[PEN-L:11027] Antonio Negri

Michael Perelman michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
Tue May 1 10:46:36 MDT 2001

I have not studied Negri in any detail, but much of the early work that I read
was quite interesting.

The conspiracy regarding Negri was very interesting that the time.  I suspect it
is not worth going into detail about it now.

The Communists at the time, in Italy as in France, felt threatened by the new

The group around Negri, as I recall, was gaining significant influence, even in
the factories.

The final trouble that swept up Negri, especially in a kidnapping and murder of
Moro, seem to be the work of the agents provocateur.


Michael Perelman
Economics Department
California State University
michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
Chico, CA 95929
fax 530-898-5901

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