"The discussion is always insightful and provocative as the writers bravely take on the challenge of charting the directions for the Left at a time of ecological crisis, economic collapse, and political disillusionment." Walden Bello, executive director, Focus on the Global South
"Powerful vision of the possible and the seldom-seen present." Rebecca Solnit, author, Hope in the Dark and A Paradise Built in Hell
"This kind of innovative thinking, which emerges from the context of the movements, opens new paths for rebellion and the creation of real social alternatives." Michael Hardt, co-author, Commonwealth, Multitude and Empire
"The Turbulence project is a thoughtful and valuable contribution to the radical libertarian left and the practice of movement-building, of use to open-minded leftists across the spectrum." Red Pepper (UK)
"Far from an attempt to immortalize the texts, or to capture movement knowledge(s) within some abstract yet destructive academic assessment framework, the republication of these texts serves a reminder that we must constantly keep reassessing the efficacy of our politics." Social Movement Studies (September 2011)
"Turbulence's book springs from a particular moment of crisis, critically examining the state of the anti-globalization movement when it seemed to be waning, becoming something else. As such it is far more than a document of the changing ideas, debates and practices of a movement; it offers valuable tools and provocations for the present moment." Radical Philosophy (September 2011)
About the Author
Turbulence Collective is a publishing project with an aim to carve out space where difficult debates and investigations into current political realities can be carried out. John Holloway is a lawyer, a Marxist-oriented sociologist, and a philosopher whose work is closely associated with the Zapatista movement in Mexico.