Alex Vasudevan en su (remozado) blog Experimental Geographies, sobre una interesante iniciativa del historiador Peter Linebaugh y compañía.

Experimental Geographies


There is an absolutely fantastic piece by Peter Linebaugh over at Counterpunch in which he describes a new radical archiving initiative in conjunction with the May Day Rooms. The May Day Rooms is “a safe house for vulnerable archives and historical material linked to social movements, experimental culture, and marginalised figures and groups. A site for gathering, holding, and animating documents and idioms of dissent which continue to offer a critically productive and emancipatory relation to the turbulent present.”

Linebaugh’s article describes a recent initiative (with Silvia Federici, George Caffentzis and others) to document the cluster of pamphlets, books and other marginalia associated with the Midnight Notes operation. This includes the Zerowork project of the mid 1970s, the New York Wages for Housework campaign and the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa.

This is a pressing initiative, as Linebaugh suggests:

“In our day, as the traces of our…

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