Raoul Vaneigem

Basic Banalities (Parts I & II) - Raoul Vaneigem

Raoul Vaneigem

The complete Basic Banalities first published in L'Internationale Situationniste in the early nineteen sixties. The text was Raoul Vaneigem's first extensive written contribution to the Situationist International and its conclusions laid the basis for his most celebrated work The Revolution of Everyday Life.

A warning to students of all ages - Raoul Vaneigem

Raoul Vaneigem

The author of The Revolution of Everyday Life tackles the issue of education under bourgeois society and how it must be overcome.

Theses on the Paris Commune - Situationist International

Parisian barricade - 1871

The Situationists reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of a great revolutionary moment; "the biggest festival of the nineteenth century".

"...it is time we examine the Commune not just as an outmoded example of revolutionary primitivism, all of whose mistakes can easily be overcome, but as a positive experiment whose whole truth has yet to be rediscovered and fulfilled."

Notice to the Civilized Concerning Generalized Self-Management

Situationist Raoul Vaneigem on self-management and workers' control.

The Book Of Pleasures

Vaneigem investigates the relationship between pleasure, desire and class struggle...

The revolution of everyday life - Raoul Vaneigem

Raoul Vaneigem was one of the most important thinkers within the Situationist International as well as frequent editor of their journal Internationale Situationniste. The Revolution of Everyday Life, written in Vaneigem's typically poetic style, is one of the most important of the Situationist texts, attacking the alienation of capitalist life not only at work but also in our 'free' time