ACFM: Collective Joy

Nadia Idle, Keir Milburn and Jeremy Gilbert discuss the politics of collective joy.

Edited and produced by Olivia Humphreys, Matt Huxley and Matt Phull.


Tracks featured:

Martha and the Vandellas – Dancing in the streets
MFSB – Love is the message
Orbital – Halcyon
Chumbawamba – Tubthumping
Sun Ra – UFO

Books referenced:

Baruch Spinoza – Ethics
Lynne Segal – Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy.
Barbara Ehrenreich – Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy.
Jeremy Gilbert – Common Ground: Democracy and Collectivity in an Age of Individualism.
John Protevi – Political Affect: Connecting the Social and the Somatic.
E. P. Thompson – Time, Work-Discipline, and Industrial Capitalism.
Sigmund Freud – Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego.

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