We Need not a New But an Indecent Materialism: Transmigrant, Transfeminist and Transgender Struggles

Marina Gržinić


In the 1990s after the fall of the Berlin Wall we witnessed a blossoming of identity politics that in the form of multiculturalism was seen as a purely cultural phenomenon, but maybe we missed calling it a process of racialization that functions as matrix that sustains a monopoly on violent classifications, which decide who lives and who has to die. Therefore transmigrant, transfeminist and transgender struggles have to putthe relations of capital, power and labour at the center of investigation and contestation, as well as the expropriated surplus value that created superfluous populations, intensified capital’s militarization and rampant deprivation and, last but not least, the Western, Occidental, White Matrix of Power, which is the matrix of pure colonial violence.


Berlin Wall, Western, Occidental, White Matrix of Power

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25038/am.v0i8.100


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