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Trouble 6 – Adapt and Destroy: Counterinsurgency and Social War

  • Posted on: 3 October 2017
  • By: thecollective


Despite the unimaginable capacity for violence and coercion that they wield, states are far more vulnerable than they let on. This is not only true of the so-called “failed states” currently plagued by civil war and internal strife, but also the imperialist centers of global capitalism themselves. Their fatal weakness is built into their design; modern states are incredibly complicated and dynamic political constructions, yet at their core they remain what they have always been – vehicles of social organization aimed at facilitating the exploitation of the many, for the enrichment of the few. Without the active or passive consent of the many, the few are in serious trouble.

Policing as Counterinsurgency: An Interview with Tom Nomad

  • Posted on: 8 August 2016
  • By: thecollective

From subMedia (text of interview)

In late July, 2016, subMedia conducted an interview with Tom Nomad on the recent RNC counter-demonstrations in Cleveland, and the political environment in the US in the wake of police shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge.