Pipeline: Letters from Prison

Pipeline: Letters from Prison

Antonio Negri

Four males in a phone in Rebibbia felony, Rome, looking ahead to trial on severe fees of subversion. one among them, the political philosopher Antonio Negri, spends his days writing. between his writings are twenty letters addressed to a tender good friend in France letters during which Negri displays on his personal own improvement as a thinker, theorist and political activist and analyses the occasions, actions and events during which he has been concerned. The letters recount an existential trip that hyperlinks a rigorous philosophical schooling with a strong political ardour, set opposed to the old backdrop of postwar Italy. Crucially, Negri remembers the pivotal second in 1978 whilst the previous best minister of Italy, Aldo Moro, used to be abducted and killed through the pink Brigades, and the way the associations then pinned that killing onto him and his associates.

Published the following for the 1st time, those letters supply a distinct and priceless perception into the criteria that formed the taking into consideration some of the most influential political theorists of our time and so they rfile Negri’s function within the improvement of political hobbies like Autonomia. they're a bright testimony to at least one man’s trip throughout the political upheavals and highbrow traditions of the overdue twentieth century, during which he produced a physique of labor that has had, and keeps to have, a profound influence on radical inspiration and politics round the world.

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