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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…

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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

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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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January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/22/futile-discussions-of-decline-the-west-civilizations-etc-focusing-on-the-eonic-effect/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/22/devolving-to-the-no-growth-economy-when-economic-growth-indicates-failure/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/22/marxist-historical-theory-a-subtle-flaw/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/22/working-class-and-universal-class/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/01/22/american-democracy-great-idea/ ———————————————- 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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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

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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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recent posts/archive

January 23rd, 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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“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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A solar shield could save us from climate change. But its sudden collapse would doom the planet

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.richarddawkins.net/2018/01/a-solar-shield-could-save-us-from-climate-change-but-its-sudden-collapse-would-doom-the-planet/

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508-Million-Year-Old Bristly Worm Helps Solve an Evolutionary Puzzle

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.livescience.com/61488-ancient-worm-evolutionary-mystery.html

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Global temperature targets will be missed within decades unless carbon emissions reversed

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180122110946.htm

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Leading Marxist Scholar David Harvey on Trump, Wall Street, and Debt Peonage

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

http://www.marxmail.org/msg149166.html

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It’s Going to Take a New Economy to Save the Planet

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.alternet.org/local-peace-economy/what-new-economy-and-can-it-help-save-planet

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Smacks Down GOP Gerrymandered Congressional Map

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/22/pennsylvania-supreme-court-smacks-down-gop-gerrymandered-congressional-map

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Opinion on the move against capitalism…

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.marxist.com/britain-marxists-scare-the-tory-press-and-bourgeois-academics.htm Neo-communism should not even bother to defend the bolshevik record: the facts of the case are that ‘communism’ was never tried because it became an experiment run by a single dictotor, etc…A new socialism must offer something close to a guarantee that such deviations won’t be considered valid exemplars. We have tried to offer […]

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The need for peaceful socialist demonstrations without blac bloc…

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/j20-one-year-later-what-happened-to-defendants-w515646 The Black Block is really a kind of guerilla movement and should leave alone the simple gesture of public protest along radical (socialist) lines. The left needs public demonstrations for a socialist transition that does not indulge in the kind of semi-violent tactics that egregiously threaten demonstrations as such…

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Life on Earth is Dying

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.globalresearch.ca/life-on-earth-is-dying-thousands-of-species-cease-to-exist/5561829

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Futile discussions of decline, the west, ‘civilization(s)’, etc…Focusing on the ‘eonic effect’….

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

http://www.marxmail.org/msg149135.html: [Marxism] Is Western civilisation is about to hit the skids? These discussions are mostly futile given the vagueness of the terminology and the incorrect or fallacious use of terms like ‘decline’ and ‘civilization’. There is a difference between a possible decline of the so-called west and the larger global perspective where the issue is […]

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a failure of corrupted leadership since the 1950’s peak…//How the Labor Movement Is Thinking Ahead to a Post-Trump World

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

https://theintercept.com/2018/01/21/labor-movement-us-unions/

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Reform or revolution? a generation of electoral politics has lost ground and accomplished nothing…

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

https://socialistworker.org/2018/01/16/does-revolution-still-matter-for-the-left

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devolving to the no-growth economy?…//When Economic Growth Indicates Failure

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/01/21/when-economic-growth-indicates-failure

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