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Permanent Reproductive Crisis: An Interview with Silvia Federici

NY Wages For Housework Poster

On the occasion of the publication of an anthology of her writing and the accession of a  Wages for Housework NY archive at Mayday Rooms in London, Marina Vishmidt interviewed Silvia Federici on her extensive contribution to feminist thought and recent work on debt activism (with contributions by Mute, Mayday Rooms and George Caffentzis)

 

Speaking Candour

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 symposium held at London’s Royal College of Art in March 2013, Mute presents Karolin Meunier’s contribution, ‘Speaking Candour’.

Plants, Androids and Operators - A Post-Media Handbook

Cover Plants, Androids and Operators - A Post-Media Handbook

Print 978-1-906496-96-8
eBook 978-1-906496-97-5
Published 2014 by Mute Books
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This book documents the first life-cycle of the Post-Media Lab (2011-2014). Taking up Fèlix Guattari’s challenge, the Lab aimed to combine social and media practices into collective assemblages of enunciation in order to confront social monoformity.

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

The heterogeneous elements of the Black Lives Matter movement are fighting white supremacy by confronting gendered domination, capitalism, and the repressive apparatuses of the state. Erin Gray traces the critical impulse of the current movement against anti-black violence to the legacy of Ida B. Wells’s radical anti-lynching campaigns, and suggests that the fiercest opposition to police terror in the US has always been against the law

 

You Must Make Your Death Public: a collection of texts and media on the work of Chris Kraus

You Must Make Your Death Public: a collection of texts and media on the work of Chris Kraus

You Must Make Your Death Public: a collection of texts and media on the work of Chris Kraus

Edited by Mira Mattar

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Populous Front

Howard Slater explores the vicissitudes of popular unity, from the history of compromises by variously aligned popular fronts to recent struggles in which ‘internal populations’ and the repressed or absent bodies of left politics come to the fore

 

Your diaspora had begun

– Abdellatif Laâbi, Rue De Retour

 

We're pleased to announce Howard Slater's book, Anomie/Bonhomie & Other Writings, published by Mute Books, has been translated into Serbo-Croatian with a new cover, additional material and preface/afterword by kuda.org. The book is translated and published by Kuda.org and the Grupa za konceptualnu politiku.

They Want the Money, So Do We

Madame Tlank reviews Selma James, Sex Race and Class: the Perspective of Winning, Oakland: PM Press, 2012

 

In memoriam, Shulamith Firestone

 

The Gender Rift in Communisation

In a contested 'swerve' in debates around communisation, issues of gender, class and race are coming to the fore. Reviewing key texts in this debate, P. Valentine discusses the material basis of the gender distinction in capitalism, and its centrality to class exploitation

 

Anomie/Bonhomie & Other Writings

Anomie Bonhomie book cover

In this collection of writings, Howard Slater improvises around what Walter Benjamin could have meant by the phrase 'affective classes'. This 'messianic shard' and its possible implications leads Slater to develop a therapeutic micro-politics by way of a mourning for the Workers' Movement and a grappling with the 'becomings of capital'. The essay 'Anomie/Bonhomie' is the keystone of this book which also features tributary texts and poems drawn from the past ten years.

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