towards a performative theory of assembly

In our individual vulnerability to a precarity that is socially induced, each “I” potentially sees how its unique sense of anxiety and failure has been implicated all along in a broader social world. This initiates the possibility of taking apart that individualizing and maddening form of responsibility in favor of an ethos of  solidarity that would affirm mutual dependency, dependency on workable infrastructures and social networks, and open the way to a form of improvisation in the course of devising collective and institutional ways of addresing induced precarity – Judith Butler

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