"There is tenderness only in the coarsest demand: that no-one shall go hungry any more" – Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia (1974: 156)
2) Rosa Luxemburg at the London Review Bookshop. The London Review Bookshop is hosting a book launch of The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg as part of International Women’s Day. All the details can be found here. For a summary of Rosa Luxemburg related events in London see here.
3) Iain Boal at Goldsmiths (via Stuart at Progressive Geographies). “From Renaissance Globe to Google Earth: Visualizing the Planet,” Thursday, March 10th, 5-7, Goldsmiths, University of London, Room NAB (New Academic Building) 3.26. Iain Boal is a member of the Retort Collective, with whom he co-authored Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War, along with T.J. Clark, Joseph Matthews and Michael Watts. He is the author of the forthcoming book The Long Theft: Episodes in the History of Enclosure. He is also the editor of Archives of Dissent, to be published by PM Press. He has also just completed a book on the world history of the bicycle.
4) Politics of Housing in France. An interesting piece in Rue89. One of the authors is a founding member of the Jeudi-Noir collective who were recently evicted from a squatted building on the Avenue Matignon in Paris.