After the April calendars, beware of ides .Calends are the farce that is being prepared behind the closed doors of all the Elysées, the one for which those in charge have long been consciously and unconsciously rehearsing. Beware of ides if gets worse.Continue reading The ides of May
This civilisation will not come to an end because of the coronavirus. I believe that it is clear to everyone that the latter is only an epiphenomenon, but one born of the former’s arrogance, its insatiable rapacity, its injustice, because it transformed the world into a gigantic morbid factory. What else could be born, apart from the demon of total destruction, of a civilization which elevated money to the rank of absolute idol and power as the ultimate end of everything and all existence?Continue reading Marcello Tari: A letter to friends from the desert
Silence, dear humans, all of your ridiculous calls to war. Lower the looks of revenge you throw at me. Turn off the halo of terror that surrounds my name. We, viruses, from the bacterial background of the world, are the true continuum of life on Earth. Without us, you would never have seen the light of day, nor would the first cell.Continue reading Monologue of the #virus
For some time now I have felt the need for a healthy distance (what a euphemism these days) from most of what is called the radical left in this country. After Chemnitz, after Halle, after Hanau, I was struck by deep shame when I attended those compulsory exercises which, free from hatred and honest grief, meandered through the “scene districts”, leaving nothing behind but a short report in the regional news, so on the evening of February 19 I noticed for the first time that the whole affair started to disgust me.Continue reading #Bologna in times of the #Coronavirus – The Wu Ming Diary
France. The yellow vests insurrection revealed the central role of the State in assuring the reproduction of capitalist social relations, a role which as central, is also fragile, sustained only by its increasing militarisation against those whom capital increasingly discards.
From the Temps critiques collective, a further reflection on the yellow vests movement.Continue reading The #GiletsJaunes rebellion and beyond
Paris. France. NB : It has been one year since the beginning of the global youth climate movement which started with Greta Thunberg’s call for international demonstrations on March, 15th 2019. In France, the #youthforclimate movement has started a bit earlier, on February, 8th, and is thus celebrating its birth day by inaugurating a new cycle of spreading life and happiness among the corporate destroyers of the world.Continue reading #Paris, #BlackRock Occupation: Happy Birthday Youth Climate Movement
Every day the catastrophe grows
The political game of alternatives has come to an end
Europe has totally closed its borders
Governments only hold on with their police
The big media are running out of argumentsContinue reading Politics in times of catastrophe
Lundi Matin wrote: “We received this anonymous text from Bordeaux. We liked it very much, so here it is.“Continue reading Everything is burning already; Let us burn together!
Let “things go on as before”: this is the catastrophe. It does not lie in what will happen, but in what, in every situation, is given.
It is the negative that we still have to do, the positive is already given to us.
Franz KafkaContinue reading A few epistemological considerations for the attention of those who wish to rebel against extinction