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Turbulence: Ideas for Movement

Issue #1: What would it mean to win?

Turbulence is a journal-cum-newspaper that we hope will become an ongoing
space in which to think through, debate and articulate the political,
social, economic and cultural theories of our movements, as well as the
networks of diverse practices and alternatives that surround them. The first
issue, produced in newspaper form and distributed en masse at the
mobilisation around the 2007 G8 Summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, addresses
the question: What would it mean to win?

At the end of the 20th century many involved in various movements around the
world had the sense that 'we were winning'. In 2007, things appear much more
complicated. The Turbulence collective asked 14 groups, collectives and
individuals to confront this essential questionÅ 

The articles from the first issue are now available to read and download

Editorial: Are we winning?
Turbulence Collective

Politics in an age of fantasy
Stephen Duncombe

Enclosing the enclosers
Gustavo Esteva

Singularisation of the common

Sandro Mezzadra & Gigi Roggero

A new weather front
Paul Sumburn

Money for nothing?
Max Henninger

Walking in the right direction?

Ben Trott

Organise local, strike global

Valery Alzaga & Rodrigo Nunes

Solidarity economics
Euclides André Mance

Compositional power
Todd Hamilton & Nate Holdren

'Becoming-Woman?' In theory or in practice?

Michal Osterweil

Politicising sadness
Colectivo Situaciones

Worlds in motion
The Free Association

Commonism Nick Dyer-Witherford

The crazy before the new
Harry Halpin & Kay Summer

Turbulence Editorial Collective: David Harvie, Keir Milburn, Tadzio Mueller,
Rodrigo Nunes, Michal Osterweil, Kay Summer, Ben Trott, David Watts

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