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Forum: Learning 24th April 2015, 10:52
Replies: 14
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Posted By Sasha
calling the SP maoist is a bit weird though, even...

calling the SP maoist is a bit weird though, even calling them ex-maoist is a stretch, they are a split of a split of a maoist cult but besides maybe 2 or 3 founding members no'one in the party has...
Forum: Websites 21st April 2015, 17:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By Pilantra
More (shocking) news at 10!

More (shocking) news at 10!
Forum: Learning 19th April 2015, 09:57
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Not really, it's outdated. Nationalisation of...

Not really, it's outdated. Nationalisation of multinational corporations means breaking up concentrated capital, and is a step back from the global socialisation of labour. Capital transcends...
Forum: Learning 17th April 2015, 19:08
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By #FF0000
No one tell OP that people who used to shovel...

No one tell OP that people who used to shovel coal into furnaces, a job less "skilled" even than fast food" got 13 an hour though. His little heart couldn't take it.
Forum: Learning 17th April 2015, 19:04
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By #FF0000
You know that a raise in the minimum wage would...

You know that a raise in the minimum wage would raise the wage floor, putting upward pressure on wages in general, making it easier (and more likely for people on the 15 an hour level already) to get...
Forum: Learning 17th April 2015, 18:58
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Have YOU ever worked a ten hour day in a hot...

Have YOU ever worked a ten hour day in a hot kitchen, working a fryer or a griddle?

Because I have, and lemme tell you, it is VERY intense labor. Oh sure, it may not be quite as complicated as...
Forum: Learning 17th April 2015, 18:57
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By Rafiq
All this demonstrates is the fact that dental...

All this demonstrates is the fact that dental assistants would be paid more inevitably - because the labor market would decrease for them. To add, most dental assistants, like interns, aspire to move...
Forum: Learning 17th April 2015, 18:53
Replies: 23
Views: 840
I think, for one, you're directing your...

I think, for one, you're directing your frustrations in the wrong direction. Why should a person need to accumulate debt to acquire socially useful skills? Education ought to be free - not reserved...
Forum: Introductions 16th April 2015, 15:01
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By Poor Taste
Oh, it is attributed it to Engels directly; I...

Oh, it is attributed it to Engels directly; I just can't find the translation with that exact phrasing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Withering_away_of_the_state#Origin_of_the_phrase
Forum: Introductions 16th April 2015, 01:30
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By Poor Taste
As far as "the state withers away," Lenin did use...

As far as "the state withers away," Lenin did use that phrase, but he was indeed quoting Engels in Anti-Duhring. The text I found on marxists.org uses the phrase "dies out," not "withers away," but...
Forum: Introductions 14th April 2015, 12:18
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By Cumulus
Whenever I try to apply a label, I see something...

Whenever I try to apply a label, I see something that contradicts my beliefs, so let's just go with "Cumulism". ;)

I believe in a dictatorship of the proletariat that comes to power - if not...
Forum: Learning 13th April 2015, 01:42
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By Die Neue Zeit
Most likely yes. The closer the economy of...

Most likely yes.

The closer the economy of worker-class rule (DOTP) is to "state-capitalist monopoly made to benefit the whole people" (Lenin), in which "circulation money will be found...
Forum: Introductions 11th April 2015, 05:11
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By DonQuixote
Hello again! To answer your questions the...

Hello again!
To answer your questions the fairest way seems to be in the order they were given. Nepal, in my experience, was a truly lovely place, it is stunning, I find that words decline to do...
Forum: Politics 10th April 2015, 19:25
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Sasha
Leaked ISO internal bulletins (TW rape cover up etc)

note; a while ago a new member tried to post a file dump of unredacted leaked internal ISO bulletins, after serious discussion within the BA team we have decided to post instead the below article...
Forum: Introductions 8th April 2015, 05:17
Replies: 33
Views: 1,982
Posted By Rafiq
Why do you even make pretenses to engaging in a...

Why do you even make pretenses to engaging in a debate with me when you clearly don't know what you're talking about? I mean, what's the point of acting like you do? The fact of the matter is that...
Forum: Introductions 8th April 2015, 03:22
Replies: 33
Views: 1,982
Posted By Rafiq
Grow the fuck up. What makes you think "no"...

Grow the fuck up. What makes you think "no" without further qualification passes off as a response? As though it's a given... Try again. You disagree, we get it. Or are you somehow conquering my...
Forum: Theory 8th April 2015, 02:33
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By Die Neue Zeit
How so? :confused: The first-order...

How so? :confused:



The first-order reasoning is similar to less economistic arguments for reducing the working day to 10 hours and then to 8 hours, and then the working week from 40 hours to...
Forum: Introductions 7th April 2015, 23:12
Replies: 33
Views: 1,982
Posted By Rafiq
"Left wing" nationalism in the globalised 21st...

"Left wing" nationalism in the globalised 21st century is inherently reactionary. There is simply no debate here: the very expression of nationalism today is a political position one could even call...
Forum: Introductions 6th April 2015, 03:19
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By oneday
I had a great experience overall. Most of my life...

I had a great experience overall. Most of my life I have lived a very socially isolated existence without many friends or relationships, but there I had many close friends.

I don’t have very good...
Forum: Theory 4th April 2015, 23:10
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By Die Neue Zeit
Threshold or genuinely transitional ways to reducing aggregate, social labour-time?

An old Heteconomist blog:

Approaches to the Reduction of Aggregate Labor Time (http://heteconomist.com/approaches-to-the-reduction-of-aggregate-labor-time)



The blog apparently presented...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 4th April 2015, 22:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
Posted By Die Neue Zeit
Comrade, I think we haven't seen a capitalist...

Comrade, I think we haven't seen a capitalist breakthrough in vertical food production, other than in warehouses, for the same reason we don't see construction of lots of skyscrapers these days, let...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 3rd April 2015, 05:22
Replies: 37
Views: 2,282
Since credits would be given on a one-per-hour...

Since credits would be given on a one-per-hour basis, it'd be quite a sight to see someone work 24 hours a day. I'd figure anyone who saw that would raise red flags.

And, no, labor vouchers...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 30th March 2015, 13:59
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Rafiq
Space exploration is impossible within the...

Space exploration is impossible within the framework of capitalism. Neil Degrasse Tyson even admitted that the private sector will NEVER spearhead space exploration, merely as a result of the...
Forum: Introductions 28th March 2015, 14:48
Replies: 33
Views: 1,982
Posted By Left Voice
Can you expand on what you mean by 'pan-Celtic'?...

Can you expand on what you mean by 'pan-Celtic'? I'm not sure how the idea of communism specifically focusing on Ireland, Wales, Gaelic Scotland, Brittany, Manx etc. could lend itself to...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 27th March 2015, 21:25
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By Leo
Below is our text on why we left the ICC: ...

Below is our text on why we left the ICC:

http://palebluejadal.tumblr.com/post/114780772253/on-our-departure-from-the-international-communist
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