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  1. LeninistIthink
    12th September 2015 21:51
    Yo Q, what you thinking about this whole Corbyn thing?
  2. LeninistIthink
    2nd September 2015 10:48
    well I'll take another look at the CPGB(PCC) group I looked at them once a few years back, still shopping around . Also , IMO the split between the CWI and IMT is key, the hatred for each other isn't. Also trotskyism has a lot of splits for a lot of reasons Duncan Hallas did a good explanation for it , mainly that it was because of the lack of connection to the working class which it had when it began and the large amount of P-B and permanent opposition types joining up, but I'm sure you probably know that, you were a trot back when I was 6!

    P.S Thanks for saying ' you have fun' when I consider joining the group you waged war on as a CWIer , a lot of 'marxists' wouldn't do that, wish you all the best with the Communist Platform
  3. LeninistIthink
    1st September 2015 18:10
    >your comment on Corbyn has got me thinking about joining the IMT. What magical group switching comment powder have you got , I want some for the M-Ls lol
  4. LeninistIthink
    30th August 2015 13:14
    Oh and if you were in London did you pass by the Marx Library, I work there from time to time mainly in summer holidays but you should definitely go next time you're london
  5. LeninistIthink
    30th August 2015 12:56
    I do remember reading some stuff by the CPGB(PCC) on Lenin a few years back, would you organise on a bolshevik unification , so all the different sects will be united into one dem cen party? Also, I can't tell about SA , I saw them out on a demo the other day, perhaps they made the same turn as SPEW???
  6. LeninistIthink
    30th August 2015 10:39
    Wait socialist appeal work in the greens now, can I see a source for that this is big news to me. I think the tactic you mentioned was carried out by a few groups here in the UK, the International Marxist Group, Labour Party Marxists, The Club, WRP etc where they did 'liquidise' themselves into Labour. I thought you now sympathised with CPGB(PCC) , AFAIK they favour uniting the revolutionary left not working in the main soc dem parties, if that is what you meant by existing workers movement, sorrry if it wasn't.
  7. LeninistIthink
    29th August 2015 23:35
    Oh and if you think the issue is with being outside, what do you think of the IMT approach, I'm not gonna lie, I'm really starting to lean towards the IMT now
  8. LeninistIthink
    29th August 2015 20:10
    Have you read The Socialist article on Corbyn? It actually outline a pretty good plan for what happens with Corbyn IMHO. . Also thanks for that link I'll have a look through it. Also AFAIK the CWI sections are in Die Linke and Syriza but I could be wrong, I'm only a CWI sympathiser not a member
  9. LeninistIthink
    29th August 2015 19:05
    well really I've been looking at the different strands of entryism. I looked through some CWI stuff but I couldn't tell if they wanted to do the classic entryism with the eventual breakaway or turn Labour, Die Linke etc into the Leninist vanguard party. Could you link me to the essays on the french turn, as I looked through on marxist internet archive and couldn't tell if I was looking at the right works. Thanks in advance comrade
  10. LeninistIthink
    29th August 2015 16:06
    Hey Q, do you know some good links on the theory of entryism, I ask this as you seem to be the only active former CWI person who might actually respond properly :P

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Posted 14th April 2015 at 16:57 by Q Comments 0
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A post where I shortly explain what 'orthodox' Marxism is all about.

Originally Posted by Cumulus View Post
I see. I've found myself agreeing with the SPGB before. So, what are the main tenets of orthodox Marxism as opposed to other types?
Originally Posted by Q View Post
I ought to make a blogpost out of this. Maybe this will be it

There are a few main tenets, although it isn't a very monolithic current in itself. The latter precisely because of the strong emphasis on democratic debate and, as such, the right to disagree.

Posted 30th May 2014 at 01:18 by Q Comments 2
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So, as you may have gathered, although this wasn't announced broadly in the English part of the forum, I have left the CWI as per April 30 of this year, together with another comrade, in order to join a few other comrades in publically launching the Communist Platform, with its magazine Kompas.

To some comrades, this might come as a surprise, after all I joined the CWI in late 2005. Others might find it less surprising, given the political trajectory I was developing into - from Trotskyism...

Posted 20th April 2014 at 00:39 by Q Comments 4
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A short blog this time, giving reply to why we would need to build a "shell within the old order":

Originally Posted by ComradeOm View Post
I'm generally not in the habit of quoting dead Russians but Preobrazhensky's comments on the economic preconditions of capitalism socialism are still very relevant today. The second paragraph is the key passage.

Originally Posted by The New Economics
Capitalist production arises and develops within the womb of feudal society, or of feudal society which has been half disintegrated by commodity economy,

Posted 7th November 2013 at 08:09 by Q Comments 10
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Some time since I gave an update on my political work, although not much has been worthy of reporting.

After a few months of coming together in local branch meetings of the SP, the subject of elections came up. Next year there'll be local elections and our branch got permission from the national party to participate again, for the second time. Our branch currently has one member in the council (out of 37).

After considering the pros and cons I've decided to put myself up...

Posted 3rd October 2013 at 13:46 by Q Comments 12
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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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