, there is a critique of the valorization of immaterial labor. This critique does not concern the descriptive accuracy of the term, the continued existence of material production, but its political efficacy. For Tiqqun the valorization of immaterial labor is consistent with the values of the capitalist economy. Despite these critiques there is a strange proximity between Tiqqun and Negri, and that is what I want to explore here. There is, however, a saving grace to this negative condition. “The Bloom does not experience a particular finitude or a determined separation, but the ontological finitude and separation, common to all men. In Hardt and Negri’s writing, this takes the form of the actualization of the multitude.

Alain Badiou-Bibliography/The Event in Deleuze/Lacan Dot Com Deleuze always paid tribute to Sartre as the figure who, during the thirties and forties, woke French philosophy from its academic slumbers. He considered the 1937 article, 'The Transcendence of the Ego', the origin of everything: why? It is because, in this text, Sartre proposes the idea - I am citing Deleuze - of 'an impersonal transcendental field, having the form neither of a personal synthetic consciousness nor subjective identity-the subject, to the contrary, always being constituted.' Deleuze remarked also that Sartre had been prevented from thinking all of the consequences of his idea because he had attached the impersonal field to a (self)-consciousness. The idea is central in Deleuze, as it is in my own enterprise-but what a contrast! I will extract from The Logic of Sense what I will call the four Deleuzean axioms of the event. Axiom 1: "Unlimited becoming becomes the event itself." The event is a synthesis of past and future. Axiom 1. Axiom 2. Axiom 3. Axiom 4.

Introduction to Parecon: The Basics of Participatory Economics The following are installments for a column run in the Nashville Free Press. Participatory Economics, or Parecon for short, is an economic model developed by Michael Albert and Robin Hahnel as an alternative to capitalism. As I did not come up with this economic model, much was certainly borrowed from Albert and Hahnel for this column (some points and examples come directly from Albert). If you want to find out more about Parecon ahead of my pieces, you can visit the Z PARECON Page for books, articles, and presentations exploring all aspects of Participatory Economics. Installment 1 of 13 Over the next several months, I will be offering pieces introducing readers of the Nashville Free Press to the basics of Participatory Economics. Now before anyone starts rolling their eyes, please know that this is not some dressed up version of communism. And probably just as important as what that alternative entails is the concept that an alternative even exists. Installment 2 of 13 Think about it.

Moscow Urban Forum ZNet About 1,600 people have so far signed up on the We Stand Site. We need a great many more for this effort to sustain positive activity.Please Sign. Please take the statement to relatives, friends, schoolmates, and workmates. Please comment anywhere online, or in social media, or by blogging, or perhaps writing an article, or prodding alternative media to relate to the effort.Will you Sign? Will you seek other signers? Please visit the site, read the statement, and join them and others to sign…dfhd BALLAST Daniel Colson : « L’anarchisme est extrêmement réaliste » Dans le cadre de notre semaine Présents libertaires Notre intention, en créant Ballast, était de donner à lire — et, qui sait, à découvrir — des paroles critiques que nous espérons porteuses d'alternatives au quotidien. Nous ne sommes pas une organisation politique et, si nous respectons l'engagement partidaire (plusieurs de nos auteurs sont d'ailleurs militants au sein de formations — libertaires, trotskystes, communistes, altermondialistes, socialistes), nous ne tenions pas, en tant que revue, à nous revendiquer d'un seul et unique courant : d'où la pluralité politique et philosophique des participants et des intervenants. Coquille vide et incohérences ? Non, le commun nous intéresse simplement plus que les désaccords à la marge — l'époque oblige à enjamber le grabuge entre chapelles. Vous avancez l'idée selon laquelle l'anarchisme ne serait pas un mode de vie, un état d'âme, mais une véritable ontologie. Vous auriez un exemple concret ? Oui. Nietzsche, par Munch Mai 1968 Michel Foucault

Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior (3 Volumes) (9781466603158): Zheng Yan Looking outside through the window, one can see the typical scenery of a beautiful New England autumn: green leaves are changing into gold ones, a warm breeze is kissing the grassland, and bright sunshine is dancing around the rich fruits on the apple trees. As the editing process of the Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior is almost complete, I am particularly pleased to write the preface, focusing on three topics: the concept of cyber behavior, the encyclopedia of cyber behavior, and the science of cyber behavior. 1. What is cyber behavior? There exists a wide variety of types of cyber behavior, such as e-learning, e-voting, e-shopping, e-pornography, and e-therapy. In a sense, human behavior can be roughly divided into two types that exist separately but are seamlessly interrelated: real-world behavior that is mainly observed in the real world, and cyber behavior that is observed mainly in cyber space. 2. It took approximately 15 months to complete the encyclopedia. 3.

