Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire

  title={Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire},
  author={Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri},
By colonizing and interconnecting more areas of life ever more deeply, empire has actually created the possibility for a revolutionary kind of democracy. Now the previously silent, oppressed masses' can form a multitude capable of bringing about radical steps in the liberation of humankind. Exhilarating in its ambition, range and depth of insight, Multitude consolidates the stature of its authors as two of the world's most exciting and important political philosophers. 

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  • For examples of liberal cosmopolitanism with a political focus, see Mary Kaldor, Global Civil Society: An Amwer to \%r (Cambridge: Polity, 2003); David Held, Democracy and the Global Order (Stan­ ford: Stanford University Press, 1 995); and Ulrick Beck, What Is Globalization? trans. Patrick Carnille
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