Poetry & Philosophy

Everything philosophical and poetic.

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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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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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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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Gezi Park and the Transformative Power of Art

by Stephen Snyder on January 8, 2014

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Through the transformative power of aesthetics and creative narrative, the çapulcu managed to keep ahead of the forces that would deny them their freedom.

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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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Post image for At Utopia’s Fiesta: ROAR at the anti-fascist concert in Athens

On Saturday, ROAR contributor Leonidas performed with activist hip-hop formation Social Waste at the anti-fascist concert on Syntagma Square, Athens.

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Post image for The Global Square: simply an ode to the world revolution

Are we being overshadowed by the big money of the devouring wolves and the peckish pigs? No we are not. Because we are the global square.

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Post image for The Second Coming: a poem for Egypt’s revolutionaries

This poem by William Butler Yeats is dedicated to the fearless revolutionaries of Egypt, the “indignant desert birds” whose resurrection is soon at hand.

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Cloud 99 per cent: we are the 99 per cent!

by I.G. Karfield on October 14, 2011

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FW: RE: Slavoj Žižek @ Occupy Wall Street: “John Lennon has passed and so has the dreamer. There’s a new kind on the rise.”

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