In the second part of their series on the global conjuncture, Nikhil Pal Singh and Joshua Clover survey our present economic and ecological impasse, and search through the ruins for the green shoots of solidarity and for the "openings that are necessarily present when things fall apart."
Contemporary circulation struggles – the occupations, riots and critical infrastructure blockades that dominate the reportoire of resistance – have in recent years been popularly associated with movements of the left. But what happens they migrate across the political spectrum? Here, Joshua Clover writes on the contemporary terrain of struggle.
The year 2020 has provided a practically laboratorial clarity. For political theory, or really political practice, it has been something like a natural experiment measuring two politics against the world and against each other. How to name these two politics, if not the election and the riot?