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Musings of a madman

Posted 22nd July 2013 at 15:36 by Brutus

My feet ache, my head pounds, life is pointless, I've alienated all but a few people, 'Love's boat has smashed' into many pieces; I should feel like shit...

But the only way to go from here is up. I've hit rock bottom, and in doing that have thrown of the chains of constraint. I'm on the balcony of my apartment, the cool wind is blowing through my hair, I can hear the noises of the cars on the road which is just pass the beautiful trees. Life is shit, but also wondrous and spectacular....
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Some thoughts on Vanguardism

Posted 20th July 2013 at 11:46 by bad ideas actualised by alcohol
Updated 22nd July 2013 at 20:38 by bad ideas actualised by alcohol

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I'd say the "vanguard" neither leads or rules the "people".
The proletariat is a revolutionary class. But they are revolutionary in the sense that they have the possibility of becoming revolutionaries. Consciousness of the proletariat is directly tied to economic development of society. From this it follows that in normal times only a small section, relatively small to the class as a whole since in absolute numbers it can still constitute big numbers, of the class are
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European Democratic Republic

Posted 17th July 2013 at 10:09 by bad ideas actualised by alcohol
Updated 17th July 2013 at 10:21 by bad ideas actualised by alcohol

Thought I'd turn this post into a blog-post, since I mention it quite often. So for future reference.

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Yes, the European Union is capitalist, but nation-states aren't? You prefer nation-states over an economically tied together continent. You fail to see that not only would a continent like that expand a revolution over an entire continent, for the economies are close together, but also that such a revolution would make the blow to international capital so much more destructive.
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Edward Snowden's revelations about the NSA

Posted 16th July 2013 at 03:22 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 18th July 2013 at 18:23 by sixdollarchampagne

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

Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA

By Pierre Hodel, of the Courant Communiste Révolutionnaire - Platform Z of the NPA (http://www.ccr4.org)
Friday, July 12, 2013

By Pierre Hodel

In January 2010, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made freedom of expression on the internet a cornerstone of US diplomacy. A position reaffirmed in February 2011, when the Secretary of...
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Brazil: Deceiving "the streets" in order to usurp the will of the people

Posted 14th July 2013 at 07:33 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 6th September 2013 at 01:46 by sixdollarchampagne

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

A proposal from Dilma and the politicians: Political reform and a plebiscite
Deceiving “the streets” in order to usurp the will of the people

By LER-QI, Brazil
Friday, July 5, 2013

In recent days, the spectacular movement of the masses, that took to the streets of the country, showed its strength, by forcing the government to respond to some of its demands. The first of...
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