Just to make sure my readers are up to speed, “multitude” is a category developed by post-Marxists who dream of the day when what they see as oppressive institutions like state, religion, corporation, international bodies like the UN etc., will become a thing of the past. The breakdown of these institutions will then allow the multitude, best represented by the “immigrant,” to be free from the oppressive space, be it a state, factory, office and any other conceivable place of tyranny.
The multitude, or the “new barbarians,” as they are sometimes called, are those who even now are building the bright future world in which there are no borders and bosses of any kind or shape. A world in which the masses of human beings emerging out of the working class build countless ad-hoc communities that control neither space nor people, but are still connected by a network-like web of human relationships that are based on love and respect.
One might compare the post-modern world to come to the world of the mushroom (and never mind that man is not...
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