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Forum: Politics 18th October 2014, 10:31
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By 870
Let's be honest here: this is nowhere near the...

Let's be honest here: this is nowhere near the scale of the original poll tax campaign by Militant. And yet, what did that accomplish? At best it helped repeal an unpopular tax. But unlike a good...
Forum: Politics 17th October 2014, 21:03
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Skinz
I imagine it's more a case of "let the...

I imagine it's more a case of "let the disillusionment begin!"

What does the Anti-Austerity Alliance hope to achieve (I guess "roll back austerity", but best to be sure) and more importantly, how...
Forum: Learning 11th October 2014, 23:44
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By Old Bull Lee
Stunning insight robbo, such a compelling...

Stunning insight robbo, such a compelling contribution to the discussion. Yeah its the Trots that are vain and unrealistic, not the folks of the WSM who keep plugging away in their attempts to...
Forum: Learning 11th October 2014, 22:54
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By robbo203
In other words, Trots are about advocating...

In other words, Trots are about advocating unrealistic reformist demands in the vain hope that this will somehow act as a bridge to workers embracing the maximum programme :rolleyes:
Forum: Learning 11th October 2014, 21:07
Replies: 156
Views: 2,918
Posted By Tim Cornelis
The name is Taean Work System. This system is...

The name is Taean Work System. This system is slightly different from what is ordinarily meant by workplace democracy. It is more like representative democracy in the workplace supplemented by...
Forum: Learning 11th October 2014, 20:36
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By Tim Cornelis
This is related to minimum demands, transitional...

This is related to minimum demands, transitional demands, and maximum demands.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transitional_Program
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transitional_demand
Forum: Learning 11th October 2014, 16:57
Replies: 156
Views: 2,918
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Your favourite country is a bizarre absolutist...

Your favourite country is a bizarre absolutist hereditary ethnic nationalist despotic state that regulates your clothes and hair, subjects women to forced abortions, has its economy in shambles, is...
Forum: Learning 11th October 2014, 16:26
Replies: 156
Views: 2,918
I'm with Q on this Unruhe character. The...

I'm with Q on this Unruhe character.

The fellow professes a certain tendency, but the kid doesn't actually apply any genuine methodology to world problems. What Tim called a tankie I might call a...
Forum: Learning 11th October 2014, 08:56
Replies: 156
Views: 2,918
Posted By Tim Cornelis
This is what is called a Tankie. Someone who...

This is what is called a Tankie. Someone who takes the concept of Stalinism and strips it of all Marxist pretence by extension of being ignorant of Marxism. So where normally Stalinists deny and...
Forum: Learning 10th October 2014, 18:34
Replies: 156
Views: 2,918
Posted By Rafiq
The probable necessity of a strong centralized...

The probable necessity of a strong centralized government in a hypothetical future society is likely and necessary only as a transnational force - which is why I find your position concerning, as...
Forum: Learning 10th October 2014, 00:44
Replies: 156
Views: 2,918
But dat trolling tho

But dat trolling tho
Forum: Politics 9th October 2014, 23:30
Replies: 118
Views: 2,488
Posted By Sasha
A. Your the most whiny user I have seen here (and...

A. Your the most whiny user I have seen here (and that says something)

B. You fail to understand that people like me don't think your a fellow leftist, a comrade, who we just happen to disagree...
Forum: Learning 7th October 2014, 23:34
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By RedWorker
This may not directly answer the question but I...

This may not directly answer the question but I think it is something to keep in mind for the discussion:
Forum: Learning 6th October 2014, 20:31
Replies: 22
Views: 526
Posted By The Idler
What a good question. If you like Mieville you...

What a good question. If you like Mieville you may like Kim Stanley Robinson a science fiction writer whose Mars Trilogy came out in the 1990s. You might also like Antonio Negri whose work was...
Forum: Introductions 6th October 2014, 20:10
Replies: 7
Views: 320
To Q, It is true that this forum is the...

To Q,

It is true that this forum is the place for different views to have it out, and that's a good thing. My understanding was that the introductions forum was not the part of the forum best...
Forum: Introductions 2nd October 2014, 15:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,136
Posted By Magˇn
Oh boy, where to even begin? I've been on such an...

Oh boy, where to even begin? I've been on such an adventure, an odyssey really, one for the history books! But not really, I finished Uni awhile back, and have pretty much just been working. Went on...
Forum: Introductions 2nd October 2014, 14:52
Replies: 6
Views: 1,136
Posted By The Jay
Hello. I'm the Jay. You're not new so I can't...

Hello. I'm the Jay. You're not new so I can't corrupt you with my macabre influence. Since Q didn't say it, you can ask Q any questions that you have. His fashion advice is the key to my financial...
Forum: Learning 2nd October 2014, 09:15
Replies: 27
Views: 685
Posted By Tim Cornelis
This is false. By expressing it in material terms...

This is false. By expressing it in material terms you make them incomparable. With option A we save 10 tonnes of steel, with option B we save 150 litres of oil. How do we know what's better? In...
Forum: Introductions 30th September 2014, 09:47
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Sasha
probably a link the board software didnt allow...

probably a link the board software didnt allow the bot to post..
Forum: Learning 26th September 2014, 12:43
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Tim Cornelis
More or less. I'd just add a fourth phase. I just...

More or less. I'd just add a fourth phase. I just did a presentation about the development of social-democracy about Andrew Haywood's historic narrative in 'Political Ideologies'.

First phase...
Forum: Learning 20th September 2014, 00:26
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Kingfish
Q nailed it, however I will say that they have...

Q nailed it, however I will say that they have one of the best variants of the hammer and sickle which unfortunately seems to be the most communist thing about them.


...
Forum: Politics 19th September 2014, 08:42
Replies: 50
Views: 2,656
Posted By Red Son
Expected this kind of margin; the benefits were...

Expected this kind of margin; the benefits were not clear beyond some sense of national pride, sticking it the the Tories and Alex Salmond's desire to be a head of state, I thought it would be more...
Forum: Introductions 17th September 2014, 18:53
Replies: 23
Views: 3,750
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Feminist separatism is thus analogous to...

Feminist separatism is thus analogous to workerism, and should therefore be dismissed on the same basis.
Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 09:11
Replies: 20
Views: 831
Posted By The Idler
Ite is regarded as completely unthinking support...

Ite is regarded as completely unthinking support like a pop music group fan. Ist isn't as bad but is still less than critical in my opinion. So I'm not a Marxite, and it would probably better to say...
Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 08:26
Replies: 20
Views: 831
Posted By Sentinel
I've been wondering about this sometimes as well....

I've been wondering about this sometimes as well. It's a mystery for me, nonetheless I remember being annoyed about the -ite ending being applied to myself..

I think RedAnarchist might be onto...
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