Theorie Communiste

Much ado about nothing - Théorie Communiste

TC undertake a painstaking, point-by-point refutation of Love of Labor? Love of Labour Lost…, first by developing in detail the concept of programmatism, which allows for an historicisation of the terms of class struggle, revolution and communism, then by delineating the originality of a new cycle of struggle, beyond programmatism.

Rational kernel, real movement: Badiou and Théorie Communiste in the age of riots

An article by Nathan Brown, first published in 'Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion', issue #5 (published in November 2012), comparing/contrasting Badiou and Théorie Communiste's theorisation of riots.

Self-organisation is the first act of the revolution; it then becomes an obstacle which the revolution has to overcome

Argentina 2001

Roland Simon of Théorie Communiste looks at revolution as communisation, through the lense of some recent struggles.

Communisation vs Spheres - Bernard Lyon

2011 text by Bernard Lyon, the second part of 'The Suspended Step of Communisation'.

Meeting - Revue Internationale pour la Communisation (2003–2008)

'Meeting' was a journal and website focused on communisation, whose driving-force was the French group 'Theorie Communiste' and its followers. One of the outcomes of the work of 'Meeting' was the emergence of the English-language group/journal 'Endnotes'. The texts contained here are mostly in French, with some in English, and, to the best of our knowledge, contain most, if not all, of their output.

Class/segmentation/racialization. Notes - Théorie Communiste

Originally published by Théorie Communiste as 'Classe / seg­men­ta­tion / raci­sa­tion. Notes'. Translated from the French by LNFC.

We are not "anti" - Bernard Lyon

Translation of 'Nous ne sommes pas Anti', a 2005 text by Bernard Lyon of the French group Théorie Communiste.

Where are we in the crisis? - Théorie Communiste

2014 Théorie Communiste article on the continuing (post-2007) crisis, and its broader implications.

Fondements critiques d’une théorie de la révolution - Roland Simon

'Fondements critiques d’une théorie de la révolution'/'Critical foundations for a theory of the revolution: Beyond the affirmation of the proletariat' - Roland Simon, 2001.

On the "woman question" - Gilles Dauvé

"Too Marxist for a feminist? Too feminist for a Marxist? Or not enough…? Best see for yourself."
Gilles Dauvé examines woman/sex/gender question, and what it has become in the capitalist mode of production.