Pandemic, Ignorance, and New Collective Places

∞ “Pandemic, Ignorance, and New Collective Places” (pdf) – Alain Badiou, 2020

Our problems do not come from Emmanuel Macron but from the tense coupling between private property and the concentration of capital, Badiou explains. It is possible to reinvent a common life around schools bringing together intellectuals, workers from all over the world, and artists, in order to develop new ideas from reality.

First published in Libération, June 2, 2020, with the title “Pandémie, ignorance et nouveaux lieux collectifs.”

Translation: Frédéric Neyrat (edited by Doron Darnov).