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Personal Modification is not Revolution – By Lea Melandri

Preface

Italian autonomist feminism emerged in the late 1960s and 1970s, in large part as a response to the failures of 1968 and the New Left. In critical dialogue with Operaismo, thinkers of the movement worked to problematize a Marxist orthodoxy that had neglected the role played by gendered labor in the reproduction of capitalism. By classifying domestic work as reproductive labor — itself the site of the constitution of gender, made invisible by way of the wage relation — and launching initiatives such as Wages for Housework, the Italian feminists such as Silvia Federici and Mariarosa Dalla Costa along with their international cohorts became best known for redefining materialism through a feminist lens, transforming the dynamic of workerism as a practice, and emphasizing political autonomy over aims of equality. Italian feminists interrogated difference rather than championing common ground between the sexes, setting them apart from many feminist initiatives elsewhere.

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Nucleo Comunista Internazionalista on Washington’s inauguration-incorporation: Our Salute to the democratic snakes

Italy. A salute” to the gruesome ceremony of Jan 20 in Washington and a… little “appeal” to the class movement by Nucleo Comunista Internazionalista.

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In Memory of Anarchist Comrade Marilù Maschietto

The following are the words with which two comrades wanted to remember Maria Ludovica Maschietto, known as Marilù (February 14, 1932 – December 29, 2020).

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The Invisible Committee: Beautiful Like an Impure Insurrection

The following text appeared in 2019 as the “Preface” to an anthology of the Invisible Committee’s major works published in Italy. 

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Against Biden, against Trump and against the call-up in defense of the simulacrum of the democratic state

A statement by Noi non abbiamo patria on the attack on the Capitol, in Washington DC.

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United States of America on the volcano’s edge – Negotiation-Compromise in extremis or tanks-state of siege

A statement on the fascist attack on the US Capitol by Nucleo Comunista Internazionalista (Italy).

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Adespota Collective: Unexpected and noisy demonstration in Saronno, Lombardy [Italy]

Saronno. Lombardy. Italy. On December 19, there was an unexpected and noisy demonstration that crossed the streets of downtown Saronno.

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Nucleo Comunista Internazionalista: United States of America on the volcano’s edge

Nucleo Comunista Internazionalista (Italy) with a statement on the “Trump-Biden battle”. Also a little note about the “silence” on the matter by black organizations and militias. They have send us a machine translation.

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Italy: On the repressive situation in Trentino – 325 is back after server crash

Italy. A statement by anarchists of Trento and Rovereto on the ongoing repression. It was the first article on 325 after an unprecedented server crash.

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