What a State to be in...
on the institutional question
A little history never hurt anyone! The beast that is the modern State was born over two centuries ago and was closely connected with the emergence of the bourgeoisie as the new dominant class. It is not by chance that a large part of the typical functions of the modern State owe their origins to revolutionary France in 1789. It is a good idea to examine the reasons behind this profound transformation of the power structures in society, which social relationships ceased to exist in order to make way for others, what effects all this had on class relations and, above all, how the domination of the emerging bourgeoisie came about...
Social relations under feudalism
The liberal State and rights
The State as entrepreneur
Control of the cycle
The direct management of capital
From the primitive state to the modern State
The State in the revolution
The Number-One Enemy
Collective functions and coercive functions
Translation by Nestor McNab. Italian original, "Quel che è stato... è Stato", published by FdCA as part of the series "I Quaderni di Alternativa Libertaria".
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