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 No.987317[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

What is the reason for Singapore's post-colonial success with their capitalist model combined with a lot of government intervention? What differentiates Singapore from other capitalist countries and if Singapore's model is superior, why isn't it adopted by other countries, such as the capitalist ones that praise it?
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nice bait


>is the entire internet now either communist or /pol/right/naziturd or woke transhumanist liberal?
yes sir, welcome to polarization


>yes sir, welcome to polarization
i weep, anon


wipes away tear
it's for the best, anon


>Singapore should just be absorbed into a bigger (socialist) country.
why are some posters in this board pro-annexation? NOt only in this thread but also here >>1016650

 No.1024595[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Since this community is primarily composed of westerners, discussions of religion and spirituality often concentrates on christianity, while buddhism is often ignored. However, buddhism has a lot of relevance in the history of communism in Asia, and even today the Dalai Lama still openly calls himself a marxist.

However, what really interests me is whether buddhist practice makes people less or more revolutionary. Speaking from experience, buddhist practice made my life much more peaceful, instead of being angry at the system, I let go and accept the reality. By accepting it I don't mean that I support it, but that I simply understand that this is the way things are and that me being angry won't change anything, or will it?

Also, I think buddhism has the potential of making people more leftist. For example:
> The emphasis on thinking about interdependence along with meditation practice, which makes your preconceived notions fade away, opens people to realise the truth about capitalism
> the eightfold path includes right livelihood, which forces people to think whether the way they make money is exploitative of others or not
> The main driver behind capitalism, greed, is the first of the three poisons, one of the Buddhas teachings

ITT: Buddhism and socialism
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Pacifism is certainly a spook. I think it's mostly connected to their metaphysics. Samsara, rebirth, Boddhisattvas. Cut it off and they will lose pacifism. Just give them Stirner and Nietzsche to read, that should help. What I noticed is that Buddhists change their minds after reading Stirner and Nietzsche which suggests to me that they cannot refute the presented counter-arguments which is an interesting observation.


Then again, some Stirnerites like Emile Armand were pacifists so it's rather complicated.


I think anticommunist clergy being killed is funny. Don't you?


not mutually exclusive
blood thirsty larpers face the wall


Grow a spine, buddhist idiot. When you're dealing with anticommunists, as all clergy are, you have to be harsh.
As I said, Bolsheviks killed buddhists like Ungern Sternberg for good reason. Religion has nothing to offer the proletariat.


Social media is the best tool for spreading communist propoganda there has ever been, and people on here aren't even using it! Every single person on this website should be posting on multiple different social medias like Instagram, Tick Tock and Facebook. It doesn't have to be well thought out content, but spreading an alternative narrative or making a dedicated agitprop account will do so much. We can't give out newspapers like its the 1920s because nobody reads those anymore except people who are already communist, we need to be using 21st century propoganda techniques, and I know many people already are, but the real strengh lies in how every single person can involve themselves in it. You have absolutely no excuse to not make yourself an Instagram propoganda account and start sharing USSR redpills for example, or spreading awareness of police brutality. On top of this is the amazing ease of organising through these websites, though of course anything serious should be done on private channels. The people are already in a revolutionary mood, this is our chance as long as we properly use the tools we have.
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I mean, imageboards are less unhealthy for you than social media.


anybody got normiecore instagram and facebook pages to share as an example?


how do you measure mental unhealthiness


do people from other websites regularly gun down civilians because some fed told him to do so? Outside of maybe facebook?


>We should be driving people off the internet and into the streets first and foremost and guiding people to alternatives (like leftypol, leftychan, lemmyGrad, etc etc) Free and open source and decentralized alternatives that don't use algorithm to manipulate peoples opinions.
this is the shittiest advice ever, what a great way to make nobody listen to you


>high minimum wage

>strong social programs
>used to have strong unions
>gentle police
>doesnt believe in punishment
>low crime
>low poverty
>low unemployment
>highest on the happiness index
>hot nordic women
>fascists get beaten in the streets and their homes burned

I literally would stop being a commie if I lived in a place like this. Life seems so chill and comfy.
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How else did you think the social system is paid? By non-whites?


>ignores me


Kind of hot womane


I think both kinds of women (germanic and slav) are equally beautiful.


