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Commentary

Between Imperial Client and Useful Enemy: Pakistan’s Permanent Crisis

Justin Podur ………………………………………………………………………………………. 2ARTiClEs

Entsetzen: Walter Benjamin and the Red Army Faction, Part One

irving Wohlfarth …………………………………………………………………………………. 7

Flux and Flurry: Stillness and Hypermovement in Animated Worlds

Esther leslie …………………………………………………………………………………….. 21

Non-traduttore, Traditore? Notes on Postwar European Marxisms in Translation

Gregory Elliott …………………………………………………………………………………. 31

Introduction to Rozitchner

Philip Derbyshire and John Kraniauskas …………………………………………… 40

Exile, War and Democracy: An Exemplary Sequence

león Rozitchner ……………………………………………………………………………….. 41REviEWs

Quentin Meil assoux, After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency

Peter Hallward …………………………………………………………………………………. 51

Christopher Kelty, Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software

James Tobias ……………………………………………………………………………………. 57

Nicos Poulantzas, The Poulantzas Reader: Marxism, Law and the State

Bob Jessop ………………………………………………………………………………………. 61

Peg Rawes, Space, Geometry and Aesthetics: Through Kant and towards Deleuze

Garin Dowd ……………………………………………………………………………………… 63

Alastair Morgan, Adorno’s Concept of Life

Josh Robinson …………………………………………………………………………………. 64

Nick Hewlet , Badiou, Balibar, Rancière: Re-thinking EmancipationTodd May, The Political Thought of Jacques Rancière: Creating Equality

Pablo lafuente …………………………………………………………………………………. 65lETTERs

Critical Views of South Africa

Patrick Bond and Ronald suresh Roberts………………………………………….. 67CONTENTs152

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Contributors justin podur

is Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at York University,

Canada. In July 2008 he was a Fel ow of the Iqbal International Institute for Research and Dialogue at the International Islamic University, Islamabad.

Irving wohlfarth

studied with Adorno and the student movement in the 1960s and has worked on Benjamin ever since. Recent publications include ‘On Benjamin’s Death’, Naharaim, autumn 2008 (with Nathalie Raoux) – a refutation of an article by Jeremy Harding in the London Review of Books – and ‘Anachrony: Interferences between Benjamin and Sebald’, Internationales Archiv für die Sozialgeschichte der Literatur. He is currently assembling an essay col ection on Benjamin entitled No Man’s Land and writing a book on Benjamin’s politics.

Esther leslie

teaches in the School of English and Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London. She has recently published a biography of Walter Benjamin in Reaktion Books’ Critical Lives series (2007).

Gregory el iott

is a Visiting Fel ow at Newcastle University. His Ends in Sight: Marx/Fukuyama/Hobsbawm/Anderson was published by Pluto earlier this year.

León rozitchner

is an Argentine intellectual.

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