2014-06-29

Class Struggle

The billionaire Warren Buffett said: "there's class warfare... but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning". Thus, not only the notion of class struggle is still valid today, but in fact the political, social and cultural dominant paradigm ultimately relies on violence and its various sublimations. Under these circumstances, and taking into account the fact that technology --also based on a paradigm of surveillance and aggression--, allows an increasingly easier control by the privileged, what seems clear is that, in addition to the traditional struggles, there needs to be other kind of struggles, other ways of understanding this term, not based on violence... That is to say, other games, other rules...