On Left Accelerationism

Whilst I’ll admit to being intrigued by Accelerationism Rosa Janis’s provocative article ‘The Future is the Past: The Failure of Accelerationism’ reminded me partly of what inspired ‘Reinventing the Future’. Left Accelerationism whilst promising a utopian future still requires the capitalist machinery with its everpresent tensions created through the differing interests of separate socioeconomic groups left intact. Where perhaps I differ from some of Janis’s analysis is in praxis. Specifically in the use of collective bargaining to achieve many of the aims set out in Inventing the Future.        This isn’t as far-fetched as it might seem, In February of this year IG...