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 No.1293388[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Previous thread: >>1290302

>'I am fighting a noble fight': Why some Russians have vowed to resist Putin's invasion of Ukraine

>Ukraine warns of emergency blackouts after more missile hits

Live maps and updates
>Nb: LiveUaMap is not to be trusted
SouthFront: https://southfront.org/category/all-articles/world/europe/ukraine/
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I mean a Fascist nation, post '45 fascists are just attackdogs for Liberalism.

Its no trouble no need to apologize, I understand the point you were making.


the tldr of fascism is it's bonapartism for the era of imperialism and war. it treats the total mobilization of inter-imperialist antagonism as a way to overcome the antagonisms of the mass society, which reach an extreme after imperialist war to the point there are revolutionary conditions. imperialism is turned on the home front so the home front can be mobilized as an organic whole in a struggle for national supremacy, which achieves rebirth

fascism in marxism is treated as part of a historical process, a hail mary for the crisis of a capitalist great power. you know how marx describes german 'true socialism', or importing french socialism to immature german conditions where it doesn't apply and therefore can be wielded by the aristocracy to defend itself from the rise of the bourgeoisie? it's like that, except there's not only mature conditions but ones that threaten to undo the modern state created by the bourgeoisie and the aristocracy is relatedly too weak to unite it. thus fascism appears as a counter-revolutionary mass movement

post-soviet russia in contrast is definitely bonapartist, but here 'fascism' just means 'illiberal and rejects the liberal conclusion of international capitalism as it's developed up to this point'. it's not really describing how 'between capitalism and communism there is national ruin, so national supremacy and corporatism it is'. instead, russia just doesn't want to be a european colony and wants to connect to the emergent periphery states of asia, seeing its future in that international capitalism instead. personally, putin reminds me of a mustafa kemal or nasser more than a hitler or mussolini


You're conveniently forgetting Franco and Pinochet




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He kicked the fascists out of his goverment before Hitlers body was even cold, he was just an opportunist.


He was just an extension of the USA goverment i.e. a Liberal.


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Party chinlets planning raid or something
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wow that's so cool randall


Idk but is fishy, kuz said it got fixed 2 days ago, but will be back tommorow.


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Just want to thank mods for the fast response time cleaning up the garbage


i use sharty but also leftypol, so i will sit this one out


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I know that r/genzezong is quarantined over “lack of fact checking” and r/latestagecapitalism is tangentially based, but do we have any leftypol related subreddits? A lot of anons shit on Reddit for no reason but it’s effectively a social media we can manipulate if we play it the right way.
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Please fellate a tailpipe


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Nationalism will fade under socialism, it is inevitable. The rise of the concept of a nation originated in the 17th century Westphalian system and the french revolution and is thus coterminous with the rise of capitalism itself. Nationalism and the very conception of the "nation" are an extension of the 'bourgeois rationality' Engels so thoroughly debunked in socialism: utopian and scientific. The nation as a polity must therefore necessary wither away along with the state under higher stage socialism/communism.

Anyone claiming otherwise is a theorylet or a vulgar distorter of Marxism.

This is extremely basic shit for any Marxist, sad to see how dumbed down /leftypol/ has become.


Lmao you people are so dumb. Do you think you're fooling anyone? Why is the article titled JORDAN PETERSON IS RIGHT? Those words should never be placed in the order that they were but that's ok we all know you're fascist retards anyways trying desperately to appeal to other idiots. I can even go into that thread finding people defending Peterson.
You are all nationalist LARPers who Marx would have shot. I made a post calling out your idiocy citing Belarus as an example of a post-nationalist state that was far closer to socialism than any of the retarded right wing grifters you people hold up and it was auto deleted because your community can't handle actual arguments and needs to maintain its echo chamber.

But it's so obvious when you immediately resort to name calling like
>lying snake
thinking that this works outside of your echo chamber when everyone can clearly see that you're just insane LARPing Third Positionist retards who would get BTFO by anyone who has actually read Marx. Your mods also regularly publish articles attacking Jews not for their Zionism but for their jewishness lmao.

Btw here's a picture of your Tate thread lmao. What great """"Marxists""" you are trying to find redeeming qualities in all these right wing grifter trash.


Nah it's just a cringe r/europeansocialist ledditor who's trying to shill his retarded sub.


Yup exactly. The retards at r/europeansocialists want Xinjiang to seperate and buy into all the CIA bullshit because they place dumb petty nationalism over socialist construction. For them all that matters is that everyone gets an ethnonationalist state and forget about the actual socialism which is very ironic considering they hate the Jews lmao.


