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 No.196152[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Thread to discuss that on going situation in Rojava and wider Kurdistan in an informative and positive manner.
This means discussion of kurdish culture, regional news, activism, respects to our dead comrades, propaganda.
This does not mean whining like a little bitch burger.

Gerîla TV releases footage of action in Çukurca

>Gerîla TV released footage of a military action carried out by the Martyr Delal Air Defense Forces in Çukurca district of Hakkari.The Press Office of People's Defence Forces (HPG) shared the following information on the action:

>"Martyr Delal Air Defense Forces bombed the Çelê (Çukurca) battalion at 08:45 on April 23, as part of the Dem Dema Azadiye (Time for Freedom) campaign. The targets were struck effectively and the action was concluded successfully.”

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>The Kurds of Northern Syria: Governance, Diversity and Conflicts
Often cited.


Don't you have anything more recent?
I say it because they were in the heat of the conflict back then and I'd like to know how things run rn that there is a relative degree of stability


Also i'd like something more based on the economic side of stuff, i don't quite care about the superstructural aspect of it all.


I think this interview is a must
>Mazloum Abdi
2019, but still significant until this day.


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count me in boss

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>"The Ideal Male Living space"
>"The Average r/RedScarePod Couple"
>"The Ideal r/RedScarePod Couple"
>"The Ideal Average r/RedScarePod Couple living space"
>Shilling for an Unironic New Age candidate who called Vaccine Mandates Orwellian
>Literally just a screenshot of of a tweet
>Literally just a fucking picture of someones unrelated Artwork
>ChristCuck Worship
>Unironically believing “coastal elites” with grad degrees on twitter are the most spiteful people out there
>Literally just a Fucking screenshot of a Fucking Apartment Building
>"i Literally Just hate Liberals, there's nothing else to my politics"
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the main problem with this thread is that it should have been a post in /ITG


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>Unironically believing “coastal elites” with grad degrees on twitter are the most spiteful people out there
>"i Literally Just hate Liberals, there's nothing else to my politics"

WTF plebbit is based???


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Don't have a reddit account but I recently started lurking /r/redscarepod and despite them obviously being socdems who like to say retard a lot rather than actual M(L)s, like most of the "dirtbag left", the sub is fucking hilarious to me. Some of their politics are less-than-ideal, sure, but I wouldn't laugh a lot if I had to wholeheartedly agree with each political joke I see in order to enjoy it.

sage because this belongs in /ITG/

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The more I read about crypto the more I realize that it still operates under the LTV. You have people working on developing a shit ton of apps, writting blogs and shilling their own coins, and while a crypto coin has no use value, it is a valuable commodity among these people who are just engaging in a very degenerate form of betting.

Why do people believe cryptocurrencies proves the LTV wrong?


They think that the digital world is a disembodied entity not interfaced with the real world™


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> while a crypto coin has no use value,
for you

sage for being a retard


>Retard has never read Marx
explain the use value of a cryptocurrency, go ahead


I did in another thread - As trust in government wanes crypto will go up. Being at least on an ideal level a non-state backed non-commodity form of money is useful. Furthermore you can actually buy things with the major cryptos, so again use-value. Whether that use value disappears in a decade from now for various reasons is irrelevant.

Also it's weird you green text > Marx when writing confusing sentences like
> it is a valuable commodity among these people
After saying it has no use-value, and the idea that any labor = value is factually wrong. And if we really want to get into it the actual ledger (what hashers need to show proof of work for) isn't really tied up with its production perse (and therefore its value under the LTV) especially in the case of coin where the total supply is already fixed.


>I don't understand the difference between value, use value and exchange value

A cryptocurrency has no use value whatsoever, it is almost on par with monopoly money, almost because at least you can write over monopoly bills.

