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Forum: Learning 22nd February 2014, 12:58
Replies: 64
Views: 1,868
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: 1,868
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: 1,569
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: Learning 9th January 2014, 17:06
Replies: 55
Views: 1,789
Posted By newdayrising
I don't think the analogy applies here. The term...

I don't think the analogy applies here. The term communism has indeed been associated with all kinds of fecal matter. But despite that, it is a long existing tradition with coherent principles, a...
Forum: Learning 9th January 2014, 14:37
Replies: 55
Views: 1,789
Posted By newdayrising
I agree with the principle, but it's a terrible...

I agree with the principle, but it's a terrible choice for a term isn't it?
Forum: History 5th January 2014, 14:07
Replies: 54
Views: 2,574
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 29th December 2013, 03:00
Replies: 54
Views: 2,574
Posted By newdayrising
:glare: Ok, but why do you consider it...

:glare:

Ok, but why do you consider it communist? Or a revolution for that matter?
Forum: History 26th December 2013, 11:38
Replies: 54
Views: 2,574
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: 1,088
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: Anti-Fascism 21st December 2013, 16:26
Replies: 33
Views: 1,443
Posted By newdayrising
Makes sense that they do. But is it in the same...

Makes sense that they do. But is it in the same sense as americans do?
Who's regarded as "western" in the middle east, majority Christian countries with european cultural heritage in general or is...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 21st December 2013, 01:15
Replies: 78
Views: 2,679
Posted By newdayrising
This is simply not true. Whether you agree with...

This is simply not true. Whether you agree with it or not, i's not a "backslider's argument". There are currents that have existed for almost as long as the USSR and have been calling it "not...
Forum: Religion 19th December 2013, 19:44
Replies: 9
Views: 402
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: Politics 18th December 2013, 16:00
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By newdayrising
That's correct, but a bit nitpicky, isn't it? ...

That's correct, but a bit nitpicky, isn't it?
Rosa Luxemburg wrote Reform Or Revolution against Bernstein and his group of what she called "reformists" who claimed that reforms would eventually...
Forum: Learning 18th December 2013, 14:04
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By newdayrising
Another question for Trotskyists: is the fourth,...

Another question for Trotskyists: is the fourth, or fifth (i've actually heard about a sixth, but let's leave it alone) international supposed to be also the international organ to direct the...
Forum: Politics 18th December 2013, 13:14
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By newdayrising
There's absolutely zero about Mujica that is...

There's absolutely zero about Mujica that is socialist.
He's not even a reformist, in that he doesn't claim to be reforming capitalism in order to achieve a socialist goal somewhere in the future,...
Forum: Learning 18th December 2013, 13:09
Replies: 4
Views: 186
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 17th December 2013, 11:36
Replies: 33
Views: 1,443
Posted By newdayrising
My question is not the kind you answer with "not...

My question is not the kind you answer with "not really".
Then your map is not worth much, is it?
Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil were predominantly populated by europeans, as opposed to The...
Forum: Anti-Fascism 16th December 2013, 23:06
Replies: 33
Views: 1,443
Posted By newdayrising
Ok, this is a list of "western countries"...

Ok, this is a list of "western countries" according to someone.
But how do you define it?
In what way exactly is New Guinea or the Philipines more "western" than, say Chile?

Really, I have no...
Forum: Politics 16th December 2013, 23:00
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By newdayrising
Well, I'm glad to be wrong then.:) I'm still...

Well, I'm glad to be wrong then.:)
I'm still not as excited about it as some other people, but it's better than what I thought when I first read about it.
Forum: Anti-Fascism 15th December 2013, 03:26
Replies: 33
Views: 1,443
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: Politics 12th December 2013, 19:33
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By newdayrising
That a different perspective I guess, am I being...

That a different perspective I guess, am I being too cynical? I didn't think it was a hippie type thing where people run away to the countryside though. I just thought it was a cooperative of small...
Forum: Politics 12th December 2013, 14:47
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By newdayrising
Maybe when I'm not making myself clear here. ...

Maybe when I'm not making myself clear here.
When I say this village is not communist I don't mean I'd expect a communist mode of production anywhere. By definition it can't even exist in local...
Forum: History 11th December 2013, 13:02
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By newdayrising
Well, there's a all kinds of people who claim to...

Well, there's a all kinds of people who claim to be communist as well. Despite their opinion, I argue my own. The same goes for left-communism or anything else. But this is not very important.
...
Forum: History 11th December 2013, 12:49
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By newdayrising
Yes, I got that. I just don't think there's such...

Yes, I got that. I just don't think there's such a thing as a "left-communist society" as opposed to non-left-but-still-communist societies. I apologise if it sounds pedantic or besides the point,...
Forum: History 10th December 2013, 19:52
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By newdayrising
Yes, but what he meant was that the after the...

Yes, but what he meant was that the after the proletariat took power the bourgeois tasks were completed. Not that the Bolsheviks were a dual bourgeois/proletarian party because they were...
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