Starting from Year Zero: Occupy Wall Street and the Transformations of the Socio-Political

Tags: , , ,

via Unemployed Negativity

To consider what Occupy Wall Street has to do with philosophy, to Occupy Philosophy, is already to depart from one of the longstanding dictums of the relationship between philosophy and political invents. I am thinking of Hegel, who as much as he argued that philosophy is its own time comprehended in thought, also famously argued that philosophy can only comprehend its own time retrospectively, can only paint grey on grey once the ink has dried.…

Read more »

A Principled Stand on Diversity of Tactics: Avoiding Uniformity of Failure

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The St. Paul Principles

1. Our solidarity will be based on respect for a diversity of tactics and the plans of other groups.

2. The actions and tactics used will be organized to maintain a separation of time or space.…

Read more »