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There is no Unhappy Revolution

Marcello Tarì

There Is No Unhappy Revolution: The Communism of Destitution is forthcoming in English from Common Notions. It will be released March 2021.

A longtime militant, fellow traveller of the Invisible Committee, and author of one of the best books on Autonomia, Tarí’s new work offers the fullest exploration to date of the concept of destitution.

“What defines a revolutionary becoming is the destitution of the ego together with the reality of the enemy. The auto-destitution of the militant consists at once in consenting to the deposition of one’s own social identity, in deactivating the apparatus of ideology, while also grasping the power of that mask, of the particular mode of existence that ‘militancy’ was…”