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Forum: Literature & Films 29th July 2014, 15:05
Replies: 115
Views: 2,852
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Added. You've already suggested two,...

Added.


You've already suggested two, haven't you. Under a different name maybe? :confused:
Forum: Politics 29th July 2014, 14:58
Replies: 35
Views: 650
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I had initially written that phrase considering...

I had initially written that phrase considering your quoting of Mises since the political conclusions that Mises draws is that the working class should put up and shut up as that's exactly how the...
Forum: Politics 29th July 2014, 14:20
Replies: 35
Views: 650
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I can't believe you edited your post to get rid...

I can't believe you edited your post to get rid of the quote by Mises. You should read Value, Price and Profit as opposed to Mises. There's a whole section on why workers should be fighting for...
Forum: Politics 29th July 2014, 13:29
Replies: 35
Views: 650
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Of course it isn't something that could just be...

Of course it isn't something that could just be implemented straight away but the struggle for higher wages has always been an arena workers fight within that improves their living conditions and,...
Forum: Politics 29th July 2014, 11:21
Replies: 35
Views: 650
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
It's part of judging what is achievable so we can...

It's part of judging what is achievable so we can fight for something that might genuinely improve the lives of a huge section of the working class, myself included since I'm on £6.31/hr, but also in...
Forum: Literature & Films 29th July 2014, 11:15
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Love is a Bourgeois Construct - Pet Shop Boys ...

Love is a Bourgeois Construct - Pet Shop Boys

"Love is a Bourgeois construct, so I've given up on the bourgeoisie!" - Brilliant.

April 26 1992 - Sublime

"April 26 1992
There was a riot in...
Forum: Learning 29th July 2014, 10:36
Replies: 15
Views: 250
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I might come in on this in more detail at some...

I might come in on this in more detail at some point but essentially the film industry is an industry like any other. It has division of labour, factory-like production processes, workers' struggles,...
Forum: Politics 29th July 2014, 10:26
Replies: 35
Views: 650
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Well it depends what you're looking for. As Idler...

Well it depends what you're looking for. As Idler said, the SPGB has a presence in London and so does the CPGB so if you're looking to discuss intricate theory those might be port's of call. If...
Forum: Literature & Films 28th July 2014, 19:05
Replies: 115
Views: 2,852
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Updated to 66, pretty much 2/3rds of the way...

Updated to 66, pretty much 2/3rds of the way there! :)
Forum: Politics 28th July 2014, 18:53
Replies: 65
Views: 1,662
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I might be rambling a little in this post but I...

I might be rambling a little in this post but I try and back it up with sources. I might just be insane for even thinking of posting in thread, to be honest, but it helped myself develop a more...
Forum: Literature & Films 27th July 2014, 08:27
Replies: 115
Views: 2,852
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Coolio. Added. :) edit: also, I added...

Coolio. Added. :)

edit: also, I added Bicycle Thieves (1948) because it's a brilliant and important film and no-one had yet recommended it. :P
Forum: Literature & Films 27th July 2014, 07:59
Replies: 115
Views: 2,852
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Which one? 1968 or 1990? I'm assuming the...

Which one? 1968 or 1990? I'm assuming the original but I wanted to check...


It get's a lot of credit as being a pioneering film utilising interesting filming techniques such as the aerial shots...
Forum: Learning 18th July 2014, 11:07
Replies: 84
Views: 1,523
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
That's not how dictatorships work and it's...

That's not how dictatorships work and it's bizarre that you even wrote this. Essentially what Blake's Baby is saying (although I don't want to put words into his mouth) is that a dictatorship is when...
Forum: Literature & Films 17th July 2014, 11:35
Replies: 115
Views: 2,852
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I was kinda just doing films but there's like a...

I was kinda just doing films but there's like a million great anime films. Akira, Princess Mononoko, etc... Updated to 46. Just four more and then I'll accept another film from each of you (so...
Forum: Theory 16th July 2014, 13:26
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
This is a separation of politics and economics...

This is a separation of politics and economics that just doesn't exist in real life.


'We' assume wrong. To quote Engels: "But, the transformation — either into joint-stock companies and trusts,...
Forum: Learning 16th July 2014, 03:17
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
My sister extended her work visa in Australia due...

My sister extended her work visa in Australia due to working three months in a certain industry (in her case fruit picking). Similarly, she could find a job in a certain industry (I don't know the...
Forum: Learning 15th July 2014, 11:22
Replies: 47
Views: 1,032
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I think the vast majority of individuals' choices...

I think the vast majority of individuals' choices in contemporary capitalist society are pretty much controlled not necessarily by 'the government', as you could possibly argue happened in the nation...
Forum: Learning 15th July 2014, 11:13
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
You've not got an argument. You're fabricating a...

You've not got an argument. You're fabricating a frankly ridiculous scenario where there's no societal support for children. The same support that would be provided for orphaned children would be...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 14th July 2014, 21:58
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Just to add to this... A film like 5 Broken...

Just to add to this... A film like 5 Broken Cameras (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Broken_Cameras) is a semi-popular/well known film regarding the struggles of Palestinians and when I screened it...
Forum: Learning 14th July 2014, 21:44
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Yeah sorry, that was more of a 'that's probably...

Yeah sorry, that was more of a 'that's probably the reason why 870 made her initial comment' sort of thing but I took far too long writing out a single sentence and you'd already responded again.
Forum: Learning 14th July 2014, 19:41
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
As I'm sure you already know, Marx and Engels...

As I'm sure you already know, Marx and Engels wrote a few prefaces for later editions saying that the Manifesto is important as a historical document but clearly a product of its time and in the time...
Forum: Sports & Health 14th July 2014, 11:12
Replies: 1,105
Views: 19,694
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I felt the two teams cancelled each other out but...

I felt the two teams cancelled each other out but not in a way that made the match boring. Mascherano and Boateng basically dominated in their respective defences and everyone wanted to take a chunk...
Forum: Literature & Films 14th July 2014, 00:22
Replies: 115
Views: 2,852
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Updated to 44. I think when we get half way,...

Updated to 44. I think when we get half way, people could get to suggest a second film if only to finish things up and get us the full hundred. :)
Forum: Learning 12th July 2014, 01:39
Replies: 36
Views: 814
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Marxists believe that the working class needs to...

Marxists believe that the working class needs to seize the apparatus of the state and use it to destroy counter-revolution and the columns that prop up capitalism. It is in the interests of the...
Forum: Literature & Films 11th July 2014, 12:44
Replies: 115
Views: 2,852
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Updated. 41 films so far.... didn't realise this...

Updated. 41 films so far.... didn't realise this would take so long. D:
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