Category: Politics

  • Lines of Flight: Possibilities and Organisation

    Lines of Flight: Possibilities and Organisation

    “There are two ways of rejecting the revolution. The first is to refuse to see it where it exists; the second is to see it where it manifestly will not occur.”

  • The Molecular Subject(s) of Revolution

    The Molecular Subject(s) of Revolution

    The flows of desire have never conformed to rigid ideological identifications, always escaping, breaking out from pre-determined and fixed frameworks of understanding. We must be attentive to the singularity of any revolutionary moment, not in order to isolate it, but in order to understand it and to see how these intensities may spiral outwards in a chain-reaction of sparks meeting powder-kegs.

  • Ranciere, Democracy and Insurrection

    Ranciere, Democracy and Insurrection

    This post might read in a slightly jumbled way, but I needed to get some thoughts down and out there in order to try and make sense of them in my own head. I’ve been struggling the last few weeks to resolve a number of difficult conceptual issues the first chapter of my thesis resulted […]

  • Antagonism, Class, and the Real Movement

    Antagonism, Class, and the Real Movement

    I’ve recently been considering where my politics now stand, in light of studying a range of theorists and schools of thought beyond what I had previously had the time or opportunity to consider. In particular, I’ve been fascinated by the work — on the one hand — of groups like Tiqqun and The Invisible Committee, and — on the other hand — Antonio […]

  • COVID-19 and Late Capitalism

    COVID-19 and Late Capitalism

    Now seems like as good a time as any to collate some of my overall thoughts on the enormous political developments of the last month. I want to talk about the political implications of COVID-19 in the context of British politics today as well as the direction of the Labour Party and the future of […]