Outline of a Generic Will: Global Arrogance, Social Movements, and the Net

  • Julie A. Webber


Two major events have led to the devilish exposure of Uncle Sam’s dishonesty in recent years, and, in turn led to Powell’s speech falling on deaf ears: one is September 11 which like an earthquake cracked the thinly spread coating holding world order and the great power system together, the other has been the slow, steady rise of social movements that oppose—in public—the very same order that September 11 cracked wide open. While the United States used to get away with this strategy of undoing, it is clear that now it will have to back down or explain history. Backing down seems the best option for a state that prides itself on not having a history (Baudrillard). Mavericks don’t like to be “branded” because it leaves a trace.


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