It's paid for by efficient management of national oil reserves, the program was actually founded by an Iraqi, so literally, yes. You racist ignorant son of a bastard


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 No.1019012[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

How is this shit acceptable broos…i can't live like this anymore. I hope property crashes mi'e 2008 and rentoids get what's coming.
Any horror rent/landlord related horror stories you're willing to share.
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Is this Sartre's hell is other people wielded by capitalism to increase demand for housing and ease movement of labour?


i'm on my 10th year squatting, so… if it does not satisfy your ego simply stop paying rent


because property tax is to create demand for the federal currency among rural people who would have no reason to use it if it weren't for property tax. they could just grow their own food and fuck off forever but property tax demands they participate in the economy and accumulate fiat. Lib blue state people are mostly urban so the very nature of the urban economy forces them to demand the federal currency


agreed. I live with my wife and her parents. we're having a kid. based multi-generational household proletarian solidarity gang


>tfw mom will leave me a house
Sorry bros… I'll just have to take it

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 No.939207[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

What do you guys think the world will be like in 2122? The last time thier was a thread like this was back on 8ch in 2017. Lets bring it back. Previous threads were really interesting to read and had a lot of effortposts.
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Part of the solar energy that would have been converted to heat is used to grow organic material instead.


Full nuclear war by 2035


Sunlight is where the heat comes from. Asphalt and other structures absorb the light as heat while plants can convert it to chemical energy. Plants also reflect more light than typical city surfaces.


Why now and not the past 80 years?


By 2122 the US will have descended so far into technological control and urban rot that it'll look like China, but with more guns.


The liberal democracies of Europe made similar agreements with Hitler *before* the USSR, and shot down Stalin's suggestions of an anti-fascist alliance.


Furthermore, US industrialists were directly inspired by Fascist Germany and Italy to carry out the failed Business Plot against FDR.


The USA also paid reparations to German industrialists for their destroyed property after the war was over (Yes, even German industrialists who used Holocaust slave labor, like Krupp).


1933 - UK, France, Italy - The four powers pact

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Don't associate the USSR with the pitiful excuse for State that is modern Russia.
>inb4 it's just a joke nig, chill
Untill it stops being.


All I want to say is that Stalin should have stopped sending Hilter anything right after France fell, he should have realized that Hitler wasn't an rational actor


>Third Periodism
Social Democracy is fascism so that was right. The Third Period was a time of big communist growth.


For every lib crying about 1939-1941 there's a fash crying about 1941-1945.


communism is when you get ass mad at a debunk of bourgeois propaganda. honestly he should have been spending his time being ass mad about z posters.

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 No.994950[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

A former M-19 rebel (now a born again socdem) has a high chance to take Colombia's presidency. If so, he'd be the first left leaning president of that country.

Is Petro /ourguy/?
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Dream on


yeah, you're right shitposting and writing blogs only 37 people read on the other hand will bring about revolution in no time


yeah this based


Well…it's not like uribistas weren't with kiddy diddlers..
But yeah…we don't have a better choice than a succdem. It's that or uribismo


>When it inevitably does, and the system invents something like neoliberalism to undo the social reforms, that's when you can ruthlessly crush the bourgeoisie.

When has this ever happened? Social Democracy is a snare for the working class, a deception. What we need is ruthless class warfare, not dreams of class peace that pacifies the proletariat while the bourgeoisie are forever plotting how to claw back any concessions.

To win for good we need the dictatorship of the proletariat.


This man spent years going to school and studying to then go onward to write books that say literally everything Stalin did was correctly done, anything bad about him is propaganda and noone was unjustly killed ever during Stalins run.

He made sure to have academic qualifications before he wrote about this so he can become credible.

Is this the apex of what the /leftypol/ dreams of becoming?
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The ethnic deportations were LE JUSTIFIED because these ethnicities were just natural-born nazis bro! Look, a FEW THOUSAND (out of many hundreds of thousands) were saboteurs!
If we punished the nazi sympathizers individually, well that would be THE REAL GENOCIDE because then we would destroy their national character by punishing too many of them, so obviously we had to collectively deport all of the hundreds of thousands of them across the wide expanse of Central Asia as a more suitable punishment, fucking up their national character anyway but they were nazis so they deserved it anyway.
Why couldn't we return these nationalities after 1945? Uhhhhhh no more questions, that makes it seem like Stalin made a mistake.


>He made sure to have academic qualifications before he wrote about this so he can become credible.
he is a specialist in english literature or something. Plus the academia wouldn't respect him even if he was a specialist on Russia


Seems like kind of a cop out. By that logic the first phase of the Holocaust (1933-1939) wasn't a crime either.


He's brilliant. He's done more work to undo the damage done by the Khrushchevites and Trotskyists than just about anyone. As a historian he should be regarded alongside Engels, no joke.

 No.1001839[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

What are the most embarrassing events in leftist history:
>Sino/Soviet Split
>Leftist infighting in Spanish Civil War
>China supporting Cambodia and going to war with Vietnam
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I don't fucking care, why do redditors treat this dude as a sort of god


that's some noble savage shit


I hate you Trotskyists so much it's unreal


>Whats embarrassing is "leftists" eating up all the lib propaganda about it.
The only "eating up" was the cannibalism lmfao


Problem, anticommunist?

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