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 No.941093[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

A thread focused on discussing the parasocial relationships cultivated by the Almighty Algorithm to generate profit off of our atomization and society's hyper-normalization of petty internet drama.

Reminder that none of this is real!

Some digital anthropology

Society of the Spectacle

The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception

Simulacra and Simulation
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I guess convince him to go to Politicon or those big conventions where [D] and [R] next to their name people go and do Q&A's and just starting panels about 'IF YOU CONSERVATIVE RELIGIOUS NATIONALIST, WHY YOU NOT LIKE IRAN HMMMMM????' and yell about the royal-family and how they all need to become MAGAcom, and Trump won btw bottom text etc etc etc.


Who could have seen this coming from a mile away…


After reviewing all this stupid drama, she’s right about twitter retards defending Balanciega being in the wrong but also a retard for acting like the opinions nobodies on twitter should matter and making an entire vid dedicated to them.


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I don't know anything about the GDPR but lol if this happens. The self-centeredness of Elon Musk's culture war on Twitter is entertaining to see play out in real time. Business functions, regulations, users, and revenue outside America doesn't exist in his blinkered view. Just take a slightly struggling social media company with extensive government and international use, and he just sees the American part of it as the only thing that exists, and forgets other countries with Twitter offices or users.


Good, I wish the rest of Breadtube would stop LARPing and join her.


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I know I'll get inevitable get flamed for this, but I'm not saying that Russia bad or that we should ever side with NATO or any social chauvinist radlib shit like that. However, the ideology of "multipolarism" seems to be in contradiction to what's actually happening and is largely in the service of the geopolitical interests of one country in particular. What actually seems to be happening is not that there are multiple "poles" forming; regional powers directly competing with the global hegemonic power of the United States, but more an anti-hegemonic league of nations loosely aligned around the desire to resist American influence. What nations are actively trying to be "poles"? China? India? Brazil? South Africa? Iran? I guess you could argue that they all exhibit their own sort of international influence, but none of them are really presenting themselves as new "poles" of global power that stand in singular opposition to American global power or each other. It's really only Russia trying to position itself this way. At times, it comes across as a ham-fisted attempt at reviving Soviet internationalism without embracing communism again, replacing socialist internationalism with Duginoid schizoposting about Eurasianism and Atlanticism or whatever.

Every socialist should be opposed to the United States and NATO, and to that extent, those nations that are opposed to the United States and NATO could be viewed as the "good guys" to some extent, and we should all be exited for a "post-American" world order, but I don't know why you'd cheerlead any particular world order other than, obviously, global communism. Especially if that world order is essentially a return to pre-WWII great power competition. I could think of a few outcomes that are preferable to that even without a global socialist revolution, such as the counter-hegemonic countries remaining largely autonomous equals operating as a single political bloc against NATO, rather than forming around "pole" countries.

The whole thing comes across as trying to convince people that global liberation from imperialism isn't just in the destruction of US-NATO hegemony, but somehow requires the re-formation of the Russian Empire.
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>there is some sort of giga super international market
> only a single fucking phone producer or single fucking oil corp in the entire fucking world
not what i said
said that imperialism is a cartel association between capitalists that divide the world between them.

the point is not that there is one phone producer but that all phone producers are subject to the petroleum tax that is controlled and enforced by the US military such that the final value added in the supply chain is over and above profits extracted at every previous step such that the majority share of the profits end up going to the hegemonic imperialist powers, which are the banks of G7 countries that are vassals of US corporations.



>Instead of spamming videos by your favorite magacommunist retard
<he thinks Ben Norton is a "magacommunist."
<he didn't watch the video explaining why US imperialism is desperate to prevent the inevitable
<he doesn't care what multipolarity actually is


>pretend to be victorious for beating the strawman you imagined

you have been doing this the entire thread lmao


running list of strawmen of multipolarity in ITT:

>multipolarity is a russian glow op
>multipolarity is vulgar contrarianism
>multipolarity is a religion
>multipolarity is just cope to make a lot of anons here feel like they are on the "winning team".
>multipolarity is just bonapartism
>Multipolarity is pure opportunism.
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 No.1276560[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Discuss games, who is going to win, who you are supporting.

Or, post stuff about Qatari slaves

Is it right to oppose the Qatari world cup, when European countries have hosted it, and the US will host it, who are by all measures, worse than Qatar, and are also part of the imperial matrix which Qatar is part of. Why should we see it as extra terrible, it is merely the world cup showing its true face. Is Qatar is the Trump of the world cup?
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Dutchies I kneel


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Oh no no no. We going to get penalty wins back to back?


