Benjamin Bratton: The Revenge of the Real: Politics for a Post-Pandemic World COVID-19: It is difficult to read Bratton's positive biopolitics as anything other than a form of technocratic authoritarianism – where the subject is a point in a biopolitical network.
Oliver Marchart: Conflictual Aesthetics: Artistic Activism and the Public Sphere CONTEMPORARY ART: Today's patrons use shameless art as a giant advertising pillar. And what can art do when politicians lie?
The Invisible Committee: From now by Author resurrection: The three books are equal parts revolutionary manifestos for those who want an analysis of the state of affairs, and strategic manuals for those who have already taken to the streets and revolted.
THE PROTESTS IN THE USA: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, LA, Louisville, New York, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Oregon, Richmond, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Washington. A response to the structural violence the poor are facing.
Guy Debord: The spectacular community MEDIA fellowship: An analysis of how human relationships, including language, have been staged. Here in a cool elegance, what Debord himself called "the style of negation."
Thomas Piketty, translators Peer Bundgaard, Manni Crone, Adam Diderichsen and Niels Ivar Larsen: Capital and ideology DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM: Piketty's latest book is about redistribution and not so much else. There is an awful lot of statistics and some fine literary examples. The hope of green capitalism seems to have completely disappeared.
Morgan Adamson: Enduring Images: A Future History of New Left Cinema PROTEST: Morgan Adamson's Enduring Images brings new life to the 1960s revolutionary film and reminds us of the need to fight the prevailing forms of representation.
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