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  1. RedWorker
    13th October 2014 20:27
    Where can I find some writings of Marx about "barracks communism"?
  2. Die Neue Zeit
    10th August 2014 16:08
    Die Neue Zeit
    Post update: Implementation-wise, MOEs would be realized as part of a TWCS regime, but if you must suggest a "Chavez-like figure" or Zizek's Thatcher of the left, then I'll suggest something longer: initially by presidential decree (a la Venezuela), then by presidentially initiated "urgent" legislation (a la Ecuador).
  3. Zoroaster
    29th July 2014 00:54
    Ok, thanks.
  4. Zoroaster
    28th July 2014 22:35
    So I have three question dealing with Orthodox Marxism.

    1. Is the book "Revolutionary Strategy" by Mike Macnair any good?

    2. What is the Orthodox Marxist view of the Soviet Union "I. E, Degenerated worker's state, state capitalist, etc.).

    3. Are there any organizations in the United States that have Orthodox Marxist tendencies or ideas?

    That is all.
  5. MarxSchmarx
    19th July 2014 00:59
    I take it you're referring to this?
    I just happened to be online when I saw the requests, if you'd like us to leave approval of introduction threads to you in the future I'm happy to do so
  6. Zoroaster
    15th July 2014 14:29
  7. Zoroaster
    15th July 2014 14:12
    Could you except my join request for the "Neo-Bakuninists" group? I'd appreciate it.
  8. Zoroaster
    14th July 2014 01:02
  9. Zoroaster
    14th July 2014 00:31
    Do you think that the party "Socialist Alternative" would be a good place to get involved in politics?
  10. Zoroaster
    9th July 2014 19:09
    Ok, thanks for clearing that up.

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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 9
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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

Posted 18th May 2013 at 22:27 by Q Comments 2
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Today I went to a "Socialism Day", organised by Socialist Alternative, the Dutch branch of the Committee for a Workers' International. "Socialism" is a name regularly used by several CWI sections for open meetings that feature discussion, mostly introduced by CWI members.

The observant reader might note that I also went to a meeting organised by the SP branch in Breda recently with the same name. There is a simple reason for this: Once upon a time, back in the...
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Comrade, that would
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