Most kino match yet?


the good guys won






>Indonesian lawmakers unanimously passed a sweeping new criminal code on Tuesday that criminalizes sex outside marriage, as part of a tranche of changes that critics say threaten human rights and freedoms in the Southeast Asian country.

They're also de facto banning LGBT because obv. there's no marriage between same sex as well.

Finally they are also banning insulting the president or disagreeing with the government.

Basically, they're going FULL SAUDI

indonesian-anons explain this shit


Is this the same bill that bans communism?


I will become illegal séx exporter


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post the best , trve kvlt black metal you listen to. no posers allowed
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Anti anti poser action.



Is this supposed to be poser? I can't tell.



Yeah I listen to bitchass black metal, problem?
it's blackgays and blackened hardcore fusion so not kvlt, what i actually meant.
This is pretty good.


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sports is legalized nationalism
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wtf sports are based???


Gaddafi really was one of a kind. RIP to a real one.


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he was killed because he and all his subordinates had so much drip they'd show up to UN meetings and mog every person there


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I've read some Hoppe recently on his views about how racial discrimination on the level of individual or associational basis is consistent with libertarian principles (i.e the right to not associate) but then he went on this bizzare tangent about how discrimination is not only allowed, but necessary to prevent "uyghurs from destroying civilization like in Rome or Greece"
I find this extremely absurd and authoritarian. For starters, why should an ancap cares about civilization (which is basically a statist construction created to harmonize the different interest and ethnic groups within the country by inventing a new cosmopolitan identity) but also he tried to infuse his personal biases and ideas into the conversation(third world immigration bad)and equate it with freedom and anyone who disagrees on him with this are communists/homosexuals/ bums and inferiors.

This is what i notice with right libertarians in general. They very frequently go from 'freedom is the right to own property' into 'freedom is doing whatever i wanted'. Freedom ceased to be the ability of man to express his inner contradictions unbound by intrapersonal forces and instead a retvrn (or, if you're an NRX an acceleration) into a set of static norms that the speaker parades as the "correct" way to live, be it homogenous traditionalism under Hoppe or liquid high autism score urbanism under Land. It becomes something very Hegelian and authoritarian rather than actually libertarian
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fascist retards only works with emotion, don't expect rational or even coherent worldview


You know what your problem is? You take lolberts serious enough to create a thread about them. I’ve made the same mistake and you’ll be unsatisfied every single time. You need to consider lolberts as pure schizos, people who spout crazy shit with no sense or reason.


I can't fix her, but she can break me



Ancaps are beyond retarded


Hoppe is basically the bridge philosopher between Mises/Hayek/Rothbard style lolbertism and reactionary monarchism/nrx/fascism.


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i think lefty harry with cuno, if you see that idle animations with cuno they seem to be bonding, also cuno deserves a second shot at life, what do you think friends?


I only have done a communist play though but if I remember right all the ending are simpler with RCM restating the players actions. Getting (most) of the harie boys survive and getting the most honor points, good cops points will lead to the best ending. Personally I enjoy the game but I feel none of the ending are completely good as the game heavily implies that the events of the game indirectly cause another civil war.


>best ending
Not shaving


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He's ban evading, currently.


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Bozo might be currently crying in the bathroom nonstop since October 30 and/or fighting erysipela. In any case, his continued absence from the public is also deliberate as it provides his horde of mouthbreathers hope that he might be magically reinstated somehow – the similarity with Qanon bullshit is definitely not a coincidence. The road blocks lasted just a few days, the camps in front of barracks and military HQs are thinning down and the Supreme Court finally started acting against the porkies financing that bullshit. So their current "plan" is to call for a truck drivers' strike, tho it looks more like begging than calling.
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This but unironically

Hope Morocco wins against Portugal


morrocco is shit though algeria is better and portugal is socialist and i will not elaborate further


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reação do Mick Jagger brasileiro.


For me? It's Portugal.


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go listen to the same socialist national anthems of a century ago while we keep enjoying black metal


no i listen to actual modern music instead




Is Gris reactionary?


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 No.22612[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

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don't know if this fits here, but
>soyjak raiders idea of trying to be subtle


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🗽United States Politics🦅

Absolute State of America Edition

Thread for the hellish discussion related to the greatest, best country God has ever given man on the face of the Earth.


