Mario Tronti

b. 1931

Mario Tronti is one of the founder of the theory of operaismo. One of the founder of the journal "Quaderni Rossi" with Raniero Panzieri, he left with other intellectuals the editorial group in 1963 to found the new journal "classe operaia" ("working class"). The main theorical differences that brought to the breakaway, regarded the interpretation of the working class behaviours. According to Tronti the refusal of work was to be considered as the main expression of the working class autonomy as the political strategy pre-exist in the spontaneous behaviours of the working class. The function of the party was to understand, express and organize it. read more »