Intellectuals & Ideology

Everything intelligent or posing as such.

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The dual crisis of movements and the university require activists and researchers to apply the radical imagination and foment it as a collective practice.

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Parecon: envisioning a life beyond capitalism

by Joris Leverink on July 2, 2014

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In this interview, ROAR sits down with Michael Albert, author of ‘Realizing Hope’ and editor of Znet, to explore the idea of participatory economics.

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Through reflections on Occupy’s politics, Heathwood Press has been at the forefront of a reconfiguration of critical theory for revolutionary practice.

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Leading cultural theorist Stuart Hall dies aged 82

by ROAR Collective on February 10, 2014

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The influential sociologist, founding editor of the New Left Review and godfather of cultural studies leaves behind a powerful intellectual legacy.

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Critchley and Philip Seymour Hoffman on happiness

by Jerome Roos on February 5, 2014

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Just a year before Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, philosopher Simon Critchley spoke to the legendary actor about the happiness that eluded him so.

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From the State of Control to a Praxis of Destituent Power

by Giorgio Agamben on February 4, 2014

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Faced with absolute state control and the rapid eradication of political society, only a theory and praxis of destituent power can reclaim democracy.

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WikiLeaks: defeating the conspiracy of governance

by Nozomi Hayase on January 2, 2014

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The contagious courage of the whistleblowers — from Chelsea Manning to Edward Snowden — is helping to defeat the conspiracy of illegitimate governance.

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The catastrophic management of catastrophe

by Jerome Roos on September 14, 2013

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There is no doubt Warren Buffet was right when he said that his side is making and winning the global class war. The question is: for how much longer?

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Occupy theorists launch militant research handbook

by ROAR Collective on September 12, 2013

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A collaborative project seeks to redefine the place where activism and academia meet by promoting militant research in, about and with the movements.

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The Making of the Indebted State under Neoliberalism

by Jerome Roos on September 6, 2013

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Building on recent work by Graeber and Lazzarato, this new paper aims to uncover the hidden power that banks obtain by creating money out of thin air.

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