By Cornelius Castoriadis
Devant los angeles guerre ne signifie pas avant los angeles guerre. Il ne s'agit pas ici de prévisions ou de potential, mais d'une examine du monde contemporain, fundamental pour pouvoir s'y orienter. Dissiper les brumes des propagandes et des idéologies en est los angeles première condition.
La disagreement russo-américaine et los angeles point of view de l. a. guerre dominent l. a. réalité mondiale, en façonnent l. a. dynamique. Cette state of affairs s'explique en fait par l'état des impérialismes occidentaux, repus, vieillis, divisés, en crise _ et, plus profondément, par le processus de décomposition des sociétés occidentales, toutes periods confondues. Mais aussi et surtout par le grand phénomène de l'époque: l. a. fantastique montée de los angeles puissance militaire de l'U.R.S.S., qui sous-tend sa politique d'expansion mondiale. L'incroyable contraste, dans ce will pay, entre une société non militaire où rien ne fonctionne sauf los angeles répression, et une société militaire où tout fonctionne mieux qu'aux Etats-Unis, impose une nouvelle examine du régime russe comme stratocratie: une state où l'appareil militaire pèse d'un poids croissant sur les orientations de los angeles société et relègue le Parti au rôle de gérant des affaires courantes.
Le moment quantity de ce livre, à paraître à l'automne prochain, abordera les questions politiques que cette examine soulève.
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