Originally a one-shot paper published in Italian and French with a Spanish translation planned by the publishers, this pamphlet analyzes the significant changes in the tools and methods of domination that have happened in recent years. The refusal of the writers to accept the simplistic non-analysis of those who cry perpetually over globalization, the writers' insistence on recognizing the unity of exploitation throughout the world--ie that the exploited of the so-called first world are not privileged but simply experiencing a somewhat different intensity of exploitation--and their insistence on the recognition of the very real power of the state in the functioning of exploitation and domination have allowed them to present an analysis that remains truly revolutionary--a useful tool for those who seek a rupture with the present social order. from the translator's introduction "The passing of one generation will be sufficient for making precariousness the most widespread social condition. Thus we, the children of the industrial world, will find ourselves to be increasingly useless, in the same position, in fact, as the crowds of undesirables that landed on our shores. With the passing of years and the stabilizing of this situation all those movements that try to give support to circumscribed portions of the exploited (immigrants, unemployed, precarious, etc.) from the outside will lose meaning. The conditions of exploitation will be similar for all, thus opening the door to truly common struggles wide. Here at last the thread is discovered that unites us all, the exploited of a thousand lands, heirs of such different histories: capital itself has reunited the lost communities of the human species in misery. The life that is sketched out for us on the horizon will be lived commonly under the mark of precariousness. Carefully prepared by the development of exploitation, here are the modern material bases for the ancient dreams of freedom, here is the place of the coming revolts."
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