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"On the Idea of Communism
Birbeck College, London
A return to Communism?
Mark Fischer / Frieze.com
Alain Badiou, Terry Eagleton, Peter Hallward, Michael Hardt, Jean-Luc Nancy, Jacques Rancière, Gianni Vattimo, Slavoj Zizek…
Communism, the Word
Not the word before the notion, but the word as notion and as historical agent.
Communism, therefore, means the common condition of all the singularities of subjects, that is of all the exceptions, all the uncommon points whose network makes a world (a possibility of sense).
It does not belong to the political.
It comes before any politics. "