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By Felix Guattari

Politics after the autumn.

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One always finds in pseudo-democratic centralism a traced copy of statist models. In it, the repressive and bureaucratic characteristics of the State of Richelieu, Robespierre, and Rothschild are replayed and illusorily reversed. For too long, the revolutionary movement has, through passivity or refusal, been subject to this homology. How can the State be destroyed by an organism which puts up with hegemony, even on a formal level? But how can such a task be made a primary concern of an "other" movement, a different one which is founded on the self-valorization and the self-production of singularities?

Green is born neither from the red of the socialist regimes nor from the black of the capitalist regimes. It is born from refusing poverty and of oppression wherever it proliferates and from the urgent desire to be freed from the fear of capitalist control wherever it is imposed. " Some tell the Afghans that they would be occupied by the Americans if the Russians left. But would that be worse? " Others tell us we would be occupied by the Russians if we refuse the American umbrella. But would that be worse?

Because here the body is, all at once, material expression of the subject and content, end and goal. Promoting it has the consequence of relativizing the formalism of the representation of contract and of law, to the benefit of the alliance and of the common project of the productive forces. The elimination of the concept of the practice of terrorism is thus correlative at once to the negation of out-dated political points of reference - even if spontaneist - and the affirmation of a radical materialism.

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