The Coming Insurrection
- Narrated by: Christopher Lane
- Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 05-14-10
- Language: English
- Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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One of its members more adequately described the group as "the name given to a collective voice bent on denouncing contemporary cynicism and reality". The Coming Insurrection is a strategic prescription for an emergent war-machine to "spread anarchy and live communism".
Written in the wake of the riots that erupted throughout the Paris suburbs in the fall of 2005 and presaging more recent riots and general strikes in France and Greece, The Coming Insurrection articulates a rejection of the official Left and its reformist agenda, aligning itself instead with the younger, wilder forms of resistance that have emerged in Europe around recent struggles against immigration control and the "war on terror".
Hot-wired to the movement of '77 in Italy, its preferred historical reference point, The Coming Insurrection formulates an ethics that takes as its starting point theft, sabotage, the refusal to work, and the elaboration of collective, self-organized forms-of-life. It is a philosophical statement that addresses the growing number of those — in France, in the United States, and elsewhere — who refuse the idea that theory, politics, and life are separate realms.
Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By Wayne on 12-20-11
Wake up and pay attention. America
What did you love best about The Coming Insurrection?
That it gives you their game plan.
What did you like best about this story?
That I can now see why what is happening in the EU.
What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?
That the paranoid man is right. There is someone out there who is out to get you and your loved ones.
Any additional comments?
Wake up and smell the coffee America. If these people have their way. You will learn what your great great grand parents learned about suffering, pain and death.
4 of 5 people found this review helpful
By Pat on 11-22-11
The "Secret" plan by the Left
The startling plan by the anarchist/communist left to overthrow not only the capitalist system but the whole of western society as we know it.
A dark look at the mental state of the leaders of the OWS demonstrations.
3 of 5 people found this review helpful