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Forum: Workers' Struggles 10th June 2014, 11:54
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By newdayrising
I don't have much time to write in length about...

I don't have much time to write in length about it right now, but the most interesting thing about this wave of strikes is that workers are not accepting union orders and growing more aware of the...
Forum: Learning 22nd February 2014, 12:58
Replies: 64
Views: 1,987
Posted By newdayrising
I believe it is indeed a problem of...

I believe it is indeed a problem of "possession"/"property". In capitalism, the toothbrush is indeed your property, because you bought it. So in normal circumstances you could buy one every 20...
Forum: Learning 21st February 2014, 11:52
Replies: 64
Views: 1,987
Posted By newdayrising
One thing to take into account is that a lot of...

One thing to take into account is that a lot of what's considered "personal property" like big houses, luxury cars, yachts, etc, require other people taking care of them other than the owner. You...
Forum: Learning 17th January 2014, 11:55
Replies: 46
Views: 1,706
Posted By newdayrising
I suspect most left communists would agree that...

I suspect most left communists would agree that it's the working class who carry out revolutions, not themselves.
Forum: History 5th January 2014, 14:07
Replies: 54
Views: 2,711
Posted By newdayrising
Ok, but this is an explanation of why you support...

Ok, but this is an explanation of why you support it, or why it's a "good thing" in your opinion. What I asked is why you think it's a revolution and/or communist.
Whether maoists and other...
Forum: History 26th December 2013, 11:38
Replies: 54
Views: 2,711
Posted By newdayrising
How is it a "communist" revolution if it led to...

How is it a "communist" revolution if it led to the institution of a "modern democracy"?
Forum: Learning 25th December 2013, 18:14
Replies: 46
Views: 1,225
Posted By newdayrising
The funniest part of this argument is that people...

The funniest part of this argument is that people assume that the hardest working jobs are paid better than the easy ones.
As if they lived in a world where salaries are calculated by a formula...
Forum: Religion 19th December 2013, 19:44
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By newdayrising
I'm also not sure if I understood the text. But I...

I'm also not sure if I understood the text. But I found it one of the most awesomely weird Bordigist things I've ever read.
"Il Partito" has some good texts, but there always seems to be a bizarre...
Forum: Learning 18th December 2013, 13:09
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By newdayrising
Communism is a classless stateless society where...

Communism is a classless stateless society where goods are produced to fulfill human needs and desires. It's a free access economy, meaning the productive forces have developed enough that everything...
Forum: Anti-Fascism 15th December 2013, 03:26
Replies: 33
Views: 1,762
Posted By newdayrising
I don't think feminists count as Antifa. In...

I don't think feminists count as Antifa.
In any case the actual Antifa thing in Brazil is pretty restricted to youth subculture, pretty much a punk vs. skin thing and very much a waste of time. At...
Forum: History 10th December 2013, 16:49
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By newdayrising
Left-communism is not a kind of society, it's a...

Left-communism is not a kind of society, it's a political tradition that stands for communism, pure as simple. The experiences that left-communists hold as revolutionary in the past and current...
Forum: Politics 10th December 2013, 02:22
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By newdayrising
Whatever one's opinion is about it being good or...

Whatever one's opinion is about it being good or bad, does anyone actually believe the Marinaleda thing is in any way "communist"?
If anything, it's a social democratic utopia that creates the...
Forum: Ongoing Struggles 26th November 2013, 01:07
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By newdayrising
What is a "red" political line?

What is a "red" political line?
Forum: Learning 19th April 2013, 18:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By newdayrising
She used the term Social Democracy because at the...

She used the term Social Democracy because at the time that was the common name for the maxist/socialist movement in general. Even the Bolsheviks emerged as a fraction within social democracy. Then...
Forum: Anti-Fascism 20th March 2013, 13:26
Replies: 29
Views: 2,290
Posted By newdayrising
But they're still a pretty reactionary band...

But they're still a pretty reactionary band aren't they? I mean, vocally pro-war, patriotic and so on. Wasn't there an issue between them and Anti-Flag over something political?

I don't like...
Forum: Politics 20th March 2013, 12:11
Replies: 358
Views: 16,109
Posted By newdayrising
The new testament may have been dubious on...

The new testament may have been dubious on homosexuality.
It's much clearer on slavery, though:

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. Serve them sincerely as you would...
Forum: Politics 19th March 2013, 15:20
Replies: 358
Views: 16,109
Posted By newdayrising
I have some controversial opinions, tastes and...

I have some controversial opinions, tastes and habits, but I don't relate the to communism per se. For example, I'm a vegetarian and I do care about the well being of animals, but I don't believe it...
Forum: Sports & Health 19th March 2013, 12:27
Replies: 37
Views: 2,180
Posted By newdayrising
I find it hard to believe he would be...

I find it hard to believe he would be knowledgeable enough about fascism to detest it if he didn't even know that's a fascist salute, specially in this day and age when fascists are quite popular in...
Forum: Learning 14th February 2013, 09:30
Replies: 39
Views: 1,788
Posted By newdayrising
Tell your teacher that: 1-Anarcho-Communism is...

Tell your teacher that:
1-Anarcho-Communism is not "a mix between anarchism and communism". It's a communist current that comes from the anarchist tradition, not the marxist one.
2-Communism means...
Forum: Learning 13th February 2013, 15:33
Replies: 73
Views: 2,755
Posted By newdayrising
The Brazilian workers party is not...

The Brazilian workers party is not "social-conservative" in the sense this guy put it. it's a regular bourgeois historically leftist party that's at least vocally progressive on such issues. The fact...
Forum: Learning 13th February 2013, 14:54
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By newdayrising
In terms of actual politics, here's what I wrote...

In terms of actual politics, here's what I wrote on a similar thread:



I've been corrected since on the part where I say most Leftcoms today are members or sympathizers of the two main...
Forum: Politics 14th January 2013, 23:41
Replies: 56
Views: 2,104
Posted By newdayrising
To be fair, I'd say there's a bit of room for...

To be fair, I'd say there's a bit of room for nuance there.
I mean:


Sure, I guess many so called revolutionary socialists seek to overthrow their current government and all would like for it...
Forum: Learning 4th January 2013, 13:24
Replies: 109
Views: 3,306
Posted By newdayrising
Of course, that's what they want (or believe) to...

Of course, that's what they want (or believe) to happen in the future. They're ideologically "non-vanguard". But, as you say a party is always started by some sort of vanguard, and that's obviously...
Forum: Learning 3rd January 2013, 23:53
Replies: 109
Views: 3,306
Posted By newdayrising
What would be the difference between a vanguard...

What would be the difference between a vanguard party and a non-vanguard party? Is there such a thing as a non-vanguard party?
Wouldn't it make more sense to ask if people believe the party should...
Forum: Politics 23rd November 2012, 11:06
Replies: 174
Views: 13,157
Posted By newdayrising
Name: What's the point, really? Location:...

Name: What's the point, really?
Location: Brazil
Class background: Petty bourgeois, intellectual parents
Ethnic background: Mostly Portuguese

Do you support?

A "vanguard" party: A party...
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