Psychopolitics

The intersection between the personal and the political often takes a conceptual route through the ‘psy complex’ – the dense increasingly globalised network of theories and practices that define and regulate how individuals think and feel – and so it is all the more necessary today to affirm alternatives to such psychologisation. This FIIMG psychopolitics project is designed to combat the mainstream elements of the psy complex – that is, medical psychiatry, adaptive psychology, anaesthetising psychotherapy and reductive psychoanalysis – and to explore how an authentically radical psycho-political approach informed by feminist and Marxist and other liberation movements can keep space open for personal action alongside and intermeshed with political resistance.

Anti-Psychiatry now

Red Clinic: Strikes Manchester

Capitalism’s Mind Games and Worse (review of Neil Faulkner’s Mind Fuck)

Radical Psychoanalysis and Anti-Capitalist Action (ACR Resistance Books full-text)

Radical Psychoanalysis reading

Background reading for Psychoanalysis and Revolution 

Psychoanalysis with the Oppressed (review of Psychoanalysis Under Occupation)

Lacanian and Marxist Reflections on Psychoanalysis and Revolution

Guattari and us

Psychoanalysis and Revolution August 2021 Update

Socialisms and psychoanalysis

Looping psychoanalysis into film

On the Dialectics of Psychoanalytic Practice (Review of Morgenthaler)

Coronavirus and the end of the world

Psychopolitical Cults

Why the Clinic is Politics

The Importance of Freudolacanian psychoanalysis to Liberation Praxis

A People’s History of Psychoanalysis

Asylum and mental health in the COVID-19 lockdown

Memesis and Psychoanalysis: Mediatising Trump

Coronavirus as a symptom

Mornington Crescent moments

Believe it or not!

Disaster Communism

Twelve Lessons from Freudo-Marxism

Review of Hamja Ahsan’s Shy Radicals

Free Associations in Psychoanalysis, one of its Red Threads

Psychoanalysis: Critical Psychology for Liberation Movements