>After saying it has no use-value

Because it does not
>and the idea that any labor = value
I literally never said this, retard

>You can buy things with crypto

Yes, because of it's exchange value lmao


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Why do you work a job, Anons? Is your life in 9-5 shifts really worth the bother?
Why play by the rules when they are so laughably stacked against you? Why do you not take what you need to live in your country though whatever criminal means you need to?
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why is it not good enough that someone can just help themself?
If helping people in more exploited areas of the globe is good… then why shame someone for not being able to steal enough? One person being saved from poverty or labor is a miracle and a blessing. Communism in one would-be-prole at a time. As we help each other out more, we will be able to steal more and then the moralists who want handouts will be happy, as the people who are too legalist and righteous to involve themselves in the dirty acts get the trickle-downs into the economy
you will be happy in time if the anarkiddies have our way with it


Based posts


well yes we should but thats for seperate reasons, really we should all just be subsistence farmers and agrarian laborers.


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>Why do you not take what you need to live in your country though whatever criminal means you need to?
because if you get caught you will go to prison where you will have no freedom at all and possibly be physically or sexually assaulted, or abused by the guards, and eat terrible food, and be very very bored.

If you wageslave it you can at least have some free time outside that with freedom

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Reminder that you can (and should) buy your books from a second hand library instead of from Amazon. It's ridiculously cheap and at least you're not giving your euros to Amazon and shit.
Just got this, "the fear of freedom" by Erich Fromm for 2€, and these libraries are everywhere. If you find one, use it to your hearts content.
A friend of mine has built his marxist library with only these second hand books (not joking btw)
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What do you mean? Can you adjust the text size of physical books? Or search for a specific word? Reading on a screen is totally enjoyable, if you dim it and have a redfilter on. People who simp for "real books" are the same, who believe that vinyl records are superior towards MP3.


Real books are superior to PDF though.


I like reading paper books though, provided the book is cheap enough.


What are the best options for ordering second hand books online inside the eu ? yeah I've looked around at my area and there is shit all


not to epub tho

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Thanks for the resources!


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22 years ago today, the us attacked the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia with 5 jdam guided bombs, killing 3 Chinese journalists and injuring 27 others


China's de-dollarization strategy to reach world supremacy


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In the past few days I've seen more people posting with this flag. You better justify your little meme ideology right now, because it doesn't look like it has much meaning. How do Anarcho-Transhumanists wish to organize society? How does the state look like and function? How does the economy work? What's the underpinning philosophy? Or is it just a wishful "le I never asked for this Adam Jensen" Deus Ex larp?
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>but on another level, see
okay? donna haraway has gotten too comfortable accumulating tenure in recent years and has basically gone full malthusian; see https://totalitariancollectivist.wordpress.com/2019/05/10/making-kin-in-one-eco-bantustan/
and the laboria cuboniks collective (responsible for coming up with "xenofeminism") is pretty much dead. they interacted a lot with the "post-capitalist" and "left accelerationist" discourse in the previous decade which ultimately led to nowhere
>wtf is a Jekyll instance frankly
extremely lightweight, static site / blog generator https://jekyllrb.com/


anarcho-transhumanism is so often presented as like, a common sense approach to the "future" or the "new" when it rarely ever goes beyond that; it's really unproductive.


I don't know if I'm fully aligned with this meme ideology, but I do believe that there are fundamental limitations to what the human genome can do, and we've seen basically the best humanity is capable of at this point. I am, in general, very disappointed with humans, and this absurd planet as a whole; and ambivalent at best about being born stuck here, in this shape.
Civilization collapses by the end of this century. No baseline humans left on the planet by the end of the next. The real question is whether we will go without leaving more than a couple of fossils, or be able to seed something greater. (Overwhelmingly likely: we go extinct in the most pathetic manner)


The fault is not with our nature, but with ourselves.


>and the laboria cuboniks collective (responsible for coming up with "xenofeminism") is pretty much dead
I'm not sure if even their telegram group is alive anymore either.

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💰️DOW/Market Watch Thread💰️
monitoring the market, trends, fluctuations, etc.
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It does, but bourgeoisie have not capitulated yet.


My personal take: keep an eye on ABS, most of all ABSCDOs.
Also we should get some inside insight from rating agencies, and then we could really understand how bad is the situation.


