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Deprovincializing Marx: On Harry Harootunian’s Reading of Marx

Deprovincializing Marx: On Harry Harootunian’s Reading of Marx

Harootunian emphasizes the tension between temporalities, where anachronisms can disturb the homogeneous linear time of capitalism and the nation-state, and can orient the trajectory of political modernity in a different direction. These anachronisms constitute possibilities for derailing the train of history in another direction.

The Fate of the Fast against the Slow

The Fate of the Fast against the Slow

There is no doubt therefore that students are not only workers but workers facing a decidedly precarious future. About this only ideologues brook debate these days. And yet this will not quite do. It is better to say that students join hands with workers as proletarians.