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Forum: Learning Yesterday, 10:49
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By Blake's Baby
The Left Comm argument is Engels' argument....

The Left Comm argument is Engels' argument. 'Libertarian' and 'authoritarian' is a false dichotomy, as Engels demonstrates. Though the revolution will certainly be liberatory it will certainly not be...
Forum: Learning Yesterday, 00:59
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Rudolf
Do electricians exploit hospitality workers when...

Do electricians exploit hospitality workers when they go on holiday? Would electricians suffer if hospitality workers made more money thus increasing the cost of rooms in hotels? Bit of a flippant...
Forum: Politics 17th December 2014, 13:39
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By 870
Well, no. All of these things were done by...

Well, no.

All of these things were done by bourgeois government of e.g. Roosevelt, Mitterrand and so on. And they were done, explicitly, to save the bourgeoisie from their own stupidity. What...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 15th December 2014, 09:37
Replies: 283
Views: 5,156
Posted By Devrim
I don't see what is quite so funny. The idea that...

I don't see what is quite so funny. The idea that it is in the nature of nationalist organisations to become involved in nationalist violence, and random attacks on members of other ethnic/sectarian...
Forum: Theory 15th December 2014, 09:00
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Fascism is preoccupied with national decline and...

Fascism is preoccupied with national decline and humiliation, which is exactly what many Russians felt after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The answer to fascism is restore the nation by staging a...
Forum: Learning 12th December 2014, 09:46
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By Blake's Baby
We can only have more things if fewer people...

We can only have more things if fewer people work? That makes no sense. If 5% of people working + super-automation = free access society, then why not 100% of people working + current automation =...
Forum: Politics 26th November 2014, 12:25
Replies: 87
Views: 3,069
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Once again. North Korea has private...

Once again.

North Korea has private producers. "Private" does not mean 'private' in the judicial sense -- in Marxism we use 'individual' for this type of ownership. The labourers are separated...
Forum: Learning 23rd November 2014, 21:55
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By Blake's Baby
There is another question that is equally...

There is another question that is equally important - who would be a doctor? It's really hard to do and takes loads of training. Wouldn't everybody just want to be a binman instead, as you don't need...
Forum: Politics 21st November 2014, 05:48
Replies: 87
Views: 3,069
Posted By Palmares
http://ct.fra.bz/ol/fz/sw/i56/2/12/3/frabz-Leave-N...

http://ct.fra.bz/ol/fz/sw/i56/2/12/3/frabz-Leave-North-korea-alone-05874d.jpg
Forum: Politics 20th November 2014, 20:22
Replies: 87
Views: 3,069
Posted By G4b3n
Korea is one what? Shitty place for workers?

Korea is one what? Shitty place for workers?
Forum: Politics 18th November 2014, 15:49
Replies: 76
Views: 3,617
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Why be disappointed when this fits perfectly in...

Why be disappointed when this fits perfectly in the modus operandi of this organisation? I'm not disappointed when Hamas would do such a thing, and neither should anyone be disappointed when the PFLP...
Forum: Learning 15th November 2014, 09:38
Replies: 52
Views: 1,795
Posted By Blake's Baby
Not the first time I've been called a Trotskyist....

Not the first time I've been called a Trotskyist.

I still find it a little wounding though.
Forum: Learning 14th November 2014, 08:21
Replies: 52
Views: 1,795
Posted By Blake's Baby
And this is why a lot of Left Communists call you...

And this is why a lot of Left Communists call you 'national' socialists the left wing of capital.

It's simple. Are you for the unification of the working class across lines of ethnicity? Or are...
Forum: Discrimination 13th November 2014, 10:35
Replies: 80
Views: 2,525
Posted By Devrim
I think identity should be abolished. Devrim

I think identity should be abolished.

Devrim
Forum: Learning 11th November 2014, 10:34
Replies: 26
Views: 766
Posted By 870
Um, yes, those socialists like Kita who started...

Um, yes, those socialists like Kita who started supporting Japanese militarism did change their beliefs, quite radically so. Nothing unusual about that - Kita was simply the Japanese Mussolini who...
Forum: Learning 11th November 2014, 00:54
Replies: 52
Views: 1,795
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I'd say it is highly likely you have more in...

I'd say it is highly likely you have more in common with your boss in comparison to a worker from Thailand -- culturally. We should stress that workers the world over have the same class interests,...
Forum: Learning 10th November 2014, 22:01
Replies: 26
Views: 766
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Quite a lot. Robert Michels anarchist >...

Quite a lot.

Robert Michels anarchist > fascist.
This wasn't all too uncommon neither. Anarchism, revolutionary syndicalism, national syndicalism, fascist corporatism. It has a common opposition...
Forum: Learning 4th November 2014, 08:54
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Blake's Baby
All hail dynastic communism! Let us bow down to...

All hail dynastic communism! Let us bow down to the twin pillars of the proletariat, who support our glorious future-revolutions, the Kims and the Castros! We will know the true socialist society...
Forum: Learning 3rd November 2014, 06:52
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By rednoise
Fuck "heroes".

Fuck "heroes".
Forum: Learning 1st November 2014, 18:52
Replies: 56
Views: 2,394
Posted By Blake's Baby
Because a lot of what passes for feminism is a...

Because a lot of what passes for feminism is a caricature of what feminism is or needs to be, when it isn't liberal identity politics or biological essentialism. Even people who I have some time for,...
Forum: Ongoing Struggles 31st October 2014, 13:22
Replies: 0
Views: 1,184
Posted By Devrim
The bloodbath in Syria: Class war or ethnic war?

The Communist Workers' Organisation discusses the current situation in the struggle between the PKK and the Da'esh over the city of Kobanê in Syrian Kurdistan:
...
Forum: Politics 24th October 2014, 10:42
Replies: 185
Views: 9,626
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, 10:36
Replies: 185
Views: 9,626
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, 19:42
Replies: 203
Views: 4,380
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, 22:04
Replies: 52
Views: 2,162
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...
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