State mandated propaganda livestreams:
CNN: https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/cnn-news-usa.html
MSNBC: https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/msnbc.html
FOX: https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/fox-news-channel.html
Bloomberg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dp8PhLsUcFEegalitarianism
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That ontop of the food that's poison, the fucked up water supply, medicine that isn't preventative yet still set to premium pricing, the air itself toxic. There's a million and one things wrong with America and it stems from capitalism


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The system works folks


I want her to be strict to me




Reminder that the U.S. already completely changed and fact-checked the 'meaning of recession' and that by the usual standards we already are within one.
Reminder that the real collapse for manufacturing and petite-capitalist service industries already long occurred at the start of the pandemic and all that the admission of a 'recession' now indicates is reality catching up to the F.I.R.E. sector / fictitious capital.



Can we discuss these damn things? They are the fundamental, basic units of advanced capitalism.

Any person with a fraction of sentience has reacted with unease at least once in life at the near ubiquitous sight of streams of people staring blankly at their phones, utterly oblivious and disconnected to the world around them and enthralled by mechanisms of conditioning built into the apps that draw their attention.

It is evident how total and comprehensive the techno-capitalist’s commodification of the entire “enphoned” human life is, how utterly billions of people have been chained to a single object controlled by the capitalist overlord.

I am particularly interested in the analysis of smartphones with respect to theorist Byung-Chul Han’s thesis of burnout society particularly his observations about excess positivity/hyperstimulation and “auto-exploitation.” I will now summarize these two theses.

Han proposes that contemporary first-world software-centric capitalism has evolved how it exploits labor and disenfranchises the proletariat using the new advanced tools at its disposal . Particularly, although certainly not exclusively, how it exploits certain white collar workers, “temporarily embarrassed millionaires” with aspirations of social mobility and entrepreneurial success. This class segment tends to be the low ranking foot soldiers of the tech industry.

In an effort to appeal to these aspirations, the capitalist system pushes a culture of excess positivity that results in self-exploitation. Rather than cracking the whip and threatening doom if productivity is not kept up, the capitalist system now attempts to make people believe overwork is in their own benefit. (Elon Musk being a particularly blaring example of this treachery.) Excess positivity means constant production, stimulation, energy, enhancement, activity, optimism; and it necessitates the elimination of negative spaces of repose, relaxation, contemplation, regeneration. The resulting culture of hyperactivity invariably leads to crashes and burnout.

Smartphones are a component in this design. People are anxious not to check their phones almost constantly, because they fear that if they are away from it, their entire world will collapse. They are roped into captological entrapments, and force-fed an endless stream of consumptive simulations like ducks being prepared for foie gras .

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>Can we discuss these damn things? They are the fundamental, basic units of advanced capitalism.
phones are hand sized computers, theres nothing deep about this


WEW how wrong. "Just" a communication tool is a radical understatement.

Again, incredibly misguided. Try to be more conscious


Phone bad


At some point I decided to start turning phone off or never calling anyone, turning notifications off etc. Moreover, I tend to never press any suggestions and try to just watch or search what I want with good but not perfect success. It is a topic I find overall interesting but I don't have anything to contribute. Besides, when I talk I am always doomerish so I never succumb to the optimistic bullshit. That being said, when I work I work pretty good because I enjoy it and because I am more into academic stuff.


>iphones are the fundamental, basic units of advanced capitalism
What if no iphone developed though



Post any genre good metal songs.
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Reminds me of Rhapsody.






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do people just hate him because of the fact that he denounced stalin or was there anything more of substance? the only other thing i know is that he was probably the most committed internationalist of all the post-stalin soviet leaders as he funded the shit out of third world revolutionaries but thats about it.
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> One can never simply make an error, one's error is ALWAYS what one intended. It's frightening but I do admit it was effective at the time.
You are either stupid or dishonest (notice how i make the difference), probably both. No one says that mistakes don't happen. In fact people put on moscow trials had their treason forgiven to them too many times till it wasn't possible to interpret their action as anything other than treason. You are just an uneducated dolt spouting anticommunist propaganda, pretending it's some sort of marxism. You know zero about what's really happened and you don't like your uneducated opinion challenged which is why you spew your vitriol at Furr any chance you get while claiming that you "don't care about him".


>One can never simply make an error, one's error is ALWAYS what one intended.
What error?
You've still not stated what error was made


Yeah, he is bending backwards to not make any specific statement that could actually be proved or disproved with evidence. Only some vague bullshit about Stalin mixing subjectivity and objectivity (and he clearly doesn't understand what those words mean either).


