communisation

Get rid of work - Gilles Dauvé

A slightly modified chapter 3 of the book From Crisis to Communization, published in 2017 by Editions Entremonde.

Against non-life

Today the desire to cast off our current way of life is taken as common sense. Whether it’s the life of others we desire to take on or a completely different way of life; striking a commodified humanity is the passive acceptance of the existent which clashes with generalized dissatisfaction.

Communism of Attack and Communism of Withdrawal - Marcel

Text by Marcel first published in Riff-Raff #7 (summer 2005) which prompted a number of responses; this is a "rough" translation produced by Riff-Raff.

Theorie Communiste

This text, an introduction to TC, was written for a group of 'young Lyonnais' carrying out a 'theoretical reflection on the German and Italian Lefts' and was published in TC 14.

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.

Improvisation and communisation - Mattin

Published on the book 'Undoing Property?' Edited by Marysia Lewandowska and Laurel Ptak (Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2013). The following version is updated with corrections by Jarrod Fowler.

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.