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A muddled left, options slipping away in the onset of barbarism, or worse

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

We are in a strange situation: we are almost forced into the revolutionary option, but the chance seems remote in the extreme. We see the dilemma in the jargon of the Berniacs about ‘our revolution’ which isn’t really a platform so much as a pun. We should prepare in any case for the turning point […]

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Our genome is not a blueprint for making humans at all | Aeon Essays

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Are we still missing most of the answer about evolution? Source: Our genome is not a blueprint for making humans at all | Aeon Essays

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NCSE newsletter

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Dear friends of NCSE, The instructional materials bill in the Florida House of Representatives passes committee, while a creationist lawsuit is dismissed in Pennsylvania, and a last-minute threat to evolution education is averted in Ohio.

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Between two stools

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Between social democratic and bolshevik failed modes… February 7th, 2018 · We have both embraced and critiqued marxism in order to make a point, a point somewhere between failed social democratic thinking and flawed theoretical perspectives in marxism: our idea of democratic market neo-communism is taken to find the middle ground between social democratic ‘new […]

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Supreme Court could cripple public unions in run-up to 2018 midterms – POLITICO

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Supreme Court could cripple public unions in run-up to 2018 midterms – POLITICO

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The enigma of world history

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.marxists.org/ebooks/trotsky/history-of-the-russian-revolution/ebook-history-of-the-russian-revolution-v1.pdf https://jacobinmag.com/2018/01/leon-trotsky-russian-revolution-stalin-lenin After all the debate and discussion from the left the stark reality remains that marxist views of history suffer from a flawed foundation in economic fundamentalism.

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Climate and the last days of civilization?

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: The crisis in evolutionary leftism… July 7th, 2017 · A degree by degree explanation of what will happen when the earth warms We are very close to a terminal stage of human civilization, indeed, of human evolution as we stand at the threshold of runaway climate change. As the left, whatever that means, equivocates […]

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First and last international

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Toward a last international?!…//The rise and fall of the Second International July 18th, 2017 · The passing of the 2nd international was long ago, and yet the marxist framework (that might have led to its failure) still persists. A new upgrade is needed for a ‘last international’. Part of the problem was the expectation that […]

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February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/24/the-core-heroic-saga/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/24/free-agents-and-postcapitalist-transition/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/23/why-does-everyone-have-trouble-with-the-eonic-effect-from-the-preface-to-a-new-edition-of-whee/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/23/books-stack-libraries-and-the-new-world-of-po/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/23/the-issue-of-degrowth-compounds-the-evolution-revolution-dilemma/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/23/multitasking-the-universal-working-class/

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Hot Wet Atmospheric Rivers Ravage Arctic: Part 1 of 4 – YouTube

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

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recent posts/archive

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Link log 2013/4/5/6/7 —————- Most of this archive has been moved to the Pages section: visible in the sidebar: linklog 13/…./17 —————————– http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/11/falling-between-two-stools-religious-and-secular-confusion-over-history/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/11/take-out-a-piece-of-paper-a-blueprint-for-a-postcapitalist-system/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/11/collapse-of-judeo-xtianity/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/02/11/does-the-sanders-gambit-has-a-realizable-future/

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Panpsychism: The cosmic mind debuts at YouTube | Uncommon Descent

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Panpsychism: The cosmic mind debuts at YouTube | Uncommon Descent

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Evolution May Make it Harder for Humans to Hold Their Liquor | Richard Dawkins Foundation

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Evolution May Make it Harder for Humans to Hold Their Liquor | Richard Dawkins Foundation

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[Marxism] Top Marx | Review of *Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason* by David Harvey | Joe Gill | The Morning Star

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: [Marxism] Top Marx | Review of *Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason* by David Harvey | Joe Gill | The Morning Star

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In ‘Tremendous Victory for Taxpayers, Public Health, and Planet,’ Federal Court Rejects Trump Admin.’s Attempt to Suspend Methane Rule

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: In ‘Tremendous Victory for Taxpayers, Public Health, and Planet,’ Federal Court Rejects Trump Admin.’s Attempt to Suspend Methane Rule

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CNN? i’m optimistic…//Despite what CNN says, there’s nothing cool about socialism

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Stalin terminated any vestige of a socialist project, so, ironically, the charge here is false/misleading. Nonetheless we have tried to insist to the left the need to create a caesura with bolshevism, perhaps even marxism and start over. Source: Despite what CNN says, there’s nothing cool about socialism

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R48G: a restatement of the communist project

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

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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The core heroic saga…

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

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.

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Sandwalk: Human genome books

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Sandwalk: Human genome books

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What Strategy for the US Left?

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Perhaps we need a broader formation than the focus on the working class. We have suggested considering the ‘universal class’ in a focus that goes beyond the economic into the social: the creation of a foundational communism in which markets, planning and a new democratic politics is realized as the working class merging into the […]

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Free agents and postcapitalist transition

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: postcapitalism requires the action of free agents to create it, not passivity in a mechanical system… August 23rd, 2017 · archive: Red Forty-eight Group: ‘Our Revolution’, democratic market neo-communism, and the rapid appearance of totalitarian capitalism We are caught in the downspiral of what constitutes the ‘endgame of capitalism’.

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Trump Clearly Doesn’t Understand Anything About the Paris Climate Accord – Mother Jones

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Trump Clearly Doesn’t Understand Anything About the Paris Climate Accord – Mother Jones

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Is Science Objective? Steven Pinker’s Counterattack Against the “War on Science” | Evolution News

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Is Science Objective? Steven Pinker’s Counterattack Against the “War on Science” | Evolution News

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Lactose tolerance: Human ancestors evolved “far more quickly than was originally thought” | Uncommon Descent

February 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Lactose tolerance: Human ancestors evolved “far more quickly than was originally thought” | Uncommon Descent

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