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Forum: Learning 18th July 2014, 11:07
Replies: 82
Views: 1,306
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
That's not how dictatorships work and it's...

That's not how dictatorships work and it's bizarre that you even wrote this. Essentially what Blake's Baby is saying (although I don't want to put words into his mouth) is that a dictatorship is when...
Forum: Literature & Films 17th July 2014, 11:35
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I was kinda just doing films but there's like a...

I was kinda just doing films but there's like a million great anime films. Akira, Princess Mononoko, etc... Updated to 46. Just four more and then I'll accept another film from each of you (so...
Forum: Theory 16th July 2014, 13:26
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
This is a separation of politics and economics...

This is a separation of politics and economics that just doesn't exist in real life.


'We' assume wrong. To quote Engels: "But, the transformation Ś either into joint-stock companies and trusts,...
Forum: Learning 16th July 2014, 03:17
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
My sister extended her work visa in Australia due...

My sister extended her work visa in Australia due to working three months in a certain industry (in her case fruit picking). Similarly, she could find a job in a certain industry (I don't know the...
Forum: Learning 15th July 2014, 11:22
Replies: 47
Views: 965
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I think the vast majority of individuals' choices...

I think the vast majority of individuals' choices in contemporary capitalist society are pretty much controlled not necessarily by 'the government', as you could possibly argue happened in the nation...
Forum: Learning 15th July 2014, 11:13
Replies: 14
Views: 300
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
You've not got an argument. You're fabricating a...

You've not got an argument. You're fabricating a frankly ridiculous scenario where there's no societal support for children. The same support that would be provided for orphaned children would be...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 14th July 2014, 21:58
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Just to add to this... A film like 5 Broken...

Just to add to this... A film like 5 Broken Cameras (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Broken_Cameras) is a semi-popular/well known film regarding the struggles of Palestinians and when I screened it...
Forum: Learning 14th July 2014, 21:44
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Yeah sorry, that was more of a 'that's probably...

Yeah sorry, that was more of a 'that's probably the reason why 870 made her initial comment' sort of thing but I took far too long writing out a single sentence and you'd already responded again.
Forum: Learning 14th July 2014, 19:41
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
As I'm sure you already know, Marx and Engels...

As I'm sure you already know, Marx and Engels wrote a few prefaces for later editions saying that the Manifesto is important as a historical document but clearly a product of its time and in the time...
Forum: Sports & Health 14th July 2014, 11:12
Replies: 1,105
Views: 19,359
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I felt the two teams cancelled each other out but...

I felt the two teams cancelled each other out but not in a way that made the match boring. Mascherano and Boateng basically dominated in their respective defences and everyone wanted to take a chunk...
Forum: Literature & Films 14th July 2014, 00:22
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Updated to 44. I think when we get half way,...

Updated to 44. I think when we get half way, people could get to suggest a second film if only to finish things up and get us the full hundred. :)
Forum: Learning 12th July 2014, 01:39
Replies: 24
Views: 523
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Marxists believe that the working class needs to...

Marxists believe that the working class needs to seize the apparatus of the state and use it to destroy counter-revolution and the columns that prop up capitalism. It is in the interests of the...
Forum: Literature & Films 11th July 2014, 12:44
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Updated. 41 films so far.... didn't realise this...

Updated. 41 films so far.... didn't realise this would take so long. D:
Forum: Learning 10th July 2014, 20:57
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
This isn't really a question that you can have a...

This isn't really a question that you can have a 'quick' answer for but, suffice to say, no-one would be denied anything they might need to live a dignified and satisfactory life. There's a lot more...
Forum: Literature & Films 10th July 2014, 20:39
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Yeah, that film is brilliant. Really interesting...

Yeah, that film is brilliant. Really interesting writing. Updated the list.
Forum: Discrimination 10th July 2014, 14:36
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Daily Mail Islamaphobia

A lot of people on this forum, particularly US comrades, seem to post articles from the Daily Mail, occasionally, without any real understanding of what type of people compose of the readership and...
Forum: Literature & Films 10th July 2014, 12:31
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
The Thing is probably my favourite film and I'm...

The Thing is probably my favourite film and I'm really glad you suggested it. List updated, 33 films so a third of the way there. :)
Forum: Literature & Films 10th July 2014, 02:51
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I feel your pain. I ended up going with Modern...

I feel your pain. I ended up going with Modern Times but there's like a million other films I wanted to suggest..... and I set out the layout of the thread, what was I thinking? D:
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 23:18
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Updated and with 22 films so far. Over a fifth of...

Updated and with 22 films so far. Over a fifth of the way. Some great films in there. :)
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 20:04
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I guess to be truly representative of RevLeft you...

I guess to be truly representative of RevLeft you need to including a little reformism. :P

@Per Levy: which would you chose? You only get to pick one film per user. :)
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 19:46
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Good shout. I'll probably do that for all of...

Good shout. I'll probably do that for all of them, just to avoid any confusion. :)
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 19:22
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Does everyone think I should put the films in...

Does everyone think I should put the films in their original language titles? For example Cidade de Deus as opposed to City of God.
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 19:04
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
A film I haven't seen before! I better find a...

A film I haven't seen before! I better find a copy before I croak.
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 18:57
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
You just get to pick one. I even underlined it in...

You just get to pick one. I even underlined it in the original post. :P
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 18:35
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
RevLeft's 100 Films to See Before You Die

The idea behind this thread is simple. You each get to pick one film that you'd add to a list of 100 that you'd want everyone to watch before they shuffle off the proverbial mortal coil (after...
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