- Khrushchev ordered to built the damn wall just one week after Walter Ulbricht had publicly promised that building a wall is out of question. Big win for west-german propaganda who made Ulbricht look like a divider and liar, when the real divider was actually Adenauer. Now Ulbricht's name is associated with the wall when building a wall was probably the last thing he wanted to do.
- Khrushchev suffered of severe sinophobia, which lead to the soviet-chinese split and extremely weakened the communist bloc as a whole during cold war. The sinophobia thing applies to all USSR chairmen after him as well, they all tried to hamper improving relations between the DDR and PRC.
- transferred Crimea to the Ukrainian SSR which didn't make any sense at all, but caused immense problems

however despite making mistakes i consider him a proper communist who didn't bow to imperialism even under immediate threat of nuclear escalation (the oh so nice JFK played with fire).


The Chinese also supported reactionaries abroad during this time


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#BackTheBlue edition

OP pic: https://metro.co.uk/2022/11/14/police-force-investigated-for-misogyny-and-racism-after-whatsapp-group-exposed-17753542/

>Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is expected to announce an extra two year freeze on the lifetime allowance on pension savings in the Autumn Statement this week.

>Allies of the former Labour leader have signalled he will run for the seat regardless of whether he gets the whip restored. One said locals in his north London seat respected him for his constituency work.
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UK government may challenge Scottish gender change law
"A new law is set to be passed by the Scottish Parliament which will simplify the legal process for anyone in Scotland who wants to change their gender.
But the signs are that the UK government could refuse to recognise it, causing huge issues for people affected who want to relocate elsewhere in the UK."

"A UK government source close to the process told the BBC this was "absolutely" possible.
The Westminster government is also not ruling out the prospect of a legal challenge once the legislation is passed by MSPs - it believes the new law may have an impact on areas where policy is decided in London."

"A UK government source told the BBC that they had concerns people from elsewhere in the UK may relocate to Scotland to change gender.
And they claimed Scottish ministers wanted to paint Scotland as a "haven of inclusivity" in comparison to a "nasty Westminster"."

>that last line

they are seething


>they are seething
Not really, you're a fool. It's completely socycle attempts to scrape the vote barrel by the conservatives they've been jumping from shitty culture war point to shitty culture war point, it's not been working for a while now and they're increasingly more desperate as people want them quite obviously to address the actual crisis's that address europe and teh UK..


Labour says it would stop Cumbria coalmine from opening
>Ed Miliband, the shadow climate change secretary, said: “A Labour government will leave no stone unturned in seeking to prevent the opening of this climate-destroying coalmine, and instead ensure we deliver the green jobs that people in Cumbria deserve.”
>Labour expects the mine to run into serious legal challenges long before the general election. Activists are already planning to seek a judicial review of the government’s decision to grant permission for the mine.
>The Woodhouse Colliery, near Whitehaven in Cumbria, is the first new coalmine to be given a green light in 30 years. The £165m project, which would create about 500 jobs and produce 2.8m tonnes of coking coal a year for steelmaking, was first proposed in 2014. Ministers allowed planning permission to go ahead in early 2021, before rescinding that decision while the UK prepared to host the Cop26 UN climate summit in Glasgow last November.
Not that is really a brave stand: the coal mine is apparently completely unnecessary economically and just an electoral strategy by the Conservatives. Most of the coal is for export and it has high sulphur content. Sulphur in coal being oxidized and released into the air when burned is one of the biggest causes of acid rain.


This is an attempt to get the snp to react and make independence a woke versus anti woke thing.
>inb4 some retard comes in and says it is actually



The establishment of socialism requires the development of productive forces, meaning industrialization. It is industrialization that eliminates the agrarian pre-capitalist mode of production and creates the the class conflict between the emergent bourgeoisie and proletariat. But the world develops asymmetrically. The development of the productive forces happens at different rates from region to region. This was true even in antiquity. Some regions experienced the beginning of their bronze age centuries before other regions. The global south hasn't been able to develop their productive forces however because the imperial core has deliberately stagnated their development. Liberalism used to develop the imperial periphery through the process of imperialism. Gunboat diplomacy for example forced open the markets of Japan in the 1800s and caused that region to rapidly industrialize. However, in the 20th century, a new financial order developed whereby the imperial periphery had its development deliberately arrested by the imperial core bourgeoisie. Rather than being allowed to industrialize on the national level, both socialist leaders and nationalist bourgeois leaders were overthrown with coups. Markets in the imperial periphery could not nationalize. Economies could not develop. These imperial periphery countries were often forced to take out huge loans, give up their resource deposits to foreign capital, and be used over and over as raw resource exporters, and importers of finished goods. Instead of developing a nationalist bourgeoisie, as was the case when the imperial core first became capitalist, they instead developed a comprador bourgeoisie, who serve the imperial core first and foremost. because they weren't able to industrialize properly, these countries are anemic, and cannot properly act out the contradictions of capitalism which would lead to socialist revolution. The death of US hegemony means the emergence of a multipolar world where the imperial periphery is no longer restricted in its development. It does not mean the end of capitalism, nor is it a solution to all problems.

