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Translator’s afterword to ‘On the role of the SI’

Translator’s afterword to ‘On the role of the SI’ A translation of ‘On the role of the SI’ is available here. If there is an article in which the Hamburg Theses of 1961 appear clearest, the conclusions of the Theses … Continue reading

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On the role of the SI—Internationale Situationniste number 7

On the role of the SI (from Internationale Situationniste no. 7, April 1962) We are totally popular. We only consider problems that are already latent in the population. Situationist theory is in people like fish are in water. To those … Continue reading

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An eye for an eye . . .

Originally posted on prole no prole If an eye for an eye is the motto of revenge, it can also be bad advice. On 29 April 2022, a white nationalist attacked Asger Jorn’s 1959 painting The Disquieting Duck (shown above … Continue reading

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Once more on the Hamburg Theses

[You can read my translation of Debord’s The Hamburg Theses of September 1961 here] Once more on the Hamburg Theses The plans announced in my last post with an eye to the 60th anniversary of the first publication of Internationale … Continue reading

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Internationale Situationniste number 7, April 1962

It is sixty years since Internationale Situationniste number 7 was published, dated April 1962. Partly in commemoration I plan on posting new translations of several articles from the seventh issue over the next month. Our world is arguably less distant … Continue reading

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The new politics?

I designed this image for an imaginary zine called ANTIANTIPOETRYPOETRY dated 1 March 2016. That means it’s been sitting in my dropbox since at least then, maybe a bit before. I called it “the new politics”. There is little new … Continue reading

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On Gilles Dauvé and the Situationist International

This article is available as a pdf here. I hope to publish a follow up in the near future in which I will critically examine Gilles Dauvé’s and Bruno Astarian’s critique of Marx’s value theory. Minor update, 15 December 2018 … Continue reading

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On tonight’s program… the unconscious

Originally from the pages of internationale situationniste, no. 8, January 1963

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λόγος επανάσταση KING COMMUNISM

king communism – poster 15 “λόγος” “επανάσταση” “KING COMMUNISM” English version

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REASON REVOLUTION KING COMMUNISM

king communism – poster 14 “REASON” “REVOLUTION” “KING COMMUNISM” — UPDATED 15:51, 7 July 2015

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