Poetry from the Future (Hardcover)

Why a Global Liberation Movement Is Our Civilisation's Last Chance

By Srecko Horvat

Allen Lane, 9780241337325, 176pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2019

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Paperback (8/1/2020)

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Description

What is democracy? Have our democratic societies turned into a form of totalitarianism? If so, how do they get away with it? The past is forgotten, and the future is without hope. Dystopia has become a reality. Capitalism and historical revisionism are part of the fabric of this new world of normalized apocalyptic politics. Our passivity is guaranteed if we believe there is no future—this is a radical manifesto for hope in democracy, union and internationalism. Srecko Horvat, a leading European philosopher, calls for a radical internationalism in order to bring true democracy to Europe.



About the Author

Srecko Horvat is a European philosopher without stable address. He is traveling across continents giving lectures, visiting refugee camps and protests, advocating radical democracy as one of the founders and figureheads of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25). He is the author of numerous books, including The Radicality of Love, What Does Europe Want (co-authored with Slavoj Žižek) and Subversion!


Praise For Poetry from the Future: Why a Global Liberation Movement Is Our Civilisation's Last Chance

"A charismatic Croatian philosopher." —Oliver Stone


One of the most exciting voices of his generation - - Das Freitag

Thank fuck Horvat has taken it upon himself to create new worlds - - VICE