The Philosophy of Construction

The PCF and the Party Form

A version of this essay was originally published in the Negation Magazine, “Specter of the Party” dossier. The party-form is one of the defining themes of May ‘68. After all, this was a situation where a revolutionary movement was pushing for revolutionary change, where an entire country was paralyzed by the largest general strike in … Continue reading The PCF and the Party Form

The Events of May 68

A version of this essay was originally published in the Negation Magazine, “Specter of the Party” dossier. May ’68 was the largest mass movement in French history, the biggest strike in the history of the French workers’ movement, and the only “general” insurrection the overdeveloped world has known since World War II. It was the … Continue reading The Events of May 68