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Assemblages and the Multitude: Deleuze, Hardt, Negri, and the Postmodern Left

The article enters a heated debate about the ideals and organization of the postmodern left. Hardt and Negri, two key figures in this debate, claim that their concept of the multitude — a revolutionary, proletarian body that organizes singularities — … Continue reading

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Returning to Revolution – Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo

Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri were quick to cast the Occupy movement as an expression of their own concept of ‘“multitude form” . . . characterised by frequent assemblies and participatory decision-making structures’. But where did Hardt and Negri get … Continue reading

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Swarms and norms: refiguring the multitude

Some years ago, I published an essay in the journal Radical Philosophy. It was called, ‘Refiguring the multitude: from exodus to the production of norms’. It was about swarms, though I didn’t know it at the time. Crucially, it was … Continue reading

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Control and becoming: Negri and Deleuze

Negri: The problem of politics seems to have always been present in your intellectual life. Your involvement in various movements (prisoners, homosexuals, Italian autonomists, Palestinians), on the one hand, and the constant problematizing of institutions, on the other, follow on … Continue reading

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Negativity and Revolution: Adorno and Political Activism

Book – How can activists combat the political paralysis that characterizes the anti-dialectical Marxism of Foucault, Derrida, and Deleuze, without reverting to a dogmatic orthodoxy? This book explores solutions in the ‘negative dialectics’ of Theodor Adorno. The poststructuralist shift from dialectics … Continue reading

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Negri – Revolution retrieved

This book is a selection of key political and theoretical articles by Toni Negri, spanning the period of his involvement in the Italian revolutionary left since the 1960s. These writings are essential for an understanding of the political outlook of … Continue reading

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Conversacion de Negri con los Estudiantes

Conversación del intelectual y militante italiano Toni Negri con los estudiantes chilenos movilizados en la toma de la Casa Central de la Universidad de Chile, el Viernes 28 de Octubre del 2011. Como Revista Multitud nos alegra mucho poder estar … Continue reading

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Negri – “La representación es la ausencia de la participación”

En una nueva visita a la Argentina, el filósofo italiano relata su fascinación por los nuevos movimientos estudiantiles en Chile y de los indignados en Europa. Acaba de hacer una visita para dar charlas a los estudiantes chilenos. –Me ha … Continue reading

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New Lines of Alliance – New Spaces of Liberty

The encounter of Félix Guattari and Antonio Negri took place in 1977. So this approchement serves merely to mark, with perhaps too far-fetched an image, the way that this book could be read today: as a call to respond to … Continue reading

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The Common in Revolt

It did not take much imagination, once the analysis of the current economic crisis had been brought back to its causes and social effects, to foretell urban revolts akin to jacqueries. Commonwealth had predicted that already in 2009. Now is … Continue reading

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