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Egypt: The army seeks to impose order by blood and fire

Posted 20th August 2013 at 02:13 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 26th August 2013 at 16:10 by sixdollarchampagne

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

Egypt: A new day of repression leaves hundreds of demonstrators dead
The army seeks to impose order by blood and fire

By: Diego Sacchi
Thursday, August 15, 2013

Down with the state of emergency; no more repression!

Dawn is breaking in Cairo; the security forces are preparing to implement the order, dictated by the provisional government and the army, to disperse...
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Egypt: Brutal repression leaves dozens of dead in Cairo

Posted 17th August 2013 at 02:19 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 22nd August 2013 at 12:56 by sixdollarchampagne

[From the Fracción Trotskista, ft-ci.org, unofficial translation. Please note that this story is about government repression that occurred in Cairo on July 27.]

Egypt: The new government decrees the state of exception and asks the army to restore order
Brutal repression leaves dozens of dead in Cairo

By Diego Sacchi
Thursday, August 1, 2013

Last Saturday, Cairo experienced a new day of mobilizations demanding the release of the deposed President...
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On the Transitional Period, and the Initiation of Planning

Posted 16th August 2013 at 17:28 by JPSartre12 (The Never-Ending Journey Leftward)

Harris, Kiernan, and Miliband’s Dictionary of Marxist Thought, Second Edition has an extensive passage on both the “dictatorship of the proletariat” and the “transition to socialism”. At one point, they describe the latter as following:

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“The Marxist concept of socialist revolution implies that there must be a period of transition from capitalism to socialism. In contrast to bourgeois revolution which is an overthrow of the political power of the aristocracy at the end of a long process
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To Win the Battle of Democracy

Posted 13th August 2013 at 15:42 by bad ideas actualised by alcohol

I wrote an article for the site Marxist Center. Here is an excerpt from the introduction of the article, to read the full article please go to this link.

All criticism of the article as a whole is welcomed on the website and can be placed in the comment section.
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People have become increasingly fed-up with the political structure of society. The people want an end to the constant attack on them, most notably austerity measures. A demand which the state, in times of political
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Argentina: The left in the 2013 primary elections

Posted 13th August 2013 at 04:02 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 13th August 2013 at 04:20 by sixdollarchampagne

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

Argentina | Elections 2013
Excellent election outcome for the Workers Left Front nationally in the 2013 primaries

(AUG 12, 2013) The big setback of the national government, that fell not only from 54% in 2011, but from the meager 30% that it got in its worst election in the 2009 legislative elections, now getting little more than 26% throughout the country, was expressed in the strengthening of options...
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