An Inundation of Rumors is Already Announcing the Advent of Revolution

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An Inundation of Rumors is Already Announcing the Advent of Revolution

The Committee for Translating Coming Insurrection

Politicians, the State,
Mass media, the specialists,
The high officials of nuclear power
They all are enemies
They all are liars
— from a poem of a high school student in
Minami-soma City, Fukushima Prefecture

The Justice of Panic

Sudden catastrophe runs a crack through everyday life (labor, politics, art, the state, capital…). Perhaps the interruption is the beginning of all becoming. We might recall Bertolt Brecht’s morality plays. But what needs to be summoned now, more than anything, is Akira Kurosawa’s film I Live in Fear (1955). Continue reading An Inundation of Rumors is Already Announcing the Advent of Revolution