There may be a different route that points beyond capitalism: transcending capitalism by building emancipatory alternatives to capitalism in the spaces and cracks within capitalist economies and struggling to defend and expand those spaces.
A democratic, libertarian, socialist future is the only future that he would be willing to fight for. A most peculiar Marxist no doubt, but a Marxist nevertheless.
This talk examines the causes that led to the current socio-economic and political crisis and the types, strategies and forms of resistance that have emerged in the last three years, using Greece as an example.
In this lecture I will discuss a widespread interpretation of the protest movements that we have witnessed since 2011 in several countries.
In the years to come there is a real threat of the extreme right taking power in France. This situation is largely caused by a retreat of political thinkers faced with this ‘conservative revolution'.
As feminism has been institutionalized and subsumed to the neo-liberal agenda in the name of democratization, a feminist critique of liberal democracy is more urgent than ever.
In his lecture, Lazzarato will explore this thesis further by asking if the current crisis of debt is in fact a crisis of Capital?
The underlying paradox is that what makes love angelic, what elevates it over mere unstable and pathetic sentimentality, is its cruelty itself, its link with violence.