Brad Steiner

The Winter Is Over by Antonio Negri

The Winter Is Over by Antonio Negri

Perhaps one of the most remarkable things about Europe’s disastrous and divisive 20th century is that its last major transition, the end of “really-existing socialism” iconified by the opening of the Berlin Wall, was so peaceful. In this collection of essays, Antonio Negri describes how the spirit of 1968 was able to outlive the Cold War, and in particular the long winter of Reagan/Thatcher conservatism, only to be rekindled in a new “metropolitan” struggle carried out by an expanded and reconfigured proletariat.

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