Do you disagree?
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>my point that devloping more productive forces only helps capitalists as we have passed post scarcity
thats so fucking stupid I hope you're underaged


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Jesus wept this site is a bunch of retards too stupid to read Marx


>not the development of capital
>more productive forces only helps capitalists

why do you keep implying that building factories is something only capitalists can do. once a country becomes socialist they build up their industry to make homeless people houses and stuff like that on their way to communism. they don't just have a revolution and then the next day everyone gets what ever they want, you still have to actually set up the infrastructure for need instead of profit



Marx famously advocated
"Production should stop and be slowed upon the coming revolution. There is already enough stuff."

Imagine Stalin's famous speech in 1931 predicting to the exact year how long the Soviets had until ww2…
But instead he's talking of his rousing speech telling the Soviet people they were to rise to their feet and meet the challenge of building socialist industrial economy its about slacking the tempo of Soviet economy, advocating Soviet society become a bunch of lazy disgusting hippies and faggots who produce less every year and saying "we got enough stuff dude" in-between inhaling pot

<To slacken the tempo would mean falling behind. And those who fall behind get beaten. But we do not want to be beaten. No, we refuse to be beaten! One feature of the history of old Russia was the continual beatings she suffered because of her backwardness. She was beaten by the Mongol khans. She was beaten by the Turkish beys. She was beaten by the Swedish feudal lords. She was beaten by the Polish and Lithuanian gentry. She was beaten by the British and French capitalists. She was beaten by the Japanese barons. All beat her — because of her backwardness, because of her military backwardness, cultural backwardness, political backwardness, industrial backwardness, agricultural backwardness. They beat her because it was profitable and could be done with impunity. You remember the words of the pre-revolutionary poet: "You are poor and abundant, mighty and impotent, Mother Russia." 4 Those gentlemen were quite familiar with the verses of the old poet. They beat her, saying: "You are abundant," so one can enrich oneself at your expense. They beat her, saying: "You are poor and impotent," so you can be beaten and plundered with impunity. Such is the law of the exploiters — to beat the backward and the weak. It is the jungle law of capitalism. You are backward, you are weak — therefore you are wrong; hence you can be beaten and enslaved. You are mighty — therefore you are right; hence we must be wary of you.

<That is why we must no longer lag behind.

<In the past we had no fatherland, nor could we have had one. But now that we have overthrown capitalism and power is in our hands, in the hands of the
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What are your opinions on the idea of decolonization? I've been digging into this a little bit as it regards Native American tribes and it looks like there is no consensus among proponents of this stuff. A lot of academics talk about "decolonizing spaces" or "decolonizing the canon," which is mostly just fuzzy liberal shit with little practical effect, but there is also the "decolonization is not a metaphor" crowd, which gets into land back territory.

Now the land back stuff is interesting. I don’t know about the history of this but the recent history is pretty interesting. It looks like the phrase "Land Back" started as a hashtag which gained some traction before being sort of coopted by an org called the NDN Collective. This NDN Collective has received $50 million in grants from the Bush Foundation, along with another $12 million from the Jeff Bezos Earth Fund and a (from what I could find) undisclosed amount from Bezos’ ex-wife Mackenzie Scott.

The NDN Collective advocates for the return of Native territory obtained through broken treaties, focusing particular attention on the Black Hills in South Dakota, where Mt. Rushmore is located. Multiple members, including their president, have been arrested for protest stunts. They also plan to open an independent school for Native students.

But Land Back, followed to its logical conclusions, would seem to call for the displacement of all non-native occupants of North America, or at least a race-based supremacy of Native peoples. And Porky seems very interested in using this to muddy the waters in some way.

However, as I said, there seems to be no real consensus on this stuff, and I don’t doubt that many who support decolonization efforts of some kind or another have correctly intuited that decolonization would actually involve the overthrow of capitalism, not just the yeeting of white people. But it seems like there is a concerted effort to keep this stuff in the realm of either the patently ridiculous or purely abstracted.
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An indigenous nation is whosoever is displaced
, genocided and subjugated in a settler-colonial society. This applies both to American Indians and Black people. They are indigenous because of their social role and context.


>I only think that formulating things like land rights on the basis of race

It's not based on race. It's based on settler colonial social roles. Noone has a problem with colonizers because they are white. They have a problem with colonizers, because they are colonizers.


