It is axiomatic that antagonisms
are bound up with configurations of power and force--if X and Y are antagonists in a relation of aversion or hostility towards each other, then X and Y transmit and receive forces accordant with aversion of hostility, even if these are merely ideational or verbal.
If Autonomism is to succeed now, Berardi argues, the Left must understand the form and nature of the antagonism
that exists in contemporary capitalism, namely semiocapitalism (or informational capital)--the predominance of the technological instrumentalization of immaterial signs as the principal objects of contemporary capital production and appropriation.
These conquests also further inflamed the east-west antagonisms
that had initially been a part of the overall mixture of the area.
But in Thunder Bay, there is a real antagonism
toward Sudbury and the northeast.
The diplomatic sanctions against Libya resulted in a tightening of the regime's control, social problems and inter-regional antagonisms
. The proposed framework for the trial by the U.S.
organization occupying the same coffee house certainly doesn't fit accounts of the antagonisms
between the groups expressed in many contemporaneous accounts.
Distance, competition, struggle for dominance, and outright antagonisms
He stresses the role of capitalism in the growth and maintenance of racism in both countries and the inability or unwillingness of working class groups to confront racial antagonisms
. This lack of change or abandonment of civil rights he views as damaging to labor, but his solution is not for any sweeping changes from upper governmental levels.
"Mutualisms have always gotten much less attention than antagonisms
like competition or predation."
Vouchers--and I cannot emphasize this enough--would destroy public education; increase educational costs while lowering net educational quality; gradually replace democratic education with sectarian and ideological indoctrination; fragment our society along religious, ethnic, social class, and other lines; and awaken dormant antagonisms
In short order, decorum has given way to yawns, undignified mugging, petty antagonisms
- and finally full-scale slapstick.
Written by professional trial lawyer and history expert John Remington Graham, Blood Money: The Civil War and the Federal Reserve is a scholarly and studious examination of an oft-neglected aspect of the American Civil War--how the great international banking houses augmented the pre-existing antagonisms
between North and South, how the Federal Reserve came to be created, and the negative legacies of public debt following the Civil War.