Assemblage Theory and Meta-anarchy. Capacity to Value and Shlyapnikov’s Case

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Dec 18, 2020 · 7 min read
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An agro-anarchist named Mikhail Shlyapnikov, with the logo of his alterprise

From DeLanda to Graeber

So, here’s this article titled Assemblage Theory and the Capacity to Value: An Archaeological Approach from Cache Cave, California, USA.

But how does this relate to meta-anarchism?

From what we have formulated above, we can posit that a societal assemblage can produce systems of value within itself. As much as it builds up and actualizes capacities of involved actors, a societal assemblage produces value, which then can be of interest to actors within a broader assemblage: a polity emits money, a factory upgrades its electronics, a state expands territorial influence.

An agro-anarchist Collage

And now let’s speculate how Shlyapnikov’s alterprise, if it weren’t for the state violently restricting it, may have evolved into a rural mini-Collage:

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