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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Tim Redd
    27th August 2015 03:45
    Tim Redd
    There were some pretty high level concepts and perspectives raised by those responding to the thread. That demonstrates that the thread was beyond being categorized as Learning.
  6. Tim Redd
    27th August 2015 03:29
    Tim Redd
    I wanted to delete the post and just send you a message but couldn't delete it. But to restate:

    How is the assertion that world war is just as much a driver of world history as class struggle? It theoretical as an issue on how world war is viewed in relation to world history and the class struggle. What's mostly "learning" rather than theoretical about it?
  7. The Idler
    31st July 2015 23:22
    The Idler
    Are you going to CU 2015?
  8. The Idler
    27th July 2015 20:54
    The Idler
    knew you wouldn't be able to resist joining my Menshie group
  9. Sinister Intents
  10. Sinister Intents
    26th May 2015 02:36
    Sinister Intents
    I think the "This isn't what I signed up for" thread should be closed.

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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 13
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Has been some time since I did a reference post and this might come in handy

Originally Posted by Q View Post
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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