Forgot to add:
ABS= Asset backed securities
CDO= Collateralized debt obligation
ABSCDOs (also known as SFCDOs, Structured finance CDOs) = Asset backed securities CDOs.


the constant gaslighting about how there's a "worker shortage" and "companies have job vacancies they can't fill" is starting to absolutely infuriate me. Even fucking entry level factory jobs are competitive and employers everywhere sit on stacks of resumes they don't even read.
And them claiming 5-6% unemployment rate is fucking laughable, especially when it just measures the people who managed to jump all the fences and actually get the bennies. If you add up the people permanently taken out of the workforce, laughably underemployed people, and people only working part-time with no benefits, it has to be over a third of the workforce


>This don't buy gold buy canned food and bottled water.
Who sais, you can't do both??? I even have waterfilters in case regular water supply ceases. I with my limited prole storage space can only store so much food.

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why are they so anti communist?
I don't get it.
It's like a clinical condition. Out of all the ex iron courtain and ex soviet union they are the most rabidly anti comminist.
What's the dialectical explanation?
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>Do you know why you use the term chauvinism as a epithet? Because masculinity threatens you.
<he doesn't read


You’re a little sensitive about that, aren’t you? The reality that these masculine, insular, hardened people with a strong sense of identity that isn’t some garbage manufactured by a self styled intellectual or hollyjew exec would reject your effeminate fantasies.


I think you’d be fun to bend over and fuck.


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>Still can't post a single argument and only repeats the same non-argument. "I'm from muh heckin' West Asiarinos!"
>Calls me a lib
>Calls me a Burger

The only "subhumans" here are inbred chinlets such as yourself. We will return you to the Earth and use you as nutrients for our agriculture.

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I know there are other cop related threads up but this one has a more targeted question. Why are American cops among the most brutal? Every day you see a new video of them pile driving an elderly woman into the ground or unloading clips into a black man or snapping a mentally disabled person’s arm. In almost no other part of the world, and certainly not in rich countries, are the police this violent or imperious.

I’m American and nearly everyone I know has been harassed or hounded by the police at one point or another. They typically do not view citizens as a group to protect but as an alien, otherized population to be monitored and intimidated. Even myself, a white male who is mild-mannered and rarely a troublemaker, have faced such treatment by police.

Now I will attempt to answer my own question.

My personal pet theory is that it is no coincidence that America is the epicenter of both world capitalism and police brutality. As Adam Smith of all people pointed out police exist to defend property, particularly private property, and the propertied class. There is a lot of that to protect and serve in America, and America has a large, mostly black and brown though not exclusively, marginalized and disenfranchised underclass that must be disciplined and regulated. America's large and unpropertied underclass must be kept off the lawn of capital.

Racism in one form of another is a contributing factor, and the idea that police function in part to enforce “internal colonies” of black and brown “reserved unemployed” who shut off from participating in the larger society is an appealing theory. But this cannot be the whole explanation because the brutality extends all but the wealthy.

America also uses its prison system as a form of modern slavery, extracting dirt cheap labor from inmates or legalizing for profit prisons that by their very design must seek to keep growing the prisoner population.

Another possibility is that American cops must deal with a distinctly difficult citizenry, because something in the American mental constitution is adamantly resistant to authority. Yet in a manner of speaking this is just a way to blame the victim.

Those who are attracted to unjustified power and authority tend to have sociopathic tendencies, but this should apply to all cops across the world. Only in America is regular brutalization acceptable and thus it attracts the type of psycho who enjoys that line of wPost too long. Click here to view the full text.
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>muh racism
lmao shut up uyghur


everyone got guns, so pigs gotta be high-strung


a lot of those schizo theories that religious nutjobs come up with seem like pretty logical extrapolations on the nature of reality given the complete batshit that already makes up the christian canon


It is the center of global capitalism so it can sustain such intense contradictions for longer

weaker nations' bourgies have had to behave more ethically and give some soc-dem concessions to avoid collapsing their nations


Satan is unironically the biggest fucking loser in the history of the universe and anyone who thinks he's cool is only showing how much of a try-hard they are.

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