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The Two Names of Communism

by / RP 177 (Jan/Feb 2013) / Article

Toujours avec l’espoir de rencontrer la mer, lis voyageaient sans pain, sans batons et sans urnes, Mordant au citron d’or de l’ideal amer. Stephane Mallarme, 18621

The recent explosion of writing on the communist idea, ideal and ‘communization’ recovers or expands a moment in the early to mid-1980s when French politi­cal theory and philosophy (in …


Why Keynes was wrong

by / RP 171 (Jan/Feb 2012) / Review

Terry Eagleton, Why Marx Was Right, Yale University Press, New Haven CT, 2011. 258 pp., £16.99 hb., 978 0 30016 943 0.

Paul Mattick, Business As Usual: The Economic Crisis and the Failure of Capitalism, Reaktion Books, London, 2011. 126 pp. £12.95 pb., 978 1 86189 801 2.

Stephen Harper

In 2008, as …


Red years: Althusser’s lesson, Rancière’s error and the real movement of history

Dossier: The Althusser–Rancière Controversy
by / RP 170 (Nov/Dec 2011) / Article, Dossier, The Althusser–Rancière Controversy

The dissolution of the organizational forms which are created by the movement, and which disappear when the movement ends, does not reflect the weakness of the movement, but rather its strength. The time of false battles is over. The only conflict that appears real is the one that leads to the destruction of …