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Forum: Learning 7th March 2015, 14:50
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By newdayrising
I see communism as the abolition of...

I see communism as the abolition of professionalism.
Forum: Learning 7th March 2015, 14:47
Replies: 43
Views: 1,309
Posted By newdayrising
Gangsters aren't proletarian at all, lumpen or...

Gangsters aren't proletarian at all, lumpen or otherwise. They exploit other people's work. A point could be made about small time criminals who work for them. But organized crime is a capitalist...
Forum: Learning 23rd January 2015, 13:57
Replies: 52
Views: 2,174
Posted By newdayrising
Who are they?

Who are they?
Forum: Theory 22nd January 2015, 23:39
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
Posted By newdayrising
Yes, people unconcerned with their own well being...

Yes, people unconcerned with their own well being are more capable of killing other people, that's obvious.
I just don't see how that has anything to do with the emancipation of workers. Suicide...
Forum: Theory 22nd January 2015, 17:24
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
Posted By newdayrising
Indeed, it doesn't interfere at all with marxists...

Indeed, it doesn't interfere at all with marxists building a party. But that's not what I meant. I said it seems funny to me that some anarchists are against the party for being authoritarian,...
Forum: Theory 22nd January 2015, 12:10
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
Posted By newdayrising
I find this glorification of the...

I find this glorification of the super-revolutionary who's a different, better kind of person to ordinary folk not only moralistic but also useless in that it bans proletarian politics into a ghetto,...
Forum: Learning 19th January 2015, 17:17
Replies: 36
Views: 1,114
Posted By newdayrising
From personal experience I would say many...

From personal experience I would say many anarchists have more of a problem with the word than with the actual definition of the state used by (the good) marxists. I have seen anarchists using the...
Forum: Learning 19th January 2015, 16:53
Replies: 33
Views: 1,143
Posted By newdayrising
So the "capitalists" appeared in 1953? How did it...

So the "capitalists" appeared in 1953? How did it happen exactly and how does the mode of production in eastern Europe in, say, 1960 differs from what they had in, say, 1950? What exactly happened in...
Forum: Learning 6th January 2015, 02:20
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By newdayrising
Please tell us more!

Please tell us more!
Forum: Learning 1st January 2015, 17:22
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By newdayrising
To make a long story short, historical ...

To make a long story short, historical materialism is Marxism while dialectical materialism is the Stalinist theory of everything.
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 28th December 2014, 18:46
Replies: 86
Views: 6,373
Posted By newdayrising
The great men theory is still wrong when used...

The great men theory is still wrong when used against things.
Forum: Learning 26th December 2014, 12:06
Replies: 43
Views: 1,982
Posted By newdayrising
How come you criticize Henry Ford or the...

How come you criticize Henry Ford or the Rockefellers, not to mention a fellow Revleft user and not Mussolini or Goebbels?
This is an outrage!
Forum: Learning 25th December 2014, 21:07
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By newdayrising
I apologize for being blunt, but this is pure...

I apologize for being blunt, but this is pure moralism.
Forum: Learning 19th December 2014, 14:50
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By newdayrising
DI'm a worker in a third world country and I find...

DI'm a worker in a third world country and I find this whole notion absurd and politically poisonous in that it divides the class even further and distracts it from the real issue.
I'm not a manual...
Forum: Politics 11th December 2014, 23:34
Replies: 279
Views: 8,955
Posted By newdayrising
Yes. But it depends. If it's answering claims...

Yes. But it depends. If it's answering claims that sex work is necessarily worse than other types of work, or that sex work is equivalent to rape - I've seen both points being made a few times - than...
Forum: Learning 14th November 2014, 16:37
Replies: 52
Views: 1,996
Posted By newdayrising
Atsumari, I'm not sure I understand what you're...

Atsumari, I'm not sure I understand what you're saying.
Do you mean all major ethnic groups in the advanced countries are united under the same flag? Or that they're united among themselves as in,...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 12th November 2014, 13:34
Replies: 181
Views: 8,994
Posted By newdayrising
This is not surprising. Years ago I was...

This is not surprising.
Years ago I was involved for a while in a youth group that was part of a trotskyist organization. I was not a trotskyist and I knew the group was supposed to recruit and form...
Forum: Learning 23rd September 2014, 19:09
Replies: 34
Views: 1,631
Posted By newdayrising
One could argue that teachers do produce...

One could argue that teachers do produce commodities in the sense that they help developing the labor force their students will eventually sell.
Forum: Workers' Struggles 10th June 2014, 11:54
Replies: 6
Views: 615
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: 2,270
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: 2,270
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: 1,903
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: 2,949
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: 2,949
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: 1,500
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...
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