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Entries from January 2018

The failure of social democracy

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/?s=social+democracy: we have critiqued social democracy over and over again here… https://jacobinmag.com/2018/01/social-democracy-socialism-ralph-miliband These days, as austerity sweeps the advanced capitalist world and welfare states lie in tatters, it’s easy to romanticize post–World War II social democracy. The epoch of strong unions, regulated markets, and rising wages seems like a golden age compared to our current […]

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How about a socialist platform!

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/43308-one-year-later-and-twice-as-pissed-off

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latest…

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/23/born-again-left/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/23/falsifying-historical-scientism/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/23/social-democratic-illusions/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/23/democratic-rhetoric/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/23/the-larger-meaning-of-revolution-religion-social-transformation/

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The great irony in Fukuyama’s ‘end of history’ argument

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

The great irony in Fukuyama’s ‘end of history’ argument is that he may be right about the directionality of democracy in history but the outcome so far is not’democracy’: the argument goes into reversal ans the need for a socialist foundation is needed to establish real democracy… ——————— R48G: remorphing liberal democracy one to one […]

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Failure of theory: historical materialism…

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/toward-a-new-communist-manifesto-minutes-of-the-red-forty-eight-group/ One of the reasons to suggest the macro model of WHEE to replace historical materialism is that it

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Fairy Tales Denying Greenhouse Gas Warming

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

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Bernie Sanders – Medicare for All National Town Hall

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

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recent posts/archive

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Link log 2013/4/5 —————- http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/21/the-dawn-of-american-socialism/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/21/feminist-bourgeoisie-feminist-socialism/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/21/examining-world-history-as-a-whole-3-5-a-new-model-of-history-eonic-evolution/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/21/marxism-and-bungled-bolshevism/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/21/the-fallacy-of-value-free-history/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/20/is-endless-incurable-darwinian-idiocy-grounds-for-loss-of-faith-in-science/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/20/democratic-market-neo-communism-2/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/20/at-most-two-decades-to-avert-environmental-catastrophe-point-of-no-return/

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“Emergence” and the Soul

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

https://evolutionnews.org/2018/01/emergence-and-the-soul/

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Embryonic Development Reveals Staggering Complexity

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

https://uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/embryonic-development-reveals-staggering-complexity/

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Air quality is leading environmental threat to public health

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180123101914.htm

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Why is the Israeli Army Finally Worried About Gaza?

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/24/why-is-the-israeli-army-finally-worried-about-gaza/

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[Marxism] the horrific violence of US “pacification” of South Vietnam

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

http://www.marxmail.org/msg149192.html

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Donald Trump Has Made America a Laughingstock on the World Stage

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/donald-trump-has-made-america-laughingstock-world-stage

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At UN Hearing, South African Delegate Decries Israel as World’s Last Functioning “Apartheid State”

January 24th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/23/un-hearing-south-african-delegate-decries-israel-worlds-last-functioning-apartheid

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Born again left

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: a revamped leftist platform has a definite supply and demand factor: the new generation is ready but can’t be asphyxiated by boilerplate zombies July 17th, 2017 · https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=The+Anthropocene+and+The+Coming+of+Postcapitalism_ver16_kindle.pdf We might start over/move on from our discourse on the ‘Red Forty-eight Group’, proceeding to the same subject all over again.

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Falsifying historical scientism

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

The eonic effect as a falsification of most historical/evolutionary theories… January 14th, 2018 · We have frequently used the data for the so-called eonic effect as a way to debrief dogmatic historical theories, hopefully without creating a new dogma. in fact the so-called ‘eonic effect’ is itself quite tricky but can be taken in a […]

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Social democratic illusions

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: socialisms doomed to social democratic finale January 16th, 2018 · It is debatable whether it is worth reading an article in the New Republic about socialism. As I started reading I wondered how many paragraphs would pass before we were treated to social democratic blah blah. It didn’t take long. We get the whole […]

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Democratic rhetoric…

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: the empty rhetoric of democracy without an equality of the commons August 4th, 2017 · The idea of communism has been so discredited that we forget that in some form it is the only solution to the problem of fairness, and thence of democracy: our current system promotes the theme of democracy in order […]

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The larger meaning of revolution/religion/social transformation

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: a challenge to decline with a democratic/communist revolution….: floating fourth turning points… August 21st, 2017 · The http://darwiniana.com/?s=floating+fourth+turning+points We have created the mirror image of ‘decline’ in our idea of floating fourth turning points: we are inside a system that is hybrid with free agency and we can envision take control of the larger […]

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Leftist confusion over darwinism

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

A leftist make over on the issue of evolution? December 13th, 2017 · One of the most remarkable confusions of modern culture is the way a reductionist version of evolution, viz. darwinism came into being to displace a promising set of starts that were on the right track. The left has been a particular victim […]

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Revolution and eonic modernity

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: the revolutionary impulse and modernity/antimodernity March 13th, 2017 · One of the ironies of the analysis of the antimodernists and their calls for some kind of ‘new age’ epoch (the aquarian age meme was one such piece of nonsense) is that modern revolutionary dynamism itself is both modern and antimodern at the same time:

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Modernity and revolution

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

Modernity, revolution and postcapitalism… December 14th, 2017 · https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=The+Crisis+of+Modernity_ver6.pdf https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=Two+Manifestos+version+2.pdf Our discussions today reinvoke our discussions of modernity and revolution with a focus on the possibility of postcapitalism.

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“Evolutionists don’t know a good eye when they see one”

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

https://uncommondescent.com/evolution/evolutionists-dont-know-a-good-eye-when-they-see-one/

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