[From Kasama Project. The original article comes from Ely’s presentation at Platypus convention in Chicago, on a panel about “Badiou and Post-Maoism: Marxism and Communism Today” and can be found here. – Ed.]
Chris Cutrone ended his talk just now with a fitting introduction to mine: When he complained about those who would “reduce communism to the perennial complaint of the subaltern.”
Well, by contrast, I want to take up for, and speak for, and represent the cry of the oppressed.