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Revisiting Race and Marxism: A Conversation Between Gramsci, Hall, and the Operaisti

part of this text was presented at HM London earlier this month. Introduction So, hey, team. I’m very excited and honored to be here. Thanks to all the organizers for putting on this event, I appreciate all the labor that is seen and unseen. I’d like to thank the team at Notes from Below for […]

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Composition Notes: Deporting the Crisis

A dangerous string of episodes unfolds  in Germany – a political crisis that might leave us all in a worse place, rather soon. On August 26, a Cuban-German male is stabbed and two asylum seekers from Iraq and Syria are arrested in the eastern city of Chemnitz. This sparks a set of right-wing mobilizations that […]

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Stuck in the Middle with You: Between Jodi Dean, Hardt & Negri, and Abdullah Öcalan on Organization and Transition

The following is a presentation I gave at the 23rd International Conference on Alternative Futures and Popular Protest at Manchester Metropolitan University, held between March 26th and 28th of 2018. This presentation was part of a panel discussion that included Rodrigo Nunes and Mark Bergfeld and regarding Hardt and Negri’s latest work, Assembly. Dear all, My […]

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On Racism and How to Fight It: Schlossberg, BBQ Becky, and Left Praxis

Videos like those of “BBQ Becky” and Aaron Schlossberg provide a brilliant vantage point into the ways everyday racism functions at the current conjuncture. In these videos, the interplay between white individuals (of middle class background), the police, and the way race is iterated is telling of the current discursive formations in an embattled America […]

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