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Debord, Guy: Connexipedia Article
Article
French Marxist theorist, writer, filmmaker, hypergraphist and founding member of the groups Lettrist International and Situationist International. (1931-1994).
The Joy of Revolution
Knabb, Ken
Book
1997
Knabb says "What is needed, I believe, is a worldwide participatory-democracy revolution that would abolish both capitalism and the state. This is admittedly a big order, but I'm afraid that nothing l...
Leaving the 20th Century: The Incomplete Work of the Situationist International
Gray, Christopher (translator and editor)
Book
1974
An anthology of Situationist writings.
Manifestos, Programs, Visions: Selected Manifestos - Political Statements - Programs
Website
1649
A selection of left manifestos, programs, poltical statements and visions from the 1600s to today.
Perspectives for Conscious Change in Everyday Life
Debord, Guy
Article
1961
Guy Debord says that to study everyday life would be a completely absurd undertaking, unable even to grasp anything of its object, if this study was not expressly for the purpose of transforming every...
Preliminaries Toward Defining a Unitary Revolutionary Program
Debord, Guy
Article
1960
Written as a platform for discussion within the Situationist International, and for its linkup with revolutionary militants of the workers movement.
Situationist International: Connexipedia Article
Article
A group of revolutionaries, founded in 1957, which developed a radical Marxist critque of life under advanced capitalism. They suggested and experimented with the construction of situations: the setti...
Situationist International Anthology
Knabb, Ken
Book
1981
A selection of Situationist writings.
Situationist International Online
Website
An archive of texts published by the Situationist International, as well as a pre-situationist archive and a post-situationist archive, as well as a chronology and a collection of links.
Situationist International Text Library
Website
An ongoing project of uploading pieces of the wealth of Situationist-related literature. Entire books, lengthy articles, excerpts from the journals Potlatch and Internationale Situationniste, and news...
The Situationists and the Occupation Movements (1968/2011)
Knabb, Ken
Article
2011
In what ways does the Occupy movement of 2011 resemble the French Situationists of the 1960s?
'68: The Year of the Barricades
Caute, David
Book
1988
Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening aro...
Society of the Spectacle
Debord, Guy
Book
1967
An analysis of modern society and how it can be changed, written in the form of 221 theses. The first thesis reads: "In societies dominated by modern conditions of production, life is presented as an ...
Society of the Spectacle (film)
Debord, Guy (writer-director)
Film/Video
1973
"The Society of the Spectacle" is Guy Debord's film adaptation of his own 1967 book of the same name (see http://www.connexions.org/CxLibrary/CX6572.htm and http://www.bopsecrets.org/SI/debord/index....
Unitary urbanism: Connexipedia Article
Article
Critique of status quo urbanism employed by the Lettrist International and then further developed by the Situationist International
Vaneigem, Raoul: Connexipedia Article
Article
Belgian writer and philosopher. (Born 1934).

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AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
Bureau of Public Secrets
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
Nothingness.org
Archives of texts from and about the Situationist International.

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Bureau of Public Secrets
Website
Articles from a Situationist perspective.