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Forum: Practice & Propaganda 31st March 2014, 20:15
Replies: 70
Views: 2,858
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: 1,343
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: 1,343
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: 23,989
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: 1,673
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...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 6th February 2014, 10:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,614
Posted By Devrim
The organisational and political roots of this...

The organisational and political roots of this current are actually in Marxism-Leninism and certainly not in either left communism or anarchism. Support for capitalist states is completely alien to...
Forum: Literature & Films 3rd February 2014, 18:33
Replies: 151
Views: 5,121
Posted By Devrim
Yes, you were completely wrong in that thread,...

Yes, you were completely wrong in that thread, and you compound it now. You obviously have no idea whatsoever what you are talking about. As I said previously, there is nothing wrong with not knowing...
Forum: Learning 26th January 2014, 09:22
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Someone can correct me if I'm wrong but for...

Someone can correct me if I'm wrong but for Bordiga socialism was not an issue of management, but of deconstructing the law of value, and so insistence on democratic or workers' control were...
Forum: Learning 26th January 2014, 08:54
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Devrim
Please tell me which book you read that in. This...

Please tell me which book you read that in. This is something that you have completely made up. You do this all the time and I really don't understand why you do it. It isn't just that it is not...
Forum: Politics 20th January 2014, 01:31
Replies: 231
Views: 6,308
Posted By Rae Spiegel
What makes property private is not whether a...

What makes property private is not whether a private individual person "owns" it, but the fact that the "property" (and I mean this as a whole, encompassing the relations of production itself) is...
Forum: Politics 19th January 2014, 18:18
Replies: 231
Views: 6,308
Posted By LinksRadikal
Point out what exactly seems to be the problem. ...

Point out what exactly seems to be the problem.


No.

The reason for this misinterpretation might be your obsession with advocating stuff. I didn't write anything of the sort, in fact what I...
Forum: Discrimination 11th January 2014, 12:26
Replies: 92
Views: 4,413
Posted By ed miliband
obviously it's stupid. the survey isn't the point...

obviously it's stupid. the survey isn't the point of the thread though, it's tangential - i could have linked to any number of stories i have seen elicit the same / similar responses, this just...
Forum: Politics 10th January 2014, 12:40
Replies: 96
Views: 3,520
Posted By Devrim
The Kurds were allowed to take over the areas...

The Kurds were allowed to take over the areas that they have by the Syrian government, thus allowing the Syrian army to deploy its forces to fight the rebels. I don't think that they are that opposed...
Forum: Learning 6th January 2014, 13:37
Replies: 55
Views: 1,790
Posted By Ember Catching
That class rule in general doesn't necessarily...

That class rule in general doesn't necessarily exclude democracy is unquestionable ó this fact is the basis for Camatte's comments in the passage quoted above, which is paraphrased as: the extent to...
Forum: Ongoing Struggles 29th December 2013, 06:28
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By Devrim
I don't think that it helps in anyway at all. I...

I don't think that it helps in anyway at all. I think that it leads to a complete lack of understanding a fetishisation of violence for its own sake. There is no attempt to understand what a...
Forum: Politics 26th December 2013, 09:47
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I don't regard Leninism as contrary to Marxism....

I don't regard Leninism as contrary to Marxism. Marxism likewise holds that the means of production will be nationalised by a workers' state. Leninism does not differentiate from this. I would say...
Forum: Learning 17th December 2013, 22:23
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Remus Bleys
The proletariats have nothing and the bourgeois...

The proletariats have nothing and the bourgeois own the means of production. So, yeah, nope you are wrong.

look at china or any other nation. I mean, i wonder how many people in first worlds still...
Forum: Politics 17th December 2013, 21:46
Replies: 99
Views: 3,777
Posted By Remus Bleys
Great. They have left propaganda and they are...

Great.
They have left propaganda and they are popular so let's support them.
Forum: Politics 17th December 2013, 17:55
Replies: 99
Views: 3,777
Posted By Leo
I have to say that I'm quite happy to see such a...

I have to say that I'm quite happy to see such a shamelessly open reformist openly state that the alternative to his politics is ours.
Forum: Politics 17th December 2013, 12:36
Replies: 99
Views: 3,777
Posted By LinksRadikal
Oh that's a cute assumption. Bashing my own kind...

Oh that's a cute assumption. Bashing my own kind - and what kind would that be? The decisive reformists that want to prove they can govern a society based on capital? That's rather strange since last...
Forum: Learning 16th December 2013, 00:21
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By Remus Bleys
A sincere Question for Trotskyists

Why all the "Reforge the Fourth"? What exactly does that mean? Wouldn't it be simply the fifth international, but under a new name?
Why not call for a fifth international instead?
Forum: Politics 15th December 2013, 20:17
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Devrim
I think that you are right. The prevelence of...

I think that you are right. The prevelence of nationalism on the Turkish left is a reflection of the nationalism of society as a whole.

By the way, Turkey is the 'motherland', not 'fatherland'. ...
Forum: Politics 15th December 2013, 20:04
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Turkey is a very nationalist society -- I don't...

Turkey is a very nationalist society -- I don't think there's (m)any political culture(s) more nationalist than Turkey's -- I suppose this rubs off on the self-proclaimed "communists." @Aang. Such...
Forum: History 15th December 2013, 09:36
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By Tim Cornelis
As opposed to the impressive 18 years of...

As opposed to the impressive 18 years of "socialism" in China (1958-1976) until one guy came along and changed an entire mode of production because he had some different ideas. A totally durable...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 15th December 2013, 04:35
Replies: 78
Views: 2,691
Posted By Remus Bleys
this may be the ugliest thing i have ever seen.

this may be the ugliest thing i have ever seen.
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