The foreword to Maria Mies’ “Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of Labour,” by Sylvia Federici.
In this excerpt from Robert Pfaller’s “On the Pleasure Principle in Culture: Illusions Without Owners,” the author discusses the functioning of interpassivity and enjoyment.
An excerpt from “Jeffrey Sachs: The Strange Case of Dr. Shock and Mr. Aid,” by Japhy Wilson.
An excerpt from “Willing Slaves of Capital” by Frederic Lordon.
In this excerpt from “Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue,” Alain Badiou and Élisabeth Roudinesco discuss their first encounter with Jacques Lacan and his influenec on their work. Roudinesco had mostly ignored Lacan through her childhood, despite him being a family friend. Badiou, on the other hand, details his development from a Sartrean to an anti-Humanist student of Althusser before coming upon the work of Lacan.
An excerpt of Sheila Rowbotham’s book, from the chapter “Impudent Lasses.”
From “Screened Out” by Jean Baudrillard as part of Verso’s Radical Thinker series, set 8.