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Entries from January 2018

Democracies, markets, communisms

January 30th, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: the template for neo-communism July 29th, 2017 · https://www.dropbox.com/s/d1fmhfcq4xithv4/Democratic_Market_Neo_Communism_ver_5.pdf?dl=0 Our discussions of ‘democratic market neo-communism’ are an attempt to deal with the obsessive compromises that always overtake leftist positions resulting in the usual social democratic wishing well of ‘social democratic’ fantasy. This combination, DMNC, itself seems like compromise, but it implies something quite revolutionary, […]

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Marxism’s ‘core heroic saga’ needs upgrade

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From the ‘Core Heroic Saga’ to a new statement of the postcapitalist transition March 29th, 2015 · http://rs21.org.uk/2015/03/08/leninism-2/ I think the communist left is stalled and the inability of leftist parties to expand at a moment of such global crisis is ominous. To me the problem is not hard to analyze in principle, whatever the […]

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Communism 2.0

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R48G: a restatement of the communist project July 30th, 2017 · The marxist left often fails to see how they curdle thinking with associations that invoke a nightmare vision in a general public successfully brainwashed by massive doses of neoliberal hype.

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Finding the real history of evolutionary theory

January 30th, 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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Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump

January 30th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/01/29/climate-change-denial-age-trump

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Early Complexity: An Evolutionary Case Study

January 30th, 2018 · No Comments

https://evolutionnews.org/2018/01/early-complexity-a-case-study-in-evolutionary-theory/

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At Quartz: Materialists are converting to panpsychism

January 30th, 2018 · No Comments

https://uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/at-quartz-materialists-are-converting-to-panpsychism/

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New Egyptian dinosaur reveals ancient link between Africa and Europe

January 30th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180129131345.htm

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[Marxism] How four decades of US intervention has destroyed Afghanistan

January 30th, 2018 · No Comments

http://www.marxmail.org/msg149290.html

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Is Trump Slowly Killing Democracy?

January 30th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/trump-slowly-killing-democracy

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Trump Proves Record-Level Ignorance Regarding Ice Caps, Climate Crisis

January 30th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/29/trump-proves-record-level-ignorance-regarding-ice-caps-climate-crisis

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If nuclear war doesn’t get us, runaway climate change will

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

http://grist.org/briefly/if-nuclear-war-doesnt-get-us-runaway-climate-change-will/

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Revolutionary brands…

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

archive: Red Forty-eight Group: need for a new brand of revolutionary movement July 16th, 2017 · Upate, and…what happened to the working class in yesterday’s vanguardist dialectic? //Red Forty-eight Group: need for a new brand of revolutionary movement October 8th, 2016 · Update: this post from yesterday (deleted and reposted below) made a controversial/dubious statement: […]

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Some swoon, some shudder, confronting ‘buddhism’…its hidden dark side

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

http://theconversation.com/why-so-many-americans-think-buddhism-is-just-a-philosophy-89488 The buddhist fad is important as a kind of ‘make up’ in the west where christian simplicities have left religious thinking impoverished. That void has been filled by an ambitious globalization of buddhist philosophy/religion. But the deeper reality is of a legacy corrupted and terminating, enough that it plant a few seeds of historical […]

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The ironic destruction of american sanity by the ‘end of history’ meme

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

The ‘end of history’ meme as Hegelian scripture with Nietzschean nihilist dessert January 12th, 2014 · http://darwiniana.com/?s=Introduction+LFM The puzzle of American, I won’t say ‘decline’, deviation from its historic path, is hard to understand, but the macro model of LFM and WHEE provide some insight.

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The Roman analogy…

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

Is the American state analogous to the endstate of the Roman Empire??? October 14th, 2013 · http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/10/14-0; The Folly of Empire by Chris Hedges The last days of empire are carnivals of folly. We are in the midst of our own, plunging forward as our leaders court willful economic and environmental self-destruction. Sumer and Rome […]

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The endless muddle of economic theory…

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

From Marx to marginalism and the cloud of mathematical ideology May 8th, 2014 · Yesterday’s post on Marx’s theories is confusing to dedicated marxists, and I hope my thinking wasn’t misunderstood. We can apply a dialectic and defend Marx’s theories and there are many works that do this very well. We should therefore, of course, […]

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Trump conspiracy theories…?

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.rawstory.com/2018/01/putin-may-really-trump/: Money Laundering: What Putin May Really Have on Trump We may never know the truth behind Trump’s strangely zombie-like hypnosis driving him to destroy american democracy.It goes much deeper than the Putin connection and seems to have a global aspect…

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Decoding a complete phony, chomsky the crypto-reactionary?

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2017/11/23/chomskys-failure-to-denounce-darwinism/ http://darwiniana.com/2017/07/21/chomsky-seems-to-have-set-the-standard-of-confusion-if-not-lies-on-jfk-and-911/ https://conversations.e-flux.com/t/a-tale-of-two-chomskys-the-military-sponsored-scientist-and-the-anarchist-activist/4804 Chomsky has spent a whole generation basking in revolutionary glamor and obfsucating any kind of radical change, including complete idiocy on the questions of the JFK assassination and the 9/11 conspiracy…

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1848, the year of the incomplete revolutions…

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.thenation.com/article/little-spartas/ We have many times pointed to the correlation of modern revolution and the eonic sequence. And we have also asked if the neglected revolutions of 1848, aborted and ambiguous, remains the tokens of the failure of the modern revolution to complete itself in the reckoning with capitalism.

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Trump Proves Record-Level Ignorance Regarding Ice Caps, Climate Crisis

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/29/trump-proves-record-level-ignorance-regarding-ice-caps-climate-crisis

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Design in history…?

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

The eonic effect as evidence of a mysterious design? January 10th, 2018 ·

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Communism: beyond the marxist monopoly

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

Beyond the marxist monopoly of the communist idea… October 22nd, 2017 · https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=Two+Manifestos+version+2.pdf The left has tied its head knots with theory, theory that doesn’t really work, but which has turned into a kind of dogma. The whole question of socialism has been frozen in place in terms of a legacy that was too complicated, […]

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older…

January 29th, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/13/archive-r48g-utopian-scientific/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/12/the-market-myth-and-the-calculation-debate/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/12/the-illusions-of-economic-theory/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/12/class-struggles/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/12/history-eonic-effects-and-leftist-historicism/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/12/jfk-9-11-50-years-of-deep-state/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/11/the-us-as-the-next-world-stage-for-postcapitalism/

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