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Speaking Candour

By Karolin Meunier 19 April 2015

To mark the release of You Must Make Your Death Public: A collection of texts and media on the work of Chris Kraus, gathered from the Chris Kraus symp...

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To Be a Pilgrim

By Peter Linebaugh 15 April 2015

Helen Macfarlane was a Chartist revolutionary, the translator who put the ‘hobgoblin’ in the Communist Manifesto, and an advocate of ‘the total ...

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The Use of Bodies

By Richard B 25 March 2015

In the final, as yet untranslated, instalment of his Homo Sacer project, L’uso dei corpi, Giorgio Agamben presents a new ontology of use. Richa...

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Public Fiction: A critique of Anna Minton

By Lewis Bassett-Yerrell and Joseph Leigh 9 March 2015

In her first book Ground Control and her current research project How to Work Together, Anna Minton has contributed to the growing criticism of neolib...

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In and Out of Art and Work: On the W.A.G.E. Certificate

By Josefine Wikström 3 March 2015

In 2014 W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy) launched a campaign of certification which ‘publicly recognizes non-profit arts organizat...

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THE PAST DEVOURS THE FUTURE: PIKETTY'S CAPITAL

By Sander 13 February 2015

Sander casts a critical eye on Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century and the debates it provoked   Since its English translatio...

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When the Streets Run Red: For a 21st-Century Anti-Lynching Movement

By Erin Gray 31 January 2015

The heterogeneous elements of the Black Lives Matter movement are fighting white supremacy by confronting gendered domination, capitalism, and the rep...

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Garments Against Women

By mute 2 June 2016

Garments Against Women by Anne Boyer, Mute Books (European Edition) First published by Ahsahta Press, 2015. ISBN: (paperback) 978-1-906496-38-8 ...

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L(a)ying Down in the Banlieue

By Amy De'Ath 21 September 2016

Despite commonalities between feminist poetry and Marxist feminism, they have not often crossed paths. How might writing such as Bhanu Kapil’s Ban e...

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HACKNEY COUNCIL ASSET-STRIPS HAGGERSTON PARK

By mute 23 August 2016

Across the UK parks are under threat from local councils desperate for land to develop into schools and homes. Even in Hackney, where the Council m...

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Another Future for Aboriginal Digital Art

By Amit S. Rai 28 July 2016

Review of Networking the Unseen, Furtherfield Gallery, June 17-August 14, 2016 Gretta Louw an Internet artist who has for some time now explored th...

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An anonymous artist statement in response to the volksbühne debate

By Anon. 25 July 2016

An anonymous artist statement in response to the volksbühne debate originally published by Texte zur Kunst, https://www.textezurkunst.de/articles/ein...

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Exit Strategies: Danny Hayward’s Pragmatic Sanction

By Ed Luker 21 July 2016

'What if our possibility is grounded in the uncoordinated?', asks Pragmatic Sanction, Danny Hayward's ambitious long poem. Among other things it under...

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In Times of Political Ruin

By H. Gracchus 12 July 2016

Some reflections on post-referendum politics from H. Gracchus In these great times, which I have known since they were small; which shall become so...

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Notes from Non-Existence

By Heinrich Haine 28 June 2016

Heinrich Haine takes leave of Common Sense with the perverse claim that some of the working class live in Islington and not all are natural anglo-Engl...

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Radical Labour Reform and Resistance in Lithuania

By gyvenimas per brangus 22 June 2016

This includes 2 Communiques from friends in Lithuania. The most recent (#2) is followed by the previous (#1). The statements include information about...

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Two Models of Inescapable Shock

By Mute 21 June 2016

Two Models of Inescapable Shock Thursday 7 July 6-8pm   Marina Vishmidt and Anne Boyer in conversation   A Mute launch for: ...

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Sound Changes Sense

By Howard Slater 15 June 2016

In his exploration of the power of music and sonority to reveal forbidden zones of being, Tim Hodgkinson’s aesthetic thought suggests ways to connec...

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Communities at the front-line of coal extraction

By Anne Harris 24 May 2016

Communities at the front-line of coal extraction “Mining is going on a hundred meters away. When they started blasting, all the dust was brought ...

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