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Forum: Learning 6th April 2013, 16:35
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Ravachol
I already expected the cosplaying crowd to drop...

I already expected the cosplaying crowd to drop in here. First of all, some links were posted here, go read them before writing elaborate comments which completely miss the point, just a tip :)
...
Forum: Learning 5th April 2013, 20:10
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Ravachol
In addition to what subcp said, I'd check out the...

In addition to what subcp said, I'd check out the texts Much ado about nothing (http://endnotes.org.uk/articles/13) by Theorie Communiste, The history of subsumption...
Forum: Literature & Films 4th April 2013, 22:30
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By bcbm
roger ebert dead at 70

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-roger-ebert-dead-20130404,0,602338.story
Forum: Learning 2nd April 2013, 02:40
Replies: 40
Views: 1,790
Posted By bcbm
um yes there was definitely a working class in...

um yes there was definitely a working class in the cities, often organized into guilds



there was a pretty significant amount of the reverse as well, like, almost annual peasant insurrections
Forum: Learning 1st April 2013, 05:48
Replies: 40
Views: 1,790
Posted By bcbm
its been awhile since i did much reading about...

its been awhile since i did much reading about the middle ages so i can't recommend anything but there are definitely some good writings on it. certainly there is a case to be made against this...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 31st March 2013, 23:29
Replies: 38
Views: 1,485
Posted By Takayuki
DSA? You're fucking reactionary scum. Your...

DSA? You're fucking reactionary scum. Your heartwarming passion for Sweden in the 1970's only shows the rotteness of your conviction. DSA are a bunch of anti-communist filth. Do I need to cite the...
Forum: Learning 31st March 2013, 23:17
Replies: 77
Views: 2,427
Posted By Blake's Baby
Do you mean, 'anyone who claims to be a Marxist...

Do you mean, 'anyone who claims to be a Marxist but isn't an Impossiblist, a Kautskyist, a Left Communist, a Council Communist, an Autonomist, a Trotskyist or a Communisation-theory Libertarian...
Forum: Politics 29th March 2013, 07:36
Replies: 46
Views: 2,430
Posted By Yuppie Grinder
Libertarians are usually pretty dweeby people....

Libertarians are usually pretty dweeby people. They wear fedoras and have contempt for people who complain about racism, sexism, poverty, war or anything else that is a meaningful obstacle to...
Forum: Politics 29th March 2013, 02:19
Replies: 53
Views: 1,856
Posted By bcbm
so the non-marxist section of the labor movement...

so the non-marxist section of the labor movement is completely irrelevant and failed because it has the wrong theory

and the marxist section?



:lol:
Forum: Politics 29th March 2013, 00:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By subcp
I don't think there is the capital to promote a...

I don't think there is the capital to promote a new era of Keynesian/underconsumptionist state policies in the central capitalist nations. The depth of the crisis is not so superficial that a 'Labour...
Forum: Politics 28th March 2013, 22:05
Replies: 53
Views: 1,856
Posted By Raúl Duke
They may as well be, but those demands usually do...

They may as well be, but those demands usually do not come in to direct conflict with capitalism per se (they mostly deal with ideological fetters of capitalism or issues of its state-apparatus)....
Forum: Politics 28th March 2013, 21:33
Replies: 53
Views: 1,856
Posted By Raúl Duke
While I mostly agree with bcbm (and basically...

While I mostly agree with bcbm (and basically with nihilist communism)...

I'll give my thoughts.

A lot of this is presented as "what/how should the left present itself to average workers" when...
Forum: Politics 27th March 2013, 22:34
Replies: 53
Views: 1,856
Posted By The Jay
He is saying that the class conflict that is...

He is saying that the class conflict that is erupting in those areas is what is necessary for there to be a development of revolutionary consciousness. Without unusually intense class conflict I do...
Forum: Politics 27th March 2013, 09:59
Replies: 53
Views: 1,856
Posted By bcbm
good luck with all that

good luck with all that
Forum: Politics 27th March 2013, 05:23
Replies: 53
Views: 1,856
Posted By bcbm
because the 'do something' lot have so much to...

because the 'do something' lot have so much to show for it



who said without any effort?



seems about as likely as 'the left' and its 'strategies' prevailing
Forum: Politics 27th March 2013, 02:01
Replies: 53
Views: 1,856
Posted By bcbm
i wouldnt

i wouldnt
Forum: Politics 26th March 2013, 11:25
Replies: 53
Views: 1,856
Posted By Rurkel
Relentlessly, tirelessly and consistently...

Relentlessly, tirelessly and consistently denounce liberal-bourgeois-humanist-social-democratic-cryptopacifist-pseudoleftist ideology when you find a worker expressing it. This will greatly improve...
Forum: Politics 17th March 2013, 21:10
Replies: 60
Views: 2,375
Posted By Os Cangaceiros
"Nihilist Communism" presents a pretty effective...

"Nihilist Communism" presents a pretty effective (if a bit mechanistic and flawed) argument against the leftist missionary approach to "class consciousness".



Your first post really didn't...
Forum: Learning 17th March 2013, 05:18
Replies: 140
Views: 5,822
actually, when mao developed his "marxism", marx...

actually, when mao developed his "marxism", marx was very scantly translated. mao's "marxism" owes a lot to comintern stalinist policy, chinese populist nationalism, and some of the chinese, populist...
Forum: Learning 15th March 2013, 20:21
Replies: 127
Views: 5,469
Posted By Bill Cosby
Nazi war criminals...were war criminals. So were...

Nazi war criminals...were war criminals. So were the NKVD members that executed all of these prisoners.

Does anyone supporting and/or apologizing for this massacre even know who the victims...
Forum: Learning 15th March 2013, 19:17
Replies: 127
Views: 5,469
Oh grow up! If it was Hitler killing Thalmann, ...

Oh grow up! If it was Hitler killing Thalmann, fascists murdering trade unionists without a trial, or Maoists being indefinitely detained without a trial in Amerikkka you'd be up in arms and...
Forum: Learning 15th March 2013, 18:55
Replies: 127
Views: 5,469
Posted By Bill Cosby
DarkPast responded rather well to all of the...

DarkPast responded rather well to all of the above claims:



The whole "they were all officers and therefore reactionary scum fuck them" attitude is pretty gross. Even if every single one of...
Forum: Politics 15th March 2013, 11:32
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By ind_com
I hope she gets to be the president some day and...

I hope she gets to be the president some day and can complete the permanent revolution.
Forum: Learning 14th March 2013, 21:17
Replies: 127
Views: 5,469
Posted By kasama-rl
Anyone who thinks it is ok to massacre 20,000...

Anyone who thinks it is ok to massacre 20,000 people -- without specific cause, without trials, without a public explanation -- I think such people should speak up loudly, so the rest of us know to...
Forum: Theory 11th March 2013, 13:15
Replies: 30
Views: 1,275
Posted By LinksRadikal
Shortcomings? I don't think that word gives off...

Shortcomings? I don't think that word gives off an accurate impression when you take into account the fact that first socialdemocracy provided the ideological cover for the single bloodiest...
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