Welcome to the Frontlines: Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

Welcome to the Frontlines: Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

The concept of “the frontline,” as developed in Hong Kong since 2014, helps to overcome the old divide between militant and peaceful protest. Those on the frontlines take personal risks to protect those around them, helping to push forward the movement as a whole, including those performing less dangerous but equally important roles.

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社会传染

社会传染

随着资本主义的长期危机具备了似乎非经济的性质,新传染病、饥荒、洪涝和其他“自然”灾害将会被用作延伸国家管控的理由,对这些危机的响应也将越来越发挥这样的功能,成为执行新的、未经测试的反叛乱工具的机会。一以贯之的共产主义政治学必须同时把握这两个事实。

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Social Contagion

Social Contagion

As the secular crisis of capitalism takes on a seemingly non-economic character, new epidemics, famines, floods and other “natural” disasters will be used as a justification for the extension of state control, and the response to these crises will increasingly function as an opportunity to exercise new and untested tools for counterinsurgency. A coherent communist politics must grasp both of these facts together.

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The Divided God

The Divided God

Appeals to US power by Hong Kongers, while not necessarily useless, can have only a limited effect. Since there is a single global system helmed by American power, it is impossible for Hong Kong to secede from the mainland and join a different sphere of influence.

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Summer in Smoke

Summer in Smoke

It was only a matter of time before it happened. The protesters and the cops both knew it. On October 1st, a teenager was shot point-blank in the chest by police. The bullet missed his heart by approximately three centimeters.

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起義三個月

起義三個月

香港左翼团体“黑窗”与CrimethInc第二次访谈的中文翻译,探讨“返送中”运动中的局限和突破点、反动因素和进步的希望。

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