Which is not to suggest that any of this is easy, nor that I now have a particular formula for success after four years. There is still the chasm of indifference to cross, and as yet I still have no indication of how to cross it. 700 more words
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What is a commodity? A concrete abstraction. An abstraction, certainly – but not an abstraction in spite of its status as a thing; an abstraction, on the contrary, on account of its status as a social ‘thing’, divorced, during its existence, from its materiality, from the use to which it is put, from productive activity, and from the needs that it satisfies.
Yesterday, on the 15th anniversary of the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Hillary Clinton — the embattled Democratic nominee for POTUS in this November’s election — abruptly left a memorial service in New York. 682 more words
Another useful roundup – Benjamin, Malabou, Althusser et. al., Lefebvre, etc.
I have a short piece at the Verso blog, entitled ‘Reading Marx in 1965; Reading Althusser et. al. and Lefebvre in 2016’.
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Some of the most important works of post-war French Marxism were published in 1965.