Categorical critique: beyond differences; what is common
The hopelessness of labour: mistaking manifestations for the
A poetic synthesis: connecting contemporary Marxism with
the literature of feminism, (de)colonialism, identity politics
The material production of knowledge for-value, surplus, wealth
Common sense knowledge and/as certainty/performance: KEF;
Epistemic power, monocultures and (de)legitimisation
Alienation erupts from the disconnection between political
economy and human richness
a conscious and qualitative lack of agency or autonomy,
where ongoing, systemic exploitation and dispossession
are… reproduced by the individual who has to submit
through a lack of power-over her own social reproduction
the academic becomes complicit in protecting her labour-
power, and seeking to enhance its value in the market.
marginalises or silences those who are unable to recalibrate
their practice against discourses of excellence and impact,
and whose labour-power is not permanently accessible to
capital, for instance because they are carers, mothers,
disabled or in working poverty.
to define a new anti-productive environment: ecologies
Against self-harming activities of the academic peloton:
To define an alternative form of intellectual work: social
The struggle for dignity is the struggle for a new form of
revolutionary pedagogy at the level of society.
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