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Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 09:11
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By The Idler
Ite is regarded as completely unthinking support...

Ite is regarded as completely unthinking support like a pop music group fan. Ist isn't as bad but is still less than critical in my opinion. So I'm not a Marxite, and it would probably better to say...
Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 08:26
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By Sentinel
I've been wondering about this sometimes as well....

I've been wondering about this sometimes as well. It's a mystery for me, nonetheless I remember being annoyed about the -ite ending being applied to myself..

I think RedAnarchist might be onto...
Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 07:33
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By RedAnarchist
I've always seen the "-ite" as a way of...

I've always seen the "-ite" as a way of describing someone who follows a person rather than an idea. This is where the disparaging part comes in - it's basically saying someone is a groupie of a...
Forum: Introductions 7th September 2014, 03:56
Replies: 20
Views: 3,149
Posted By PhoenixAsh
In a nutshel: A subsection of radical feminism...

In a nutshel: A subsection of radical feminism that try to seperate themselves from men entirely, or as much as possible, because men (including male children) can not and will not ever have a...
Forum: Introductions 3rd September 2014, 07:40
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By RedWorker
I hope that you make the step from Stalinism...

I hope that you make the step from Stalinism ("Marxism-Leninism") to Marxism.

Welcome though! Have fun here.
Forum: Introductions 1st September 2014, 21:52
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Material Girl
Sooo...you want the workers to control their own...

Sooo...you want the workers to control their own enslavement? Capital's existence itself causes exploitation, not merely a lack of workers' control, and production and exchange of commodities...
Forum: Introductions 1st September 2014, 14:58
Replies: 6
Views: 284
What're you talking? No one gets put on or in it...

What're you talking? No one gets put on or in it to be a social worker, so really, what're you talking about?
Forum: Politics 30th August 2014, 12:30
Replies: 63
Views: 4,341
Posted By TheEmancipator
Yeah sorry, my mistake, I thought we were talking...

Yeah sorry, my mistake, I thought we were talking about them.



Contrarian for the sake of it, obsessively defending anything Stalin does, and accepting Enver Hoxha's diaries as unbiased fact.
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Forum: Introductions 29th August 2014, 12:41
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By The Jay
Hello there. So you don't have to work for a wage...

Hello there. So you don't have to work for a wage - lucky duck. If you have any questions ask Q. You could ask me as well but I don't want Q to put a bounty on my head. :grin:
Forum: Introductions 29th August 2014, 00:29
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By redwolf
I am majoring in history with a focus on the Cold...

I am majoring in history with a focus on the Cold War (I'm fascinated by it). There were certainly many privileged and elite Cubans who fled but I don't think *all* immigrants were/are. Anyway,...
Forum: Politics 24th August 2014, 18:07
Replies: 34
Views: 1,246
Posted By Hrafn
"wanted to see the discussion play out again" ...

"wanted to see the discussion play out again"

You fucking sadist :crying:
Forum: Politics 15th August 2014, 16:30
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By Sentinel
I think there probably are differences when it...

I think there probably are differences when it comes to different sections in these internationals (not only the CWI!), on the question of education vs (hyper)activism. But I have to say Q:s analysis...
Forum: Politics 15th August 2014, 10:19
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
That's weird and not my experience at all. In...

That's weird and not my experience at all. In fact, within my branch we're currently reading Capital right now as part of a study group. I've never read Taaffe's book and no-one's ever recommended it...
Forum: Politics 14th August 2014, 14:15
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By khad
Can you please refrain from posting articles...

Can you please refrain from posting articles straight up without any context or commentary? A few times is all right, but this is getting a bit tiresome.

These kinds of exposes on the ISO have...
Forum: Politics 14th August 2014, 12:41
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By RosasGhost
Anti-democratic ISO secretly kept afloat by rich donors

Via SpeciesAndClass dot com

Anti-democratic ISO secretly kept afloat by rich donors
By Jon Hochschartner
While the information has been publicly available for some time, current members of the...
Forum: Introductions 13th August 2014, 09:11
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Karker
I consider myself from Kurdistan. In Turkey the...

I consider myself from Kurdistan. In Turkey the left is very disunited, a couple of weeks ago you would have seen Communists attacking other Communists. Socialists were voting for a right wing...
Forum: Introductions 12th August 2014, 23:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Thank you for the kind welcome! I'll be getting...

Thank you for the kind welcome! I'll be getting into the more political areas of the forum.

On a side note, it feels awesome, and somewhat strange to be "talking" to all of you, since I've been so...
Forum: Learning 11th August 2014, 17:17
Replies: 44
Views: 2,350
Posted By Old Bull Lee
I think that's probably a question you are going...

I think that's probably a question you are going to have to answer for yourself, through reading the texts associated with the topic, by reflecting on your own political activity, etc...but since you...
Forum: Learning 10th August 2014, 06:12
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Kingfish
I think the opposite argument is true in that...

I think the opposite argument is true in that communism can only work well on a large scale. The complete and total failure of socialist communes and utopian socialists in general demonstrates this. ...
Forum: Politics 6th August 2014, 11:38
Replies: 40
Views: 1,953
Posted By Tower of Bebel
870, concerning my view of the social democratic...

870, concerning my view of the social democratic free press, I see nothing that contradicts my views. The programme was indeed key. No programme meant no unity, no independent social democratic...
Forum: Politics 5th August 2014, 20:30
Replies: 40
Views: 1,953
Posted By Tower of Bebel
Russian social democracy was way more than the...

Russian social democracy was way more than the sum of Bolshevism and Menshevism. Every shade of opinion meant as well that contributions to the various local and national social-democratic papers...
Forum: Politics 5th August 2014, 10:35
Replies: 40
Views: 1,953
Posted By Brutus
Why shouldn't they do this? Because they claim to...

Why shouldn't they do this? Because they claim to be Leninists, that's why.


Lenin was obviously an advocate of publicising internal debate, rather than keeping it behind closed doors; the...
Forum: Politics 4th August 2014, 19:42
Replies: 40
Views: 1,953
Posted By Tower of Bebel
From my point of view, the CPGB is sectarian....

From my point of view, the CPGB is sectarian. Arguably as sectarian as the rest of the British left. It's not necessarily their 'fault', and it's not necessarily their attitude that should be...
Forum: Introductions 3rd August 2014, 20:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By upthehunx
Thx for the welcome, everyone! I'm all healed up,...

Thx for the welcome, everyone! I'm all healed up, but still as into reading as I was before.

To clarify what I mean, anarchism definitely doesn't need any moralism, but some self-described...
Forum: Politics 2nd August 2014, 19:43
Replies: 40
Views: 1,953
Hardly an opinion of the organisation as a whole...

Hardly an opinion of the organisation as a whole that article. For one it mentions permanent revolution which is something Mike Macnair, for example, has spent a lot of time arguing against. It's...
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