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Forum: Politics 24th October 2014, 09:42
Replies: 184
Views: 8,455
Posted By Devrim
All left communists take the same position as I...

All left communists take the same position as I do on this that the PKK is a nationalist gang, and that there should be no support for any nationalist gang. You may know people who might have been...
Forum: Politics 24th October 2014, 09:36
Replies: 184
Views: 8,455
Posted By Devrim
So what you seem to be saying here is despite...

So what you seem to be saying here is despite understanding that all factions in the region are imperialist or proxies of the imperialists, and acknowledging that all factions serve the bourgeoisie,...
Forum: Discrimination 23rd October 2014, 18:42
Replies: 203
Views: 3,460
Posted By Devrim
It is generally called linguistic relativity, but...

It is generally called linguistic relativity, but is also known as either Whorfianism, or the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis. The Wiki page about it can be found here...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 4th October 2014, 21:04
Replies: 52
Views: 1,782
Posted By Devrim
He said that Turkey has had more female heads of...

He said that Turkey has had more female heads of state than America. He was obviously referring to prime minister Tansu Çiller. However, in the Turkish political system the prime minister is not the...
Forum: Discrimination 24th September 2014, 16:44
Replies: 114
Views: 4,363
Posted By Rafiq
No, the problem isn't recognizing that...

No, the problem isn't recognizing that "privilege" exists. It has existed since the dawn of class society. It is the fundamental implications drawn from this that are alien to any class based...
Forum: Learning 6th September 2014, 07:56
Replies: 226
Views: 9,535
Posted By Devrim
As I write this I can hear the celebrations going...

As I write this I can hear the celebrations going on outside to celebrate 'victory day', an orgy of nationalist celebrations celebrating the Greeks being pushed into the sea and the ethnic cleansing...
Forum: Music 3rd September 2014, 11:08
Replies: 40
Views: 3,301
Posted By Bulletformyreagan
Surprised no one has mentioned them, but if...

Surprised no one has mentioned them, but if you're into punk/hardcore, Manliftingbanner are explicitly Marxist and they have an awesome discography. IMO, they're a bit more erm 'authentic' ;) than...
Forum: Learning 31st August 2014, 10:24
Replies: 226
Views: 9,535
Posted By 870
No, I'm sorry, Devrim, it's back to steppe-riding...

No, I'm sorry, Devrim, it's back to steppe-riding for both of us. We wouldn't, after all, want to appropriate the culture of the Romans and Persians, particularly since we don't care about the deeper...
Forum: Learning 31st August 2014, 10:18
Replies: 226
Views: 9,535
Posted By Devrim
But are even the 'original' forms pure? Is it a...

But are even the 'original' forms pure? Is it a Turkish or an Arab thing? Either the Turks with their 'Oryantal Dans', or the Arabs with their 'Raqs Sharqi' (which both actually mean the same thing...
Forum: Learning 31st August 2014, 07:00
Replies: 226
Views: 9,535
Posted By Devrim
What on earth is the 'white left'? ...

What on earth is the 'white left'?

Personally, I think stuff like this should be mocked because it's absurd. I have never heard anything like this in the Middle East. I presume that people living...
Forum: Politics 18th August 2014, 13:35
Replies: 55
Views: 3,521
Posted By Devrim
It's a pretty good example of the reactionary...

It's a pretty good example of the reactionary nature of anti-fascism.

Devrim
Forum: Politics 18th August 2014, 05:19
Replies: 55
Views: 3,521
Posted By Devrim
Nationalist gangs armed by the Western powers...

Nationalist gangs armed by the Western powers have somehow turned into leftists wet dreams. It's quite depressing.

Devrim
Forum: Ongoing Struggles 4th July 2014, 19:11
Replies: 40
Views: 2,861
Posted By Devrim
This is one of the worst ideas I have ever seen...

This is one of the worst ideas I have ever seen proposed on Revleft. I agree with Luis. Those in Western countries should campaign against the military involvement of their own countries in the...
Forum: Ongoing Struggles 23rd June 2014, 10:55
Replies: 40
Views: 2,861
Posted By Hrafn
What the actual fuck

What the actual fuck
Forum: Politics 15th June 2014, 23:58
Replies: 299
Poll: tendency?
Views: 6,938
Posted By TC
In the world most people who identify as...

In the world most people who identify as communists subscribe to 'Socialism with Chinese Characteristics'. Numbers of adherents do not represent a proxy for truth - if it did then Christianity would...
Forum: Politics 9th June 2014, 10:47
Replies: 184
Views: 3,732
Posted By Devrim
I think that the first thing to point out is that...

I think that the first thing to point out is that this is a totally abstract and hypothetical example. The working class in America is not in a position where this is remotely possible. If this is...
Forum: Politics 8th June 2014, 22:47
Replies: 184
Views: 3,732
Posted By Devrim
Yes, I think that there is such a thing as...

Yes, I think that there is such a thing as workers' solidarity, but I see very little of it in the case of Palestine. What I see is the left showing solidarity with various nationalist groups.

I...
Forum: Learning 25th May 2014, 03:07
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Remus Bleys
Bordiga is very important to understanding many...

Bordiga is very important to understanding many of the ultra left currents - he can even be genetically traced to the primitivists. This was basically because of the fact that bordiga developed a...
Forum: Learning 25th May 2014, 01:10
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Os Cangaceiros
He thought that Lenin wasn't nearly Lenin-y...

He thought that Lenin wasn't nearly Lenin-y enough.
Forum: Politics 6th May 2014, 22:46
Replies: 112
Views: 5,258
Posted By LinksRadikal
The fact that historical anti-semite forces have...

The fact that historical anti-semite forces have used the distinction between productive and financial, parasitic capital doesn't and cannot show that the distinction is inherently anti-semitic.
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Forum: Practice & Propaganda 31st March 2014, 20:15
Replies: 70
Views: 3,338
Posted By Devrim
I think that you have misunderstood left...

I think that you have misunderstood left communist politics. Left communists always argue that workers have to fight against their own states and against their imperialist actions, so of course they...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 23rd February 2014, 08:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,514
Posted By Devrim
or to be more exact don't think that any form of...

or to be more exact don't think that any form of nationalism is progressive.

Devrim
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 23rd February 2014, 02:50
Replies: 23
Views: 1,514
Posted By Anti-Traditional
As it happens I'm Irish. I have immediate family...

As it happens I'm Irish. I have immediate family members who were very actively involved in solidarity movements for the hunger strikers in the 80's. You are the best friend of the Irish Capitalists....
Forum: Ongoing Struggles 11th February 2014, 08:24
Replies: 459
Views: 26,299
Posted By Blake's Baby
No it isn't. Both are enemies of the working...

No it isn't. Both are enemies of the working class. You may as well claim it makes sense to side with the fascists on the grounds that the government is the enemy of the working class. Whichever side...
Forum: Learning 7th February 2014, 23:41
Replies: 43
Views: 1,925
Posted By Remus Bleys
Theres never been a leninist or trotskyist or...

Theres never been a leninist or trotskyist or anarchist or social-democrat or stalinist revolution either, geiseric. Ideologies do not make revolution, the class does. Please take your idealism and...
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