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Posts tagged ‘class struggle’

The Autonomy of the Aesthetic Process

With introduction by Bruno Bosteels
by / RP 178 (Mar/Apr 2013) / Article

After achieving considerable critical acclaim with Almageste and Portulans – two avant-garde novels that promptly caught the attention of his long-time intellectual model Jean-Paul Sartre – Alain Badiou published ‘The Autonomy of the Aesthetic Process’, his first work as a philosopher.1 Written in 1965 as part of a seminar presented under the aegis of his …


Between sharing and antagonism

The invention of communism in the early Marx
by / RP 166 (Mar/Apr 2011) / Article

London calling

Why talk about communism today?* A first point everybody will be agreed upon: the spectre of communism is not haunting Europe, nor for that matter any other region of the world. The only place where ‘communism’ is a positive name for anything is China, where it designates the ruling party of one of …


Marxism and war

by / RP 160 (Mar/Apr 2010) / Article

War for Marxism is not exactly a concept, but it is certainly a problem.* While Marxism could not invent a concept of war, it could re-create it, so to speak – that is, introduce the question of war into its own problematic, and produce a Marxist critiqueof war, or a critical theory of warfare, war …


Symposium on Keynes

No New Deal Is Possible, Keynesianism Constrained, The Politics of the Long Run
by , and / RP 155 (May/Jun 2009) / Commentary

No New Deal Is Possible Antonio Negri

Keynesianism Constrained Jim Tomlinson

The Politics of the Long Run Yutaka Nagahara


Antonio Negri and Danilo Zolo

Empire and the multitude: A dialogue on the new order of globalization
by and / RP 120 (Jul/Aug 2003) / Interview

Danilo Zolo For a long time I resisted the calls, from many quarters, to publicly debate Empire, the book you co-authored with Michael Hardt, which has prompted a debate of exceptional scope and intensity on both sides of the Atlantic. I was inhibited by a sense of impotence before such a complex, ambitious and extensive …


Étienne Balibar

Conjectures and conjunctures
by and / RP 097 (Sep/Oct 1999) / Interview


Reification, Class and ‘New Social Movements’

by / RP 055 (Summer 1990) / Article


Ethics and Group Conflict

Between Marxism and Liberalism
by / RP 046 (Summer 1987) / Article


Milton Fisk, Marxism and Ethics

by / RP 036 (Spring 1984) / Article


Forces of Production and Relations of Production in Socialist Society

by / RP 024 (Spring 1980) / Article


On the theory of ideology

The politics of Althusser
by / RP 007 (Spring 1974) / Article

Certainly it is an interesting event we are dealing with: the putrescence of the absolute spirit (Marx, German Ideology, Part 1)

All the mysteries which lead theory into mysticism find the irrational solution in human practice and in the understanding of that practice’. For a long time the main mystery as far as …