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[Last edited November 14]

Part I

Chapter 1. The Age of Mass and Maneuver

I. A Conflict of Visions
(both prefigurative visions and visions based on mass and hierarchy coexisted within the nineteenth century)
II. The Triumph of Mass in the Old Left
(focus on organizational size and coordination, insurrectionary assault to capture institutions)
III. The Assault on Working Class Agency
IV. Workerism/Laborism

Chapter 2. The Transition

(technological changes that have made a focus on mass and insurrection obsolete)
I. Cheap, ephemeral production technology, the social factory, and the primacy of social relationships as a source of value
II. Networked communications and free information
III. The impotence of enforcement, and the primacy of circumvention over resistance

Chapter 3. The Age of Exodus 1: Horizontalism and Self-Activity over Vanguard Institutions

I. The New Left
II. Autonomism
III. The 1968 Movements and the Transition to Horizontalist Praxis
IV. The Post-1994 Horizontalist Movements

Chapter 4. The Age of Exodus 2: The Abandonment of Workerism

Chapter 5. The Age of Exodus 3: Interstitial Transitional Models

Chapter 6. The Age of Exodus 4: Prefiguration and Exodus over Insurrection

Chapter 7. Critiques From the Old Guard and Responses



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