Song Des Krans Milchsack IV

This video segment complements the 2014 English-language edition of History and Obstinacy by Alexander Kluge and Oskar Negt, edited by Devin Fore and translated by Richard Langston (Zone Books).

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Bertolt Brecht’s 1927 poem is “sung” by a construction crane to a worker.

See Chapter 3: Elements of a Political Economy of Labor Power, especially: “The Contradiction between Living and ‘Dead Labor’” (pp. 128-30).

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History and Obstinacy