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Party for a Working Class Party

Posted 16th October 2013 at 08:23 by synthesis

Original post here.

Obviously this whole thing is half-joking - I don't think that what the working class needs is more fucking acronyms and hilariously small organizations, but I was just going back and reading some of the stuff about the "Workers Party of America" that a (former?) member here started and I just wanted to try my hand at this whole "creating another unnecessary party" thing.

But I have to admit that I also like the idea of there...
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Fascism and Paganism

Posted 16th October 2013 at 08:22 by synthesis
Updated 29th May 2014 at 02:05 by synthesis

Original post here.

My conception of the relationship between fascism and paganism is that fascists claim to reject Christianity for the same reason they claim to reject capitalism - because they are what Marx termed "reactionary socialists." Part of their appeal was advocating a return to a previous mode of production, and Christianity, as a global religion, sometimes got lumped in as an ideology of the capitalist ruling class. (This was obviously more a facet of ideology...
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The government of the US, brought to a standstill

Posted 7th October 2013 at 21:00 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 7th October 2013 at 21:40 by sixdollarchampagne

[From the Fracción Trotskista – ft-ci.org – Unofficial translation]

Crisis in the center of world imperialism
The government of the United States, brought to a standstill
October 3, 2013

By Claudia Cinatti, PTS, Argentina

On October 1, the US federal government had to close a large part of its offices, for lack of funds to operate, after the House of Representatives of the Congress, where the Republican Party has a majority, rejected the budget...
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Argentina: Election manifesto of the Front of the Left

Posted 5th October 2013 at 09:04 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 3rd November 2013 at 03:05 by sixdollarchampagne

[From the Fracción Trotskista, ft-ci.org – Unofficial translation]

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Introduction from an activist in Argentina:

The Workers’ and Left Front is composed of three Trotskyist parties: the PTS (Partido de Trabajadores Socialistas), the PO (Partido Obrero) and the IS (Izquierda Socialista). In 2011 we got over 600,000 votes, obtaining deputies in three different provinces (Neuquén, Córdoba and Salta). In the 2013 Argentinean primary elections for...
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What is "socialism", "communism" and the "DotP"?

Posted 3rd October 2013 at 12:46 by Q
Updated 4th October 2013 at 08:41 by Q

Has been some time since I did a reference post and this might come in handy

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I made a simple overview to give my view on the question:



A little explanation is in order:

I made two axis: And economic and political one. The 'dictatorship of the proletariat' simply can't be understood as a mode of production. It expresses a political hegemony. Today with the same token we live in
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