Exodus is Kevin Carson‘s latest book exploring all the methods available to us now for building a new world in the shell of the old.

Part I: Background

Chapter One. The Age of Mass and Maneuver (epub)
I. A Conflict of Visions
II. The Triumph of Mass in the Old Left
III. The Assault on Working Class Agency
IV. Workerism/Laborism

Chapter Two. The Transition (epub)
I. Drastic Reductions in Necessary Outlays for the Means of Production
II. The Network Revolution and the Imploding Cost of Coordination
III. The impotence of enforcement, and the primacy of circumvention over resistance
IV. Superior General Efficiency and Low Overhead
V. Conclusion

Part II: The Age of Exodus

Chapter Three. Horizontalism and Self-Activity over Vanguard Institutions (epub)
I. The New Left
II. Autonomism
III. The 1968 Movements and the Transition to Horizontalist Praxis
IV. The Post-1994 Horizontalist Movements

Chapter Four. The Abandonment of Workerism (epub)
I. The Limited Relevance of Proletarianism in the Mass Production Age
II. Technology and the Declining Relevance of Proletarianism
III. Abandonment of Proletarianism by the New Leftist Movements
IV. The Abandonment of Workerism in Praxis

Chapter Five. Evolutionary Transitional Models (epub)
I. Comparison to Previous Systemic Transitions
II. The Nature of Postcapitalist Transition

Chapter Six. Interstitial Development and Exodus over Insurrection (epub)
I. The Split Within Autonomism
II. The Shift From the Factory to Society as the Main Locus of Productivity
III. Negri et al vs. the Commons
IV. Theoretical Implications
V. The Vulnerability of the Social Factory
VII. The Vulnerability of the Social Factory to the “Outside.”
VIII. Note on Synthesis.

Chapter Seven. Interstitial Development: Practical (epub)
I. Post-1968 (-1994?) Movements
II. Strategy

Chapter Eight. Interstitial Development: On Engagement With the State (epub)

Part III: Seeds Beneath the Snow

Chapter Nine. The Commons Sector and the Theory of Municipalism (epub)
I. The Growth of the Commons Sector as a Lifeline
II. Municipalism: The City as Commons and Platform

Chapter Ten. Local Municipalist Case Studies (epub)
I. Local Case Studies: North America
II. Local Case Studies: Europe

Chapter Eleven. Building Blocks (epub)

Chapter Twelve. Global South and Federation (epub)
I. Commons-Based Economies in  the Global South
II. Federation

Bibliography (epub)

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