An Interview Introducing and Exploring Parecon | Envisioning a Post-Capitalist Order 1. Where did parecon come from? What is its history? Participatory economics, or parecon, came mainly from the cumulative struggles of diverse populations trying to win liberation from capitalism. Parecon owes, in particular, to the anarchist and the libertarian socialist heritage, to the most recent experiences of the New Left of the Sixties, but also to every historical uprising and project aimed at eliminating class rule from the beginning to the present. I once heard about a strike, billed as the first, by Egyptian peasants against a Pharaoh who moved from requiring six days labor on the pyramid a week, to requiring seven days, and from providing food to providing nothing. Parecon meaning classlessness most broadly was born when revolutionaries of various camps began imagining and seeking a classless economy. 2. Both. I think the model is accurate regarding broad defining features. 3. It is a debilitating mistake to get caught up in seeking an inflexible, unvarying blueprint. 4. 5.

LiquidFeedback - The democracy software NatCAN - National Community Activists Network L’anarchisme sans mythes | Bouteille à l'Amer L’anarchie avait poussé sur la litière d’un échec, celui de la Révolution française, aussi le catéchisme de Bakounine servit pendant des lustres à la définition du militant révolutionnaire « dur pour lui-même, le révolutionnaire doit l’être aussi pour les autres. Il doit étouffer tout sentiment de sympathie, d’amitié, d’amour, de reconnaissance, toute amitié envers ses parents au profit d’une passion unique, froide : celle du travail révolutionnaire. Pour lui, ne doit exister qu’une joie, qu’une consolation, qu’une récompense, qu’une satisfaction : le succès de la Révolution. Nuit et jour, il ne doit avoir qu’une idée, qu’un but : l’impitoyable destruction. En poursuivant froidement et constamment ce but, il faut qu’il soit prêt à mourir lui-même et prêt aussi à tuer de ses propres mains tous ceux qui l’empêcheraient d’atteindre ce but ». La conspiration n’est donc pas née à l’extrême-droite mais bien à l’extrême-gauche. 1887 : L’indicateur anarchiste est publié en langue française.

Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction (9781615207732): Rotimi Taiwo Digital communication in the last decade has attracted a growing body of researchers, especially those who study human social interaction and behavior, such as linguists, sociologists, psychologists, and communication and information science expert. Scholarly perspectives on digital communication have revealed how the Internet and modern telecommunications have been shaping human behavior in real time synchronous and asynchronous modes. The Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: language Structures and Social Interaction is a compendium of 56 scholarly chapters on discourse behavior in digital communication. This book is divided into five sections, each covering thematically-related issues. In Chapter One, Clare Lloyd and Patricia Gillard examine the emerging discourse practice that surround the use of mobile phones as a lifestyle accessory in Australia. Martin Paviour-Smith investigates the discursive practice in a dating website - NormalGay.com.

A City Where Everyone Works, There Is No Police, And The Salary Is 1200 Euros With virtually no police, crime or unemployment, meet the Spanish town described as a democratic, socialist utopia. Unemployment is non-existent in Marinaleda, an Andalusian village in southern Spain that is prosperous thanks to its farming cooperative. GARD Pro Not Registered On the face of it, the Spanish town of Marinaleda is indistinguishable from any other in its region. It’s also a democratic, anti-capitalist village whose mayor actively encourages shoplifting. Since the financial crisis began in 2008, Marinaleda has shot to fame — and so has its maverick mayor Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo, who earned the nickname,”The Spanish Robin Hood,” after organizing and carrying out a series of supermarket raids in a direct action protest last August. In an interview after the event, Gordillo, the democratically elected mayor since 1979, said it was not theft, but a non-violent act of disobedience. “There are many families who can’t afford to eat,” he argued.

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