Imaginal Machines

Autonomy & Self-Organization in the Revolutions of Everyday Life Stevphen Shukaitis    2009    256p    6 x 9 All power to the imagination? Over the past forty years to invoke the imagination as a basis for radical politics has become a cliché: a rhetorical utilization of ideas already in circulation, invoking the mythic unfolding … Continue reading Imaginal Machines

Autonomia

Post-Political Politics Christian Marazzi & Sylvère Lotringer     2007     340p     7 x 10 ‘Most of the writers who contributed to the issue were locked up at the time in Italian jails…. I was trying to draw the attention of the American Left, which still believed in Eurocommunism, to the fate … Continue reading Autonomia

The London Hanged

Crime and Civil Society in the 18th Century Peter Linebaugh     1991     524p     6 x 9 Peter Linebaugh’s groundbreaking history has become an inescapable part of any understanding of the rise of capitalism. In eighteenth-century London the spectacle of a hanging was not simply a form of punishing transgressors. Rather it … Continue reading The London Hanged

The Subversion of Politics

European Autonomous Social Movements & The Decolonization of Everyday Life George Katsiaficas     1997     312p     6 x 9 George Katsiaficas’s account covers the period 1968-1996 and pays special attention to the role of autonomous feminist movements, the effects of squatters and feminists on the disarmament movement and on efforts to … Continue reading The Subversion of Politics