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Commentary symposium: return to keynes?

No New Deal Is Possible

antonio negri ……………………………………………………………………………………. 2

Keynesianism Constrained

Jim tomlinson ……………………………………………………………………………………. 6

The Politics of the Long Run

yutaka nagahara ……………………………………………………………………………… 10artiCleS

The Will of the People: Notes Towards a Dialectical Voluntarism

peter Hallward …………………………………………………………………………………. 17

After Life: De Anima and Unhuman Politics

eugene thacker ………………………………………………………………………………… 31

The Jargon of Finitude: Or, Materialism Today

Bruno Bosteels …………………………………………………………………………………. 41reviewS

Patrick Barret , Daniel Chavez and César Rodríguez-Garavito, eds, The New Latin American Left: Utopia Reborn

Jon Beasley-murray ………………………………………………………………………….. 48

Dayan Jayatil eka, Fidel’s Ethics of Violence: The Moral Dimension of the Political Thought of Fidel Castro

nathan Coombs ……………………………………………………………………………….. 51

Christian Marazzi, Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy

Jean-Jacques lecercle ……………………………………………………………………… 53

Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze, On Reason: Rationality in a World of Cultural Conflict and Racism

alessandra tanesini ………………………………………………………………………….. 56

Colin Milburn, Nanovision: Engineering the Future

nathan Brown………………………………………………………………………………….. 57

Alenka Zupančič, The Odd One In: On Comedy

tom eyers ………………………………………………………………………………………… 60newS

University Occupations over Gaza

mona Baker ……………………………………………………………………………………… 62ConferenCe report

Celebrity Come Communism: ‘On the Idea of Communism’, 13–15 March 2009

matthew Charles …………………………………………………………………………….. 64

Gender Trouble at the Birkbeck Boys’ Institute for the Humanities

mH …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 64ContentS155

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Contributors antonio negri

’s books include The Politics of Subversion (1989; 2005), Insurgencies (1992; trans. 1999), Time for Revolution (2003), and, with Michael Hardt, Labour of Dionysus (1994), Empire (2000) and Multitude (2004).

Jim tomlinson

is Bonar Professor of Modern History at the University of Dundee. His most recent book is The Wilson Governments 1964–1970, vol. III: Economic Policy (2004).

Yutaka nagahara

is a Professor of Japanese Economic History at Hosei University, where he also teaches Marxian theory and French philosophies. He is the translator of numerous works into Japanese, including books by Žižek and Badiou.

Peter hal ward

teaches in the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy,

Middlesex University. His most recent books are Flood: Haiti and the Politics of Containment (Verso, 2007) and Out of this World: Deleuze and the Philosophy of Creation (Verso, 2006).

Eugene thacker

is Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and coauthor of The Exploit: A Theory of Networks (University of Minnesota Press, 2007).

Bruno bosteels

is Associate Professor of Romance Studies, Cornel University. He is the author of two forthcoming books, Badiou and Politics (Duke University Press) and Marx and Freud in Latin America (Columbia University Press).

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