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The Communist Hypothesis (Pocket Communism)

By Alain Badiou

“We comprehend that communism is the appropriate speculation. All those that abandon this speculation instantly surrender themselves to the industry economic climate, to parliamentary democracy—the kind of nation fitted to capitalism—and to the inevitable and ‘natural’ character of the main titanic inequalities.”—Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou’s “communist hypothesis,” first acknowledged in 2008, lower throughout the cant and compromises of the prior two decades to reconceptualize the Left. The speculation is a clean call for for common emancipation and a galvanizing name to fingers. someone considering the way forward for the planet must reckon with the guidelines defined inside of this e-book.

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