Excerpt: /245/ Reading Club: Emergency Politics II – Agamben


On Giorgio Agamben’s State of Exception (2005). 

How did a darling of the left during the War on Terror become a resource for the right during Covid? Is Agamben right to blur the boundary between fascism and liberal democracy? And if we are in a ‘permanent state of exception’, what is the right response?

And we discuss your questions.

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