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Forum: Politics Today, 13:22
Replies: 149
Views: 4,412
Posted By Xhar-Xhar Binks
That's the thing, though; most Marxists would say...

That's the thing, though; most Marxists would say that the source of homophobia is not "straight people", but capitalism, namely the way in which it is reproduced daily. And the only group that has...
Forum: Learning Yesterday, 15:46
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By LinksRadikal
What's even more useless is totally missing the...

What's even more useless is totally missing the meaning of "conspiracy theory" in OP.

I think conspiracy theories play a debilitating role in general. When certain of these don't work like barely...
Forum: Politics 23rd January 2015, 11:25
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Devrim
Poles of development shifting East

I thought this was interesting. It's a piece about the most economically vibrant cities in the world.

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/jan/22/china-best-performing-economic-cities

From...
Forum: Learning 23rd January 2015, 11:18
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Basically if you make a list of core...

Basically if you make a list of core characteristics of fascism and you then just think of the absolute opposite of those, you have communism.

Fascism:

Reactionary,
Ultranationalist
Class...
Forum: Theory 22nd January 2015, 20:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,008
Posted By Leo
No it's not. Real power is in the movement of the...

No it's not. Real power is in the movement of the masses. The only power the individual nihilist unconcerned with his or her personal safety or future has is over the individuals he or she will...
Forum: Theory 22nd January 2015, 01:12
Replies: 29
Views: 1,008
Posted By Leo
I think Nechayev's Catechism is insane as was...

I think Nechayev's Catechism is insane as was Nechayev himself. Unfortunately it's had a negative influence far beyond the few who identified as his followers
Forum: Learning 20th January 2015, 19:48
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Stalinism proves again what a terribly idealist...

Stalinism proves again what a terribly idealist ideology it is. Where to even begin?

Marx didn't develop any normative "teachings" for socialism, he developed a method of social analysis. To speak...
Forum: Learning 20th January 2015, 09:10
Replies: 33
Views: 971
Posted By Blake's Baby
Exactly - it didn't 'avoid the trap', it...

Exactly - it didn't 'avoid the trap', it bankrupted itself trying to fulfill the conflicting demands of keeping the population happy and trying to out-compete the west. The Soviet economy was...
Forum: Learning 18th January 2015, 05:08
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By RedWorker
Thank dead workers for freedom of speech.

Thank dead workers for freedom of speech.
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 14th January 2015, 10:38
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By Tim Cornelis
That is a 'phantom Left', I don't think it...

That is a 'phantom Left', I don't think it exists.

Also, Nigeria isn't in the Middle East.
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 00:44
Replies: 83
Views: 2,294
Posted By Pilantra
University drop out. Also, no idea of what...

University drop out.

Also, no idea of what half of the alternatives mean.
Forum: Learning 11th January 2015, 11:32
Replies: 151
Views: 2,615
Posted By Blake's Baby
Blake's Baby said: "I don't see any mention...

Blake's Baby said:

"I don't see any mention of a stage called 'socialism' there".

Subversive said:



Blake's Baby says:
Forum: Learning 1st January 2015, 19:08
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Pilantra
Diamat is most certainly stalinoid hogwash. And...

Diamat is most certainly stalinoid hogwash. And yeah, Engels' fundamentals laws of dialectics are problematic.


OP, I have yet to read any Marx's reference to historical or dialectical...
Forum: Learning 1st January 2015, 15:02
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By Tim Cornelis
It's difficult to answer this, because your frame...

It's difficult to answer this, because your frame of reference is so divorced from mine. In my opinion the 1917 Russian Revolution failed. Its failure, or degeneration, began in 1918 and was...
Forum: Learning 27th December 2014, 19:45
Replies: 42
Views: 1,627
Posted By Pilantra
If you call disarming workers and killing...

If you call disarming workers and killing communists and the stablishment of People's Democracies a "communist revolution," sure. Stalinists paved the way for eurocommunism, brat.

Anyway, you...
Forum: Politics 27th December 2014, 17:25
Replies: 97
Views: 4,247
Posted By Tim Cornelis
You're not a 'Tankie' since you're consistent in...

You're not a 'Tankie' since you're consistent in Stalinist nonsense, how laudable. I have no particular interest in debating with these people whose Marxism is based on second hand uniformed...
Forum: Politics 27th December 2014, 16:55
Replies: 97
Views: 4,247
Posted By Sasha
:lol: You do know that support of the...

:lol:

You do know that support of the supression of the Hungarian uprising is the original definition of the term Tankie?
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 27th December 2014, 12:51
Replies: 86
Views: 6,048
Posted By Tim Cornelis
If we delve into the use and meaning of...

If we delve into the use and meaning of dictatorship we find that it has little in common with how it's used now -- its meaning has evolved. Dictatorship used to mean something like the absolute...
Forum: Learning 26th December 2014, 18:36
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By Xhar-Xhar Binks
If they are, would it matter?

If they are, would it matter?
Forum: Learning 24th December 2014, 12:52
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By PhoenixAsh
No. They do not. Exploitation occurs in the...

No. They do not.

Exploitation occurs in the production process (as has been argued above) and since proletarians per definition do not own the means of production they therefore do not exploit. ...
Forum: Theory 24th December 2014, 01:01
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By Pilantra
If I'm the president something went unbelievably...

If I'm the president something went unbelievably wrong.
Forum: Learning 19th December 2014, 10:49
Replies: 19
Views: 1,877
Posted By Blake's Baby
The Left Comm argument is Engels' argument....

The Left Comm argument is Engels' argument. 'Libertarian' and 'authoritarian' is a false dichotomy, as Engels demonstrates. Though the revolution will certainly be liberatory it will certainly not be...
Forum: Learning 19th December 2014, 00:59
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By Rudolf
Do electricians exploit hospitality workers when...

Do electricians exploit hospitality workers when they go on holiday? Would electricians suffer if hospitality workers made more money thus increasing the cost of rooms in hotels? Bit of a flippant...
Forum: Politics 17th December 2014, 13:39
Replies: 127
Views: 4,907
Posted By Xhar-Xhar Binks
Well, no. All of these things were done by...

Well, no.

All of these things were done by bourgeois government of e.g. Roosevelt, Mitterrand and so on. And they were done, explicitly, to save the bourgeoisie from their own stupidity. What...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 15th December 2014, 09:37
Replies: 303
Views: 8,406
Posted By Devrim
I don't see what is quite so funny. The idea that...

I don't see what is quite so funny. The idea that it is in the nature of nationalist organisations to become involved in nationalist violence, and random attacks on members of other ethnic/sectarian...
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