*The following article by Tim Keane is reposted from Hyperallergic. Around 1925, the Passage de l’Opéra in Paris, a glass-roofed structure housing shops, known as magasin de nouveautés, was slated for demolition. This particular arcade contained a bathhouse, itinerant lodgings, a brothel or two, small restaurants, and Café Certa, a gathering spot
The following post by Toni Bologna is reblogged from tonibologna.com. * * * * * * * Now that it’s no longer “International Women’s Day,” I notice that no one is thanking me for having a vagina. Where are all my Facebook shout outs for housing a womb to house
*This is reblogged from The Utopian, originally posted on 6/27/2012. By Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer. “We cannot call for the defence of the Western world.” In 1956, Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer sat down to write an updated version of the Communist Manifesto. These are previously unpublished notes from
There is something silly about the life of hundred kilometres north point from the city. It is in transit. That doesn’t imply the non-existence of detoxified stasis. While now, my family plays the trumpet, she lies for them and her ritualistic observance. Wholly shit. I dwindle between Sam and her.
Trespassers are welcome, down the scanty lanes of city. It is for the galore of a dark sea, which seduces mankind to the core. We want to forget the beneath. Beneath the great humdrum, located are the bylanes, the short cut, full with non-evolving man’s temperate amnesia. A crowd full
Who doesn’t love to be an outsider among the many idiosyncratic whole. The whole evolves through the outside. I played it more than millions. Ad jockeying through the bon jour street, morning to evening. Solipcisistic curves prove the point of non-merging of self with the other. Raven down the speedy
The following is from Bad Words. The Muslim ban is in effect. The info shock-troops are attacking journalists daily. There are open calls for violence from major national institutions like the NRA. Hate crimes are spiking. Sorry. But: the resistance is losing. And it is losing badly. Forgive me. This
This article by Samir Gandesha is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International licence. It is a much shorter version of a chapter in a forthcoming volume edited by Jeremiah Morelock entitled Critical Theory and Authoritarian Populism (University of Westminster Press). The version represented here first appeared at openDemocracy on May
*The video of Calhoun’s 2017 lecture at La Trobe University was published by Thesis Eleven. Click here to watch.
Was Marx an environmentalist? My overall position on this is skeptical ambivalence. To argue strongly that Marx himself was specifically concerned with nature in a way that is directly consonant with modern day environmental struggles and concerns is going too far. On the other hand, the assertion that Marx had