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Plague in this Town – The Unfinished History of the Italian Autonomia

This article explores the historical struggles against capitalist control in Italy, focusing on the Autonomia movement’s tactics like self-reduction, political shopping, and illegal occupations. It highlights the state’s repression and manipulation of these social movements and the lingering questions about effective resistance.

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The Western

The text offers a vivid commentary on the transformation of landscapes and their symbolic connections to human aspirations and social struggles. It juxtaposes orderly agricultural fields, symbolizing efficiency and ownership, with untamed forests and lawless frontier towns, representing unpredictability and societal conflicts. Through the lens of Anthony Mann’s westerns, it explores themes of law, identity, community, and the struggle for power, questioning the balance between imposed order and innate chaos.

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