Re: [OPE] Crack Capitalism

From: John Holloway <>
Date: Fri May 21 2010 - 08:59:03 EDT

Hi Dave,

    Many thanks for your question. I'm going away for a few days but I'll
come back to you next week.

    Best, John

El 20/5/10 16:25, "Dave Zachariah" <> escribió:

> Hi John,
> On 2010-05-19 18:31, you wrote:
>> /How do we create a different world? Crack capitalism: create cracks,
>> moments or spaces of rebellion in which we assert a different type of
>> doing. That is what we are doing already, every day, everywhere.
>> John Holloway¹s acclaimed book, Change the World Without Taking Power,
>> sparked a world-wide debate about the most effective methods of going
>> beyond capitalism. Now Holloway takes the debate farther, arguing that
>> hope lies in the fact that capitalism is already badly cracked, full
>> of ruptures in the logic of social cohesion./
> What systemic weaknesses do you identify in the present situation and
> how could one possibly exploit them without eventually running into the
> issue of state power?
> At some point any political strategy --- whether finding cracks or not
> --- will have to face it. Surely it was this crucial difference between
> the anarchist and socialist movements that lead to the successes of the
> latter and failures of the former. Of course, it is possible that this
> no longer holds but I'd like to hear your reasons for it.
> //Dave Z
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