chapter  19
The Wall, the Gulf, and the Sun: A Fable
(1990)
Pages 13

I intended to take advantage of the opportunity provided by this talk to take a bearing on the current historical conjuncture.1 That’s what I used to do in the fifties and sixties as a militant member of the critical theory and practice institute named Socialism or Barbarism whenever it was my turn to undertake the risky exercise we called situation analysis [analyse de la situation]. After having selected the events that we considered to have prominent significance in the contemporary historical context, we based our analysis on them with a view to formulating an accurate picture of the world.