The world is deeper than their artifice
Hello from Inhabit. For this month’s newsletter, we’ve got a handful of resources for you: a radical tech intensive, archives from the back-to-the-land movement, new reports from the streets (and forests) in revolt, deepdives into critical philosophy.
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“The crises all around us, and the attempts by the ultra-rich to flee the Earth entirely, make clear that none of the reigning institutions will make any effort toward our survival.” Listen to Partisan Gardens with excerpts from the new Earthbound Farmers Almanac.
“Out of these ruins of an objective order, how can stabilizing anchors of ritual ever be reestablished?” Byung-Chul Han on ritual, art, & culture.
“The movement represents an important effort to revitalize eco-defense and police abolition strategies in the wake of the George Floyd Rebellion.” Crimethinc on Defend the Atlanta Forest. (For more, see our article “I Believe That We Will Win.”)
“The urgency of our efforts is based on our belief that the industrial societies which now dominate the world are in the process of destroying it.” Browse through the fabulous archive of the New Alchemists.
“This is the moment when one kind of magic fails, and another comes back to life.” Read the Tangpingist Manifesto.
“That’s the first sense of reparation—to be alive and to take care of something that matters because that thing is a very condition of my survival with others.” Achille Mbembe in conversation with David Theo Goldberg.
“A whole generation that had been hardened by the silence of dictatorship imploded in the emergence of rage brought by their children.” Rodrigo Karmy Bolton on the revolt in Chile.
“At the heart of each uprising, within its powerful disruption and creative content, rests a new theory of social change and societal well-being.” A new journal issue on destituent power, with contributions from friends and fellow travelers.
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