Caliban and the Witch: A Verso Roundtable

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Leonora Carrington, Self-Portrait, (c. 1937-1938), The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002, © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

All Organizing is Magic 

Sarah Jaffe examines the echoes of witchcraft in contemporary anti-capitalist discourse and practice.

House Plants and Huacas

So Mayer celebrates the book's wild edges - its endless elicitations of new political and intellectual opportunities.

Wrath, Line, and Substance

- Peter Linebaugh explicates the intellectual traditions which Silvia Federici drew from and transcended in her innovative study of witchcraft and the origin of capitalism.

Learning from Witchy and Wayward Women

- Alys Weinbaum shows how Federici's work illuminates capital's fundamental drive to dominate reporductive processes.

A Gathering Against History

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay argues that the persecution of unruly, 'unproductive' women in Europe during the transition to capitalism paralleled the subjection of 'indigenous' populations under colonial rule.