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Semiotext(e) / Intervention

Essays on the contemporary continuum of incarceration: the biopolitics of juvenile delinquency, predatory policing, the political economy of fees and fines, and algorithmic policing.

Toward a Politics of Revolutionary Love

A scathing critique of the Left from an indigenous anti-colonial perspective.

A new political critique from the authors of The Coming Insurrection, calling for a “destituent process” of outright refusal and utter indifference to government.

A clear-eyed critique of collegiate jurisprudence, as the process of administering student protests and sexual-assault complaints rolls along a Möbius strip of shifting legality.

A reflection on, and an extension of, the ideas laid out seven years ago in The Coming Insurrection.

An argument that under capitalism, debt has become infinite and unpayable, expressing a political relation of subjection and enslavement.

Peter Sloterdijk’s essay on Friedrich Nietzsche and the benefits and dangers of narcissistic jubilation.

With the economy deindustrialized and the working class decentralized, a call for alternative horizons for resistance: the university and the art world.

On Poetry and Finance

A manifesto against the concepts of growth and debt, and a call for a reinvestment in the social body.

An Essay on the Neoliberal Condition

A new and radical reexamination of today’s neoliberalist “new economy” through the political lens of the debtor/creditor relation.

A theoretical dissection of capitalism’s ultimate form of merchandise: the living spectacle of the Young-Girl.

A new interview with the philosopher of speed, addressing the ways in which technology is utilized in synchronizing mass emotions.

An account and analysis of the systematic murder of women and girls in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juárez.

A disorienting fictionalized portrayal of 9/11 mastermind Mohamed Atta and the meaning of madness.

An urgent critique of the biopolitical subject and omnipresent Empire.

Chris Kraus examines artistic enterprises of the past decade that reclaim the use of lived time as a material in the creation of visual art.

An updated edition of a groundbreaking work on the global financial crisis from a postfordist perspective.

Baudrillard’s unsettling coda: previously unpublished texts written just before the visionary theorist’s death in 2007.

Activists explore the possibility that a new practice of communism may emerge from the end of society as we know it.

A Concise Philosophy of the Machine as Social Movement

The machine as a social movement of today’s “precariat”—those whose labor and lives are precarious.

A founder of Queer theory contends that the ruling classes have invented homosexuality as a sexual ghetto, splitting and mutilating desire in the process.

A call to arms by a group of French intellectuals that rejects leftist reform and aligns itself with younger, wilder forms of resistance.