Monthly Archives: July 2013

From Socialism to Neoliberalism: A Story of Capture (Part 2 of 2)

Kahn Goes to Washington, Rustin Goes to War Overall, 1972 proved to be a year of change on all fronts. Shachtman passed away and was eulogized by Kahn in the pages of Dissent. Henry Jackson lost the nomination to George McGovern … Continue reading

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From Socialism to Neoliberalism: A Story of Capture (Part 1 of 2)

[The following comes from a text I had worked on several years ago. For a variety of reasons, the project never came to fruition, but I’ve been revisiting my notes from this period in preparation for my current work. Note: … Continue reading

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Deleuze & Guattari: Democrats

Originally posted on Path to the Possible:
Sorry for the delay in posting new things.  I have just returned from the Lisbon and the Deleuze Studies Conference, and Dublin and the AESOP/ACSP planning conference.  Here is the text of my…

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Lazzarato on Foucault and the Failure of Liberalism

The governmentality Foucault describes in The Birth of Biopolitics does not seem sufficient for understanding what it implies from the 1990s on, when governmentality began to limit the freedom which Foucault made the condition of “liberalism.” The freedom in liberalism … Continue reading

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Super-Hybridity

In Sonic Warfare, Steve Goodman discusses a type of music, primarily electronic in nature and mediation, that is forming in the poverty-stricken underbellies of the global metropolises. Aside from technological and certain aesthetic brushes (concentration on rhythm, sampling, mixing, extensive … Continue reading

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Postmodern Passages: The Construction of the Body

The near-constant refrain at the heart of anti-hegemonic conceptualizations has been the body; as we move from book to book, tome to tome, we can see again and again the resurgence of this discourse: the Cartesian mind-body dualism, Spinoza’s eternal … Continue reading

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