AAVV, We Are EverywhereThe Irresistible Rise of Global Anticapitalism, London – New York, Verso, 2003 (ca. 518 pp. A5 e ca. 19 euros)

“This book wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for the tireless, unsung efforts of people everywhere working for no reward except the sweet knowlodge traht they are in the right place, at the right time in history, doing the right thing. This book is for them.”

“All I was trying to do was defend our local bit of land. I’ ve never thought of myself as political before but this has shown me that all life is politics – if you step out of line”
(p. 31)

“Carnival and rebellion have identical goal: to invert the social order with joyous abandon and to celebrate our indestrutible lust of life. Carnival breaks down the barriers of capital, and releases the creativity of each individual. It throws beauty back into the streets, streets in wich people begin to really live again. During Carnival, as in rebellion, we wear masks to free our inhibition, we wear masks to transform ourselves, we wear masks to show that we are your daughter, your teacher, your bus driver, your boss. Being faceless protects and unites us while they try to divide and persecute. By being faceless we show that who are is not important as what we want, and we want everything for everyone.
So we will remain faceless because we refuse the spectacles of celebrity, we will remain faceless because the world is upside down, we will remain faceless because we are everywhere. By covering our faces we show that our words, dreams, and inagination are more important than our biographies. By covering our face we recover the power of our voices and our deeds. By wearing masks we become visible once again” Alice Walker (p. 346)

“Utopia is on the horizon: when I walk two steps, it takes to steps back... I walk ten steps, and it is ten steps further away. What is utopia for? It is for this, for walking.”
Eduardo Galeano
(p. 499)

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