Rodrigo Nunes

teaches modern and contemporary philosophy at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). His book Beyond the Horizontal: Rethinking the Question of Organisation is forthcoming with Verso.

It Takes Organizers to Make a Revolution

It Takes Organizers to Make a Revolution

This text will propose that we approach Lenin not as a titan, but as an equal. Not the all-conquering revolutionary, the master tactician who always made the right decision, let alone the mighty party- or state-builder, but something more prosaic and relatable, though no less important: an organizer.

Spain: From Networks to Parties … and Back

Spain: From Networks to Parties … and Back

Whereas the traditional, teleological narrative would see “maturity” as putting all eggs in the one party’s basket, then, Spanish movements hedged their bets, creating an ecology of alternatives that, by balancing each other, increase the possibility of social control.