moten & harney on the university 

"And now, the university is just a dirty business and a state apparatus (for the imposition of policy), maybe most especially if it’s private, though nowhere is the simple opposition between public and private more misleading. In the eclipse and subdivision, in the individuation of our dispossessive work into this or that bad job that you and I try desperately to own, we’re a credential-granting front for finance capitalism and a machine for stratification."

moten & harney on the university 

From Fred Moten & Stephano Harney, "The University: Last Words"

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moten & harney on the university 

Also this: "Fuck sharing governance, or the slightly more equitable distribution of extracted surplus; let’s share needs."

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moten & harney on the university 

This is the essay's end: "Fuck the future of the university. Please stop worrying about that shit so we can worry (till, tease, turn over, chew over, chop up and fret) the practice of our presence. No promises from the university, no demands on the university, just the presence of our practice in love and battle, in and through its ruins, on the other side of its dying gasps and last words."

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