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>Internationalism is a political principle that advocates greater political or economic cooperation among states and nations.
>Multipolarity is a distribution of power in which more than two nation-states have nearly equal amounts of power.
do y'all agree that both concepts compatible with one another?

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lovely palette


Should I respond to it here or necrobump?


Its fucking based to have MULTIPLE capitalist powers!


Nah, it's more based to have one single one with the power to deny autonomy across the world, instead of smaller powers that must rely on countries like Cuba
I don't give a heck. The dominant network of capital will continue to create wars however it sees fit


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what's the leftist opinion on Sun Yet San ?
I hear had some pretty based anti-imperialist views near the end of his life but he sucked up to Japan and America, and that's not getting into the shit of his personal life but still I admire his tenacity and how he fought to better China his entire life
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… and how old was he, anon?


>photoshopping hair


21 or 22 at the time.


It's a fake image, flying the KMT flag will likely get you arrested or shot in China.


And that is a Good Thing.

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Chiang Kai-shek's Secret Past: The Memoir Of His Second Wife, Ch'en Chieh-ju
This engrossing memoir tells the fascinating story of one of China's great leaders during the Nationalist revolution of the 1920s and of the woman who paid a staggering price so that he could attain his ambition. The tale begins in 1919 when the thirty-two-year-old Chiang Kai-shek met the naïve thirteen-year-old whom he would call Ch'en Chieh-ju. He pursued her relentlessly for two years until she finally agreed to marry her brash and forceful suitor. Chieh-ju was at her husband's side constantly for the seven years of their marriage, which enabled her to chronicle with immediacy and vivid detail his single-minded pursuit of power in the Kuomintang (KMT).So explosive were her revelations that the KMT used threats and bribes to block U.S. publication plans in the 1960s. Now, her long-suppressed memoir finally reveals Chiang Kai-shek's human side, which has been shrouded in myth. Chiang Kai-shek emerges as a lustful, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, stubborn, and boundlessly ambitious man. In pursuit of his goals, he abandoned the young wife he seemingly loved to make a politically expedient alliance with Soong Mei-ling, now famed as Madame Chiang. Despite his betrayal, Chieh-ju's love for her husband is clearly evident. She paints here a stirring portrait of their personal life as well as of the infighting and intrigue that marked her husband's early political career. Above all, her story conveys a keen sense of the texture of upper-class life in the China of that period, a quality academic studies rarely capture.

>13 years old
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What the fuck is going on in this thread




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Haz was right


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What causes (rampant) suburbanization? Is it a need to create debt, white flight/redlining, a genuine desire to build some sort of housing, or a combination of those or more?
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Guys, what if we did the 1940s again, but really gay this time? Could that work?


What if you necked yourself to the relief of your family, could that work


i'm not thrilled about the faggotry but i do like the hats and how everyone had a hat back then. we could meet half way with just a little bit of gay since i would like to also see some gay hats, maybe they're colorful


In the United States it was quite literally just racist zoning laws passed at the height of Jim Crow. There's nothing with suburbanizaiton in and of itself (before our cities were bulldozed to make way for the car, many suburbs were connected by rail for example), but when suburbs—i.e. single family homes, are all you're allowed to build, then that's when it becomes a problem.


There's nothing wrong*


Shireen Abu Akleh: New investigation finds Israeli soldier likely fired fatal shot
An investigation by the Washington Post into the death of Shireen Abu Akleh has concluded that an Israeli soldier likely fired the fatal shot that killed the veteran Al Jazeera journalist last month. The in-depth analysis and visual investigation, published on Sunday, examined more than “five dozen videos, social media posts and photos of the event" and "conducted two physical inspections of the area and commissioned two independent acoustic analyses of the gunshots”.

Istanbul SYKP co-chair tortured in police custody
According to this, about seventy people, including leading politicians of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) and its member parties, were in police custody until noon at Vatan Police Station, which is notorious as a torture centre.

Iraqi MPs from cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc resign from parliament
Iraqi lawmakers from firebrand Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc resigned on Sunday, the parliamentary speaker said, a move ostensibly designed to end eight months of political paralysis. "We have reluctantly accepted the requests of our brothers and sisters, representatives of the Sadr bloc, to resign," parliament's speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi said on Twitter after receiving resignation letters from the 73 lawmakers.

