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The global movement

Seattle, ten years on
by / RP 159 (Jan/Feb 2010) / Commentary

On the tenth anniversary of the 1999 protests against the WTO in Seattle, Rodrigo Nunes considers the legacy of the so-called “global movement” and argues it was only ever a global moment.


The hungry of the earth

by / RP 151 (Sep/Oct 2008) / Commentary


Aporias of free trade

The nature of biodiversity
by and / RP 151 (Sep/Oct 2008) / Article

Primitive accumulation is not produced just once at the dawn of capitalism, but is continually reproducing itself.

Deleuze and Guattari, Anti-Oedipus 1

In a climate rife with threats of species extinction, we propose a genealogy of the discourse of the late twentieth century in which the meaning of the natural …


International Conference on Contemporary Capitalism Studies, Changshu, November 2006

by / RP 142 (Mar/Apr 2007) / Conference Report


The concept of metropolis

Philosophy and urban form
by / RP 133 (Sep/Oct 2005) / Article

In what sense would a certain concept of the urban meet, as Henri Lefebvre asserted some thirty-five years ago, a ʻtheoretical needʼ? What forms of cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary ʻgeneralityʼ would be at stake here? And if this is indeed, as Lefebvre always insisted, a question of a necessary ʻelaboration, a search, a conceptual formulationʼ, what …


W.G. Sebald and the modern art of memory

by / RP 132 (Jul/Aug 2005) / Article


It’s not the culture, stupid

Interpreting the US election
by / RP 129 (Jan/Feb 2005) / Commentary

Elections first and foremost decide governments, but they are also conjunctures when political forces are organized and realigned. The very act of mobilizing activists or energizing groups within the franchise can have long-term effects, and in the course of a campaign ideologies that have been kicking around for years may find themselves worked into new …


Anti-Oedipus – thirty years on

by / RP 124 (Mar/Apr 2004) / Commentary


Quartering the millennium

by / RP 116 (Nov/Dec 2002) / Article


Oppositional mentalities

Intellectuals, protest and the Left
by / RP 114 (Jul/Aug 2002) / Commentary


Philosophy on television

by / RP 102 (Jul/Aug 2000) / Commentary


Globalization and Exceptional Powers

The Erosion of Liberal Democracy
by / RP 093 (Jan/Feb 1999) / Article

A growing number of progressive intellectuals now claim that the transnational character of many present-day political tasks overwhelms the existing capacities of liberal democracy. The ongoing internationalization of capitalist production and financial markets, unparalleled movements of immigrants and refugees across borders, the spectre of ecological disaster: the global character of each of these problems allegedly …


The limits of hauntology

Spectres of Derrida Symposium
by / RP 075 (Jan/Feb 1996) / Article


Messianic ruminations: Derrida, Stirner and Marx

Spectres of Derrida Symposium
by / RP 075 (Jan/Feb 1996) / Article


Fashion in Ruins

History after the Cold War
by / RP 068 (Autumn 1994) / Article


István Mészéros

Marxism Today
by and / RP 062 (Autumn 1992) / Interview


Svelte Discourse’ and the Philosophy of Caution

by / RP 049 (Summer 1988) / Article


Marx’s ‘Social Revolution’ and the Division of Labour

by / RP 044 (Autumn 1986) / Article


Forces of Production and Relations of Production in Socialist Society

by / RP 024 (Spring 1980) / Article


Sexism, Capitalism and the Family

by / RP 004 (Spring 1973) / Article