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Forum: Learning Yesterday, 20:57
Replies: 7
Views: 97
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
This isn't really a question that you can have a...

This isn't really a question that you can have a 'quick' answer for but, suffice to say, no-one would be denied anything they might need to live a dignified and satisfactory life. There's a lot more...
Forum: Literature & Films Yesterday, 20:39
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Yeah, that film is brilliant. Really interesting...

Yeah, that film is brilliant. Really interesting writing. Updated the list.
Forum: Discrimination Yesterday, 14:36
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Daily Mail Islamaphobia

A lot of people on this forum, particularly US comrades, seem to post articles from the Daily Mail, occasionally, without any real understanding of what type of people compose of the readership and...
Forum: Literature & Films Yesterday, 12:31
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
The Thing is probably my favourite film and I'm...

The Thing is probably my favourite film and I'm really glad you suggested it. List updated, 33 films so a third of the way there. :)
Forum: Literature & Films Yesterday, 02:51
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I feel your pain. I ended up going with Modern...

I feel your pain. I ended up going with Modern Times but there's like a million other films I wanted to suggest..... and I set out the layout of the thread, what was I thinking? D:
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 23:18
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Updated and with 22 films so far. Over a fifth of...

Updated and with 22 films so far. Over a fifth of the way. Some great films in there. :)
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 20:04
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I guess to be truly representative of RevLeft you...

I guess to be truly representative of RevLeft you need to including a little reformism. :P

@Per Levy: which would you chose? You only get to pick one film per user. :)
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 19:46
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Good shout. I'll probably do that for all of...

Good shout. I'll probably do that for all of them, just to avoid any confusion. :)
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 19:22
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Does everyone think I should put the films in...

Does everyone think I should put the films in their original language titles? For example Cidade de Deus as opposed to City of God.
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 19:04
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
A film I haven't seen before! I better find a...

A film I haven't seen before! I better find a copy before I croak.
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 18:57
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
You just get to pick one. I even underlined it in...

You just get to pick one. I even underlined it in the original post. :P
Forum: Literature & Films 9th July 2014, 18:35
Replies: 55
Views: 825
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
RevLeft's 100 Films to See Before You Die

The idea behind this thread is simple. You each get to pick one film that you'd add to a list of 100 that you'd want everyone to watch before they shuffle off the proverbial mortal coil (after...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 9th July 2014, 17:57
Replies: 29
Views: 691
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I think a good way to discuss socialism with the...

I think a good way to discuss socialism with the aim of getting people to agree with your point of view isn't to tell people how they should see the world but to ask them about their own lives, the...
Forum: Learning 9th July 2014, 12:11
Replies: 29
Views: 582
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Communists have had the most popularity when they...

Communists have had the most popularity when they integrated themselves within the struggles of the labour movement. Demystifying communism, making the struggle something real that offers genuine...
Forum: Politics 6th July 2014, 17:35
Replies: 61
Views: 1,526
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Part of human need is the need to be mentally...

Part of human need is the need to be mentally healthy and part of being mentally healthy is having the option of being able to participate in social activities that might require seemingly pointless...
Forum: Workers' Struggles 6th July 2014, 08:29
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
The Oakland dock strike during Occupy Wall Street...

The Oakland dock strike during Occupy Wall Street was an impromptu event in one location due to the large protest march that occurred that blockaded the main roads towards the docks. This is a...
Forum: Learning 4th July 2014, 18:02
Replies: 28
Views: 781
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Another of Marx's texts that essentially deals...

Another of Marx's texts that essentially deals with most of the content of Capital but in a shorter and slightly more simplified form is Value, Price and Profit...
Forum: Politics 4th July 2014, 17:46
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I don't really care about the whole...

I don't really care about the whole 'decentralised/centralised' rubbish that seems so arbitrary, simplified and devoid of context. Suffice to say, the only state I support would be one in the hands...
Forum: Politics 4th July 2014, 14:40
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I think conflating the recognition of the nation...

I think conflating the recognition of the nation state of Israel as the international ally of western capital in the Middle East with the discrimination of Jews is ridiculous.

.... then again, if...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 3rd July 2014, 14:50
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I just had a good conversation with one of the...

I just had a good conversation with one of the people I was talking about earlier in a difficult situation. Her son is addicted to drugs and she accommodates that by caring for him and on occasion...
Forum: Learning 3rd July 2014, 13:27
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Putting aside all the other shit where you...

Putting aside all the other shit where you basically ignore context in order to apply your liberal sensibilities to a civil war between the organs of the working class, the soviets, and the...
Forum: Learning 3rd July 2014, 12:04
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
I think there's also something to be said about a...

I think there's also something to be said about a rationally planned society ensuring that production creates far less waste. Recyclable packaging, organised composting, etc. Basically I could see...
Forum: Learning 3rd July 2014, 10:47
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Yeah, you basically just snipped two paragraphs...

Yeah, you basically just snipped two paragraphs out of a much larger pamphlet without providing any context. People should read The Immediate Tasks of the Soviet Government because it's very much an...
Forum: Learning 2nd July 2014, 15:50
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
Left Unity as an organisation is going through...

Left Unity as an organisation is going through some odd growing pains, with the people currently pretty much running it essentially a broad group of middle class liberals with some dedicated...
Forum: Workers' Struggles 1st July 2014, 02:40
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By GiantMonkeyMan
It'd be a daunting task to organise I'm sure and...

It'd be a daunting task to organise I'm sure and I have a friend working in a call centre currently struggling to organise for the very same reasons discussed above, namely the casualisation of the...
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