We know Rumney's side of the story: it was unfair that he was kicked out of the SI for not completing his book on Venice in time. But what about Debord's side? He certainly managed to complete his contribution to the project in a timely fashion.
Guy Debord on particular medical practices.
This Latin expression, which means "in an angry movement," should return to usage today, when it is hardly possible to write about any subject without being gripped by anger. And yet, among so many other offenses that one could use to "anger the people" (as one said during the French Revolution), perhaps none are more monstrous than the document(s) we reproduce here.
Text from 1971, not published during Debord's lifetime.
On the fire at Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
by Guy Debord
Translator's introduction to on-line edition of Guy Debord's letters 1957 to 1994
To Guy Debord in Hell
(please forward if necessary)
"Although I have read a lot, I have drunk even more. I have written much less than the majority of people who write, but I have drunk more than the majority of people who drink." -- Guy Debord, Panegyric (1989)
Translation of news article published in 14 June 2009 edition of "Le Monde": in order to pay off Ms Alice Debord, the Bibliotheque nationale Francaise must come up with approximately $500,000 (if not more) to prevent the sale of the complete archives of Guy Debord to someone else (Yale University, perhaps).
"Two hundred people dine together to keep the works of Debord in France"
Le Monde, 14 June 2009