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For Profit Utilities Price Gouging the Poor to Death

Posted 22nd April 2010 at 14:27 by pauljpoposky

[FONT=Tahoma]Wednesday, 03 March 2010
Written by Paul Joseph Poposky

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[FONT=Tahoma][/FONT]In the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, both working families and the unemployed – whose numbers continue to defy economists’ calculations – are feeling the pinch of benefit cuts, wage freezes, forced furlough...
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Class Rule And The Right Way To Do It

Posted 22nd April 2010 at 12:46 by AK
Updated 18th June 2010 at 09:47 by AK

"Reform or revolution?" is one of the biggest and most controversial questions asked when it comes to creating a socialist society. One question that is rarely asked is that of the class rule that should come place after the revolution. Whilst all socialists agree it must be democratic, there are other questions that need to be asked - but rarely are. Questions such as "Will this democracy be representative or direct?" The answer lies in how minority classes come to rule society....
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What is the "crisis of theory" ?

Posted 15th April 2010 at 19:13 by Ben Seattle (I'm here to fight)



[FONT=Arial][FONT=Verdana]Our ruling class, the bourgeoisie, assures us, with a confident tone and a million trusted voices that, if we overthrow the capitalist system, and leave the familiar boundaries of our known world, we will inevitably plunge into a dismal, police-state world of repression and poverty--like China or the former Soviet Union.[/FONT][/FONT]

This belief so saturates our society (even...
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Bourgeois and Bourgeoisie: Common Misspellings and Incorrect Usages

Posted 12th April 2010 at 10:50 by AK
Updated 13th April 2010 at 14:43 by AK

[B][I]Bourgeoise [/I]- as well as other similar misspellings - are not words. It pisses me off when people misspell or incorrectly use these leftist terms. Learn how to correctly spell and use them. I can't stress this enough.[/B]

[B]Bourgeoisie (Noun): [/B]The upper ruling capitalist class of private property owners which do not work on the means of production that they own; instead, hiring workers to carry out the labour.
[B]Bourgeois (Adjective): [/B]Of or relating to the...
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The Myth of the Middle Class: Blurring Class Lines and Dividing Labour

Posted 3rd April 2010 at 10:10 by AK
Updated 7th May 2010 at 07:37 by AK

All classes, past and present, have been and are defined by their relation to productive property. Under capitalism this can be shown by observing an individual's relation to the means of production (also known as private property; as opposed to personal property which includes tangible items as well as houses, cars, trucks and boats): the working class of Proletarians which own no means of production of their own have to sell their labour to the Bourgeoisie (or sometimes the Petit-Bourgeoisie)...
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