>I think that if you were born somewhere on the American continent you are by definition a native American.
t. Elizabeth Warren


What does decolonization actually mean in practical terms? They weren't just colonized but genocided or forcefully assimilated. Their tribes have been devastated and broken. They simply don't have the populations for them to restore their civilizations and too much has been destroyed by anglo-capitalist domination.

A kind of mental self-liberation would be the only realistic possibility. Even then eschewing the current way of life of alcohol, corn syrup, internet and pornography is no easy task
NA communities are among the most dysfunctional in the country and reservations often have considerable drug, alcohol and poverty problems.

Land Back etc are pipe dreams and will never happen so their is no point of entertaining these fantasies .


>What does decolonization actually mean in practical terms?

Simple, Balkanization to try to keep other ethnic groups fighting amongst each other instead of fighting against the bourgeoisie. And to make it easier for the capitalists to plunder the wealth and minerals of the land.

"Land Back" and "Decolonization" has already become co-opted by capitalists. Making these decisions based on spooks like race, gender or sexuality always plays into the bourgeoisie's hands.



I fucking love Blind Guardian, I've been neglecting all their albums other than the first 2 for the past 5 or so years, only recently did I begin to appreciate Tales from the Twilight World and Somewhere Far Beyond, they're such wonderful and epic albums
I regret not giving this song a listen years ago. This one, and Lost in the Twilight Hall.

So what's your favorite band? Favorite album?
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Got a ticket for one of these shows, what am I in for?


awful diapershit


Just found out Beast in Black released new album some time ago. They became my favorite band with their second one, this one isnt as good but still has some banger songs.




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>does nothing
>geopolitical opponents fumble at your very feet


but later in the article-
>“The US doesn’t have spare submarines it can sell to Australia, and it won’t have them anytime soon. Giving Australia submarines that the USN needs, particularly when its own numbers are declining or at best flat-lining, is just not an option that the US political leadership will consider,” Hellyer said. “Ultimately, Australia will have to learn to build SSNs if it wants them, but what exactly ‘build’ looks like is still very unclear.”


>getting a sub eventually
After the US builds more than what it needs, and until then they'll let Australia watch how they do it. And also they'll be sharing a nuclear sub together at some point at the future.
All of which is incredibly stupid and inefficient compared to just France building buncha non-nuclear subs for Australia.


AUKUS more like… CUCKUS


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I love you guys lol
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yes and post it here


if I force myself to get good at it maybe


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Thought it was a plushy dick with two blue balls at first


were you disappointed


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>no thread for the game awards at all
>kid gets to sneak in and say some funny shit, /pol/ tards claim responsibility

holy shit this board is so dead lmao
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Who are you talking to?


the game awards are self-masturbatory corporate shit and that kid is a poltard who should [just be ignored/beaten up


What happened?


Not much, but FromSoft finally announced a new Armored Core game after years of not speaking about it and also announced a free PvP arena DLC for Elden Ring. Nothing much else noteworthy otherwise, except Hades II maybe.


>new armored core




Honest question: if the Vatican II council was truly a product of communist infiltration (as tradcaths love to claim) how the FUCK did it fly under the radar of the CIA?

In the 1960s the CIA was overthrowuyghovernments around the world, manipulating leftist movements, engaging in mass disinformation campaigns, and so on. If they got word the biggest and most powerful religious institution in the world was infiltrated by communist agents who were pushing all sorts of reforms in the Church, why did they do nothing about it? Or if they did, why do we have no record of it?

Not to mention, how did all the alleged commie priests in the US fly under the radar of the FBI during McCarthyism?
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>ever not revisionist
Take that Mao head off your posts.


Hilarious how people are still mad at “McCarthyism” when 15% of CPUSA’s membership was informants and Foster was being watched by the FBI 24/7 for years.


There's no honour among thieves. In that world comrades cannibalize themselves. Dodd should have known that before she agreed to run with so-called "union thugs" for 14(?) years. She was well aware of what CPUSA's agenda and strategies were. She knew Foster was a hardcore labour militant. And most importantly, she knew how comrades would treat her if she turned her back on them, which she did. I don't have an ounce of sympathy for her. Fuck that rat.

Protip: telling the feds something they "already know" is still snitching. A lot of times cops and feds will claim they "already know" something in order to get you to confirm it, aka snitch to them.


>that video
Thanks for making me lose my appetite.


If there’s no honour among thieves then why do we ascribe honour to the “party line” or no-snitching code?

If it was wrong for Bella to go against the party line then why was it wrong for her to snitch? Or better yet, why was it wrong for Browder to do what he did?