‘We Buried Him and Kept Walking’: Children Die as Somalis Flee Hunger
When her crops failed and her parched goats died, Hirsiyo Mohamed left her home in southwestern Somalia, carrying and coaxing three of her eight children on the long walk across a bare and dusty landscape in temperaPost too long. Click here to view the full text.
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>Right to record: Federal court may recognize First Amendment right to document police
There should be a live-streaming service just for filming cops around the world in real-time. It would make it impossible for them to steal people's devices to delete footage.


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Thanks News Anon






They also shot a lot of people who weren’t journalists, on purpose. I honestly have an aversion to the absurd self-regard western propagandists have for their profession, but I do think it’s bizarre that Israel can shoot journalists in the head and bomb their newsrooms, and it can barely be reported on without extreme consternation.

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Whenever you hear anti-communists talk about death tolls of events like the "holomdore" they don't use the number of any list of people, but instead using estimates of differences between projected and real population numbers. By this very logic though capitalism is guilty of the murder of 22 million people.


capitalism is responsable for the death of just 2.5 billion people in it's 300 year history.
just in the US because of covid died 1 million people, more people than the purges by stalin, and while the purges had political reasons, the holocorona did not, they just let if spread and did everything in power to keep it spreading, thus was intentional, thus a genocide.
capitalism kills.


>the holocorona
would have been a 10/10 a years ago


While you guy are here arguing with each other over semantics and historical events among maybe a few dozen people some radlib is tweeting liberal "solutions" and ideas getting tens of thousands of retweets or liked on Instagram

There is no communist parties in most western countries either and even the ones that call themselves "socialist" are social Democrats at best.

How is it that your ideas are going to win out?
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>there are no communist parties in most western countries
excuse me what the fuck?

The trots alone have seven here, and I think at least one in every western country.
>inb4 no I meant electoral parties
Still true here, I voted for them, no that doesn't make them socdems but yes electoralism isn't the primary goal of most of them for good reason.


>some radlib is tweeting liberal "solutions" and ideas getting tens of thousands of retweets or liked on Instagram
And is still being less effective than me discussing labor movement issues with my coworkers. twitter liking isn't even slacktivism, its not anything but feel-good doping. Best case you get the garbage takes on /r/latestagecapitalism that can prime for or open a gateway.


Communists don't believe in demagoguery.
>There is no communist parties in most western countries either
Get a clue.


>There is no communist parties in most western countries either and even the ones that call themselves "socialist" are social Democrats at best.
What is ICOR? Unless parties like MLPD are succdems in your opinion, you ultra.


Follow Caleb, Haz and Hinkle's example


A new neoliberal reality has emerged in the Chavist nation through the use of the US dollar, state controls being lifted and a new relationship with Washington

Adriana drives through the streets of downtown Caracas while the city sleeps. She picks up customers through the Yummy app, the Venezuelan Uber. For a few months, this was the best-kept secret among the local micro-economy: demand was through the roof and a good night an alert worker could make around $60. But soon word spread and many people put their cars to work. Adriana’s customer pulls out a $20 bill to pay for the trip, which costs $17. She pretends to search the glove compartment for change, but they both know how this ends. “Sorry, I don’t seem to have any change. Thanks, see you!” And she drives off $3 better off. Low denomination bills are scarce in the headlong capitalism that is gripping Venezuela. Everybody is thinking about money. Daily life is governed by greenbacks. The country, through Chavism, has moved on from the unsuccessful application of the Socialist Bolivarian revolution to a process of opening up branded in the forges of liberalism. The phenomenon has caused a mirage of economic recovery to appear.

Gone are the days of rigid controls. Up until very recently, Venezuelans hid their dollars because it was a crime to possess them beyond the watchful eye of the state. People had to queue for hours to buy rationed food at regulated prices and bolívars, the local currency, were few and far between. The panorama now is completely different. The use of the dollar as everyday currency, the lifting of price controls and tariff-free imports have changed the reality under which Venezuelans previously attempted to subsist

The economy, says Luis Vicente León, an economist and president of the polling company Datanálisis, rebels against the established order faster than societies themselves. “What is happening in Venezuela, as it did before in China or Russia, is that people are looking for imaginative solutions to the control and interventionism of the state. When the government experienced problems due to sanctions and international isolation, they started to realize that riding this surfboard that society had created was more of a solution than a problem. And the government jumped on.” And exactly the same thing happened with the dollar, which went almost overnight from being demonized to providing some guarantee of a certain stability.

