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This isn't a Virus, it's a Time Machine

By Benedict Seymour 16 May 2020

In a 2015 London Review of Books essay Fredric Jameson briefly imagines the Bolshevik Party as a kind of time machine. The party is a device by mean...

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Art Strikes: An Inventory

By Stewart Martin 1 May 2020

What does it mean to strike art? A recent upswing of 'art strikes', from the actions against Trump’s inauguration, to the covering of works of art i...

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Solidarity and Collective Autonomy: An Interview with Woodbine

By Rouen dans la Rue 20 April 2020

Woodbine recently published a text on getting organised within the pandemic, ‘Mutual Aid, Social Distancing, and Dual Power in the State of Emergenc...

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Sex, Strikes and Andean Textiles

By Vivienne Richmond 9 March 2020

In her review of Ines Doujak and John Barker’s anthology, Loomshuttles, Warpaths, a materialist history and collaborative meditation on Andean texti...

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STR!KE

By Emily LaBarge 2 March 2020

In unprecedented numbers, UK universities are on strike. The UCU-led action broaches the full spectrum of neoliberal misery to which the marketised un...

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Capital Abandon: Some words on and oft inspired by Jacques Camatte

By Howard Slater 6 January 2020

While for many on the Left, the theory of ultra-left communist Jacques Camatte has long been condemned for its ‘nostalgia’ and ‘primitivism’, ...

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A Tribute to the Poet Sean Bonney (1969-2019)

By mute 22 November 2019

The poet Sean Bonney died last week in Berlin. He was an inspiration to all at Mute, a great friend, kindred spirit and supporter. He’ll be greatly missed. Over the years we had the pleasure and honor of publishing some of his works. Our deepest condolences to his family, loved ones and friends.

Below are works that have appeared in Mute.

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Cars, Riots & Black Liberation

By Shemon and Arturo 17 November 2020

The US saw some of the largest riots and protests in its history this year in response to the continuing police murder of black people – most recent...

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Eulogy for David Graeber

By Sophie Carapetian 19 October 2020

David Graeber, academic, anthropologist and revolutionary died on 4 September, 2020 in hospital in Venice. To mark his passing and celebrate his life ...

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Struggle against the Algorithm: A View from the Trenches at Reading University

By Anonymous 21 September 2020

The pay and jobs dispute at Reading University is just one battlefield amongst many, linked to a broad pattern of algorithmically and financially...

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Primer′

By Benedict Seymour 15 August 2020

Benedict Seymour's speculative fiction on the post-internet artworld in London dates from June 2013 but points forward to the apotheosis of Trump (dev...

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Adversarial Infrastructure: The Crimean Bridge

By Anna Engelhardt 7 July 2020

Covid-19 relentlessly exposes the destructive preconditions of capitalism today. But states which 'make work and let die' on a pandemic scale as they ...

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Three Class Struggles and a Funeral

By Danny Hayward 18 June 2020

In his review of the recent book Class Power on Zero-Hours (PM Press, 2020), Danny Hayward reflects with enthusiasm on AngryWorkers' attempt...

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Class Power on Zero-Hours (excerpt)

By AngryWorkers 18 June 2020

To coincide with Danny Hayward's review of Class Power on Zero-Hours we asked the AngryWorkers for permission to publish two excerpts from their recen...

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On the reactionary developments around immigration at the EU-Turkey border

By Antithesi 16 March 2020

When the government of Turkey decided in the beginning of March to encourage immigrants to cross the borders in Evros, the reaction of the Greek government was to militarize border control, to open fire, injure and kill immigrants and to suspend asylum applications. At the same time, it gave free reign to fascist vigilante groups to engage in attacks...

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