You’re implying there are no rules yet the party line is somehow the rule above all rules. Don’t you see how contradictory that is?


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Talk about job/career advice and other related stuff from a leftist perspective. EX: How to get a job, promotion, skill, switch companies, resume, life hacks, etc.
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True. Still, I think it best I pass on the option.


ok what if you were in a marxist militia in college tho




Probably better you don't try. If you try to get a security clearance and you WERE in an anti-American movement like that then it's an automatic minimum 5 year prison sentence.


It's the squeeze, it stated with colleges getting expensive and now the employer is looking to maximize their work load and minimizing pay, mainly by looking for a mythical human that fits the requirements so that the next best person who comes along needs to settle for less pay and more work since it's unrealistic to find these perfect qualified people.


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Política de Perú.

PRIMERA NOTA: Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was arrested by the authorities after he dissolved the Congress of Peru on Wednesday. The accused as the leader of a “criminal organization” was approached in the street, in downtown Lima, by police officers when he was leaving the Government headquarters, it was reported by local media.

Cuál es el contexto de todo el desmadre que está sucediendo?

no quería postear en el hilo del namefag 🤮

Peru’s President Pedro Castillo announced on Wednesday that he will dissolve Congress temporarily and install an emergency government – hours before lawmakers were due to make an impeachment vote in congress.

In a televised speech from the Presidential Palace on Wednesday, Castillo said he will call for early parliamentary elections to work on a new constitution.

The embattled president, who has survived two impeachment attempts, also declared a national curfew from Wednesday from 10 p.m. local (5 p.m. ET) to 4 a.m. local.

Congress appeared defiant however, beginning its session on Wednesday with lawmakers singing the national anthem.
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Good video that explains the basic framework of the state of Perú


The press is calling for the killing of protestors.. bros..


La prensa es un gran concepto, se especifico.



The disgraced former President of the Republic, Pedro Castillo, in an irresponsible, provocative measure, isolated from the popular sectors, illegally and opportunistically declared the closure of the Congress. The parliament has proceeded to vacate it and it will be up to the Vice-President, Dina Boluarte, to assume the position. Castillo's brief continuist, mediocre and corrupt government did nothing but strengthen the reactionary and conservative forces that have established themselves in the Congress of the Republic and the judicial institutions. We reject the coup attempts on both sides, both of which are largely delegitimized in front of the people.
The root of the crisis is deeper, it lies in the foundations of the outdated neoliberal institutional model. Faced with this, and any authoritarian way out, we propose the immediate call for general elections and the organization of a referendum to convene a Constituent Assembly.
The Party leadership declares itself in permanent meeting and constant communication with the party structures.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Political Bureau of the Central Committee



death to america


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💰️DOW/Market Watch Thread💰️
monitoring the market, trends, fluctuations, etc.
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The third quarter was positive, though the state of the market is still not good.
It could be a dead cat bounce.


…we have also had you people preaching about "sure signs of recession" for days/months/years here now. Any day, comrades!


What's your opinion on Saudis, as well as Iran and Israel, switching sides to China?


All in my pocket since forever


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>Your question might at first sight appear to be correct. Actually, it will not stand the slightest criticism. It should be easy to understand that when Lenin says that "Soviet power plus electrification is communism," he does not mean by this that there will be any kind of political power under communism, nor does he mean that if we have seriously set about electrifying the country we have thereby already achieved communism.

>What did Lenin mean to say when making this statement? In my opinion, all he meant to say was that Soviet power alone is not enough for the advance towards communism, that in order to advance towards communism the Soviet power must electrify the country and transfer the entire national economy to large-scale production, and that the Soviet power is prepared to take this course in order to arrive at communism. Lenin's dictum implies nothing more than the readiness of the Soviet power to advance towards communism through electrification.

>We often say that our republic is a socialist one. Does this mean that we have already achieved socialism, done away with classes and abolished the state (for the achievement of socialism implies the withering away of the state)? Or does it mean that classes, the state, and so on, will still exist under socialism? Obviously not. Are we entitled in that case to call our republic a socialist one? Of course, we are. From what standpoint? From the standpoint of our determination and our readiness to achieve socialism, to do away with classes, etc.

>Perhaps, Comrade Kushtysev, you would agree to listen to Lenin's opinion on this point? If so, then listen:

>"No one, I think, in considering the question of the economy of Russia has ever denied its transitional character. Nor, I think has any Communist denied that the term Socialist Soviet Republic signifies the determination of the Soviet power to achieve the transition to socialism, and not at all that the new economic order is a socialist order" (Vol. XXII, p. 513).

- Joseph Stalin
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