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The construction of socialism is a gradual process which can take decades or longer to complete. Venezuela is a state under siege, it's not surprising that their progress has been slowed by the difficult conditions in which they find themselves. What matters is that the working class is in power and they are fighting for their lives against US imperialism. Complaining about them not going fast enough or not being pure enough, dismissing them as socdems, etc is the position of Western armchairists.


Last time the government tried to expropiate the bourgeoisie without having a developed industrial apparatus it ended with the worst economic crisis in our history. To be honest, this is the best turn our government could have taken: choosing the Chinese path.


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One could see the focus on developing it. The sanctions have marked the need on doing it with fire, and the Euroasiatic tour by Maduro shows the closeness of Venezuela to the Antiempire countries that managed to do it.
https://youtu.be/w0V3OZjARN0 Al Jazeera coverage

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>The Negro Family: The Case For National Action, commonly known as the Moynihan Report, was a 1965 report on black poverty in the United States written by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, an American scholar serving as Assistant Secretary of Labor under President Lyndon B. Johnson and later to become a US Senator. Moynihan argued that the rise in black single-mother families was caused not by a lack of jobs, but by a destructive vein in ghetto culture, which could be traced to slavery times and continued discrimination in the American South under Jim Crow

>In 1960, 37 percent of all persons in Federal and State prisons were Negro. In that year, 56 percent of the homicide and 57 percent of the assault offenders committed to State institutions were Negro

>Negroes represent a third of all youth in training schools for juvenile delinquents

>It is probable that at present, a majority of the crimes against the person, such as rape, murder, and aggravated assault are committed by Negroes. There is, of course, no absolute evidence; inference can only be made from arrest and prison population statistics

>Again on the urban frontier the ratio is worse: 3 out of every 5 arrests for these crimes were of Negroes

>In Chicago in 1963, three-quarters of the persons arrested for such crimes were Negro; in Detroit, the same proportions held
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see >>1013965 and also Clinton loosened lending regulations in a misguided neoliberal attempt to help the disadvantaged that would come to screw them over because the banks got them hooked on a ponzi scheme in the housing market


the decline you're looking at was between 1980 and 1990, in the 80s. the wealth gap went back up in the 90s thanks to dismantling of a lot of welfare programs and worldwide financial decline


I see.

<graphs begins in the 60s, sorta
And no graphs on how it was in the *early* 1900s?


>And no graphs on how it was in the *early* 1900s?
Bruh you think whites collected data on segregated and improverished black communities


Also I don't get what the point of dispute is since I think we all agree that le "ghetto culture" perceived by whites as being the root cause of Black poverty doesn't exist and that their condition is much more the result of discriminatory, racist, and exploitative policies imposed upon them by white American society whether from Jim Crow laws to lynchings to displacement by "urban renewal" planners to the War on Drugs to predatory finance, etc.

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I wanna make a thread about military strategy for revolutionaries
How the actual fuck do we defeat the US military and its allies in the 21st Century? I’ve been reading picrel and…holy fuck the empire has a pretty good plan to revolutionize their military actually. Basically the US is planning on making their military even more high tech than it already is, so far they plan to produce
>Drone swarms (already completed)
>High tech soldiers (partially completed)
>An integrated advanced global communications architecture (already completed and constantly updated)
>Fucking super soldiers (WiP)
>Bio-signature surveillance
>Genetically engineered artificial organisms for military purposes (think new animals, new diseases, etc.)
>Integrated space combat systems (WiP)
This is on top of what they already have including the world’s greatest air power, insane naval power, and nukes

What the actual fuck is our strategy, especially if America goes full end seig?
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Fascism won't come to america because Labor is effectively dead here. Outside of Delta Airlines Starbucks, and Amazon–none of which are unionizing at the production level.


This Felin system is build for the FAMAS. It leaves me very confused because i read this also:
In 2017, the French armed forces began the retirement of the FAMAS in favor of the German-made HK 416 rifle.


>FAMAS retired
Terrorists win


golly gee, how *do* you win in an electrified society where everything is controlled by computers as bankers, attorneys and the government doesn't know how to use a flash drive

I, for one, am totally stumped guise!


it's amazing how much larger soldiers have grown over time

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