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Autonomy

The state in which a company is not a subsidiary, department or other subdivision of another company. That is, an autonomous company is completely independent. Autonomy should not be confused with an autonomous expenditure or with autonomous consumption.
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As with classical Marxism, the autonomists maintain that revolution begins with the working class, but "working class" is seen as a deterritorialized and fluid mass, a multitude "defined less by what it actually produces than by its virtuality, its potential to produce and produce itself" (Lotringer 12).
However, Montenegro's remoteness meant that its civil war also had features peculiarly its own, as the wider struggle between Serb-dominated 'Chetniks' and Communist 'Partisans' overlaid tribal divisions and tensions between autonomist Greens and pro-Serbian Whites.
A screening programme that sought an outcome of 100% for people making an informed choice would be supported by the autonomists and often by the beneficists.
An understanding of the central place in Canadian constitutional discourse of the federal principle to the preservation of cultural difference, together with an acknowledgement of the fact that First Nations people never consented to the assertion of sovereignty over all elements of their lives by non-native governments constituted by the Constitution Act, 1867, provide the foundations for an autonomist approach to s.
Liberal Autonomists and pro-Spanish Incondicionales, the white men who made up the opposing ends of the elite political spectrum, may have differed on questions such as the scope of male suffrage, but they consistently displayed a wholehearted consensus on the necessity of isolating unruly plebeian women.
In fact, according to Clive Bell, perhaps the best known radical autonomist, it is virtually unintelligible to talk of art qua art in terms of non-aesthetic concerns with cognition, morality, politics and so on.
Autonomist critics seized on the issue stressing the wide gulf between the liberal rhetoric of imperial statesmen and the iniquitous realities of colonial governance on the ground.
It is important to note that a strand of autonomist Marxism, contra the more recent post-autonomist works of Negri and others, still accepts the Marxian theory of value, and the distinction between productive and unproductive labour, while seeing capital's imposition of work as affecting all unpaid and paid workers.
Attempts to create a more representative system of administration, together with the efforts of autonomists, consistently complicated the anti-colonial struggles of Cuban nationalists and their supporters in the United States.
Protests against government-mandated price hikes for fuel oil combined with a building autonomist movement in the eastern part of the country has put the administration in its most precarious state since Mesa took office in 2003 (see NotiSur, 2005-01-28).
While the parties' plans verged on scripture, some autonomists turned not having a plan into its own religion: So wary were they of co-optation any proposal to move from protest to policy was immediately suspect.
Autonomists, thus, reject both Orthodox Marxism and the economics/ethics distinction between Marxism and anarchism.