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December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

Dear friends of NCSE,

A new poll confirms the conventional wisdom on the relationship
between acceptance of climate change and political views in the United
States, while a new report suggests that the public is funding science
miseducation in private schools.
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Deep state? who were the 9/11 perps?

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

archive: Deep state? who were the 9/11 perps?
April 27th, 2017 ·

Deep state? who were the 9/11 perps? //What Is the Deep State? | The Nation
February 19th, 2017 ·
This analysis is useful enough but misses the desperate point that a ‘deep state’ (more in the sense of Peter Dale Scott) is suspected but unknown to us. The current liberal and/or radical left cannot seem to get its act together over issues of the JFK assassination and/or the 9/11 conspiracy. Until we can understand such histories the issue of the ‘deep state’ remains an unknown but to some extent palpable concept.

It is no use blathering about the ‘deep state’ if we can’t figure out who was behind the 9/11 conspiracy. Most of the so-called left is still floundering in a muddle on the question. And in the age of Trump we must be wary of getting shafted one more time by a false flag op from the ‘deep state’, a cover term ‘x’ for an unknown…
We can’t equate that with the outer action of George Bush, as far as we know, and that leaves the question of the ‘deep state’ very real indeed.

In the nonce we can see that many on Wall Street made a bunch off the 9/11 game plan, whatever it was, and we detect the twitchings of a deep state directly from that.

? The problem with the phrase “deep state” is that it is used to suggest that dishonorable individuals are subverting the virtuous state for their private ambitions. A good Marxist, and even an intelligent liberal, however, knows that under capitalism, ambition is considered a virtue, not a vice, and that the whole point of government is to collectively organize subversion. What do you think the “pursuit of happiness” means? It’s this public virtue/private vice false opposition that makes so much of the “deep state” writing slide into, if not noxious Bilderberg anti-Semitism, then “we are a republic, not an empire” idiocy.

Source: What Is the Deep State? | The Nation

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The cia as organized crime

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

archive: the cia as organized crime
April 23rd, 2017 ·
It is hard to think the corruption of the American system could be even worse than we had thought but this book, essential reading, shows an almost apocalyptic level of corruption, crime and dark side malevolence in the rogue operations of the CIA. It is hard to grasp the extent of the downfall and the indictment of the entire american governmental system.
Not the least revelation is that the CIA has essentially controlled the drug trade over the period of its existence…

Source: The CIA as Organized Crime: How Illegal Operations Corrupt America and the World: Douglas Valentine: 9780997287011: Amazon.com: Books

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FML: The Millennial Story

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

http://portside.org/2017-12-15/fml-millennial-story

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Expert asks, can we control the climate crisis in time?

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

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Darwin, Marx, and Freud: Now Freud is the “triumph of pseudoscience”?

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

https://uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/darwin-marx-and-freud-now-freud-is-the-triumph-of-pseudoscience/

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Climate scientists study the odds of a U.S. megadrought

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171214101843.htm

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The October Revolution

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/12/15/the-october-revolution/

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[Marxism] Puerto Ricans are colonial subjects, not US citizens

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

http://www.marxmail.org/msg148574.html

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Paul Krugman: The GOP Must Detest the Working Class

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/paul-krugman-gop-must-detest-working-class

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Trump Just Accidentally Told Millions of Working Class Families the Truth About GOP Tax Plan

December 16th, 2017 · No Comments

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/12/15/trump-just-accidentally-told-millions-working-class-families-truth-about-gop-tax

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R48G: if you use the term ‘Our Revolution’ for FDR-ism, don’t complain if real Jacobins pose liquidation…

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/?s=stages+of+production+theory
http://darwiniana.com/?s=our+revolution
https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=archive_48_intro.pdf

To continue our discussion of today:
http://darwiniana.com/2017/12/15/r48g-
jacobin-magazine-and-the-issue-of-reform-revolution/

the issue of reform or revolution has been implicit in the whole history of the left since 1848. It is a bit ridiculous to protest revolution in a magazine called ‘Jacobin’.
Marx/Engels seem inconsistent on the subject and, of course, there is the legacy of Bernstein, etc…
The rise of social democracy in the period of the second international up to the era of FDR-ism speaks for itself, success or failure?
But the neoliberal counterrevolution seems to gainsay social democratic optimism. [Read more →]

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R48G: Jacobin magazine and the issue of reform/revolution

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

http://www.marxmail.org/msg148557.html: [pen-l] New Communists? A reply to Jacobin Magazine
relevant posts from yesterday: http://darwiniana.com/2017/12/14/stalled-momentum-the-issue-was-always-simple-capitalism-in-the-context-of-the-democratic-revolution-was-flawed-and-the-resolution-was-socialist-democracy-thence-communism/
http://darwiniana.com/2017/12/14/the-great-irony-in-fukuyamas-end-of-history-argument/
http://darwiniana.com/2017/12/14/seeding-revolutionary-futurism/

We have gone back over the reform/revolution divide a dozen times here: explicitly to make the point that the future is uncertain and that a potential of
multiple options must be considered. Being a marxist does not equate to revolutionism, as such. In the final analysis Marx/Engels
were as much the source of reformism as anyone else.
And it is possible to repent of marxism to be a new kind of revolutionary.
It is possible to reject bolshevism in order to adopt a revolutionary platform.
It is possible for reform and revolutionary options to coexist.
It is essential to have revolutionary options (virtual or not) in the background: chaos is coming and as with 1917 and the sudden window into revolution is emerging…
We have adopted also a pose of ‘virtual revolution’ in order to consider the divide here as a set of gedanken experiments.
In the final analysis reformism has failed and its failure must confront the revolutionary option. But dogmatic absolutes
are not really helpful. etc… [Read more →]

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The financial aristocrats will eat themselves

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments


Aristocrats (Photo Credit: shutterstock)

The financial aristocrats will eat themselves

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If self-driving cars are possible, then planned economies are possible…

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If self-driving cars are possible, then planned economies are possible…AI and the twilight of ‘free markets’
July 28th, 2017 · [Read more →]

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Sadder still

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

archive: the sad fate of american civilization
December 4th, 2015 ·
Americans need to wake up the reality of their sinking state. I was reading today an article citing a radical islamic view that america was a dying civilization. Actually, I fear Islam is a dying religion, while america is a dying democracy, and that’s quite different.
The problem is the way capitalism has overtaken a living culture like a cancer. And the results are almost grotesque. Destruction of constitutional government, government by bribery, cooptation by corporate power, rising inequality, corrupt covert agencies, imperialist economics, and imperialist phony wars, false-flagging by covert agencies in the most grotesque case of 9/11…
And there are innumerable other problems like gun control, where america is almost alone among planetary states for the stupidity of its policies….
The death of american democracy and the capture of a whole society by rogue capitalism is an ugly sight.

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R48G: a social indictment

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

from last summer:
There is no better opportunity than the present to make a decision to move beyond capitalism.
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under suspicion…//7 Times Trump Man-Crushed on Putin

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

https://www.alternet.org/7-times-trump-man-crushed-putin

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R48G: reflections on virtual revolution…

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/?s=R48G+revolution
Everything about our situation almost screams out a demand for a social order of politics: [Read more →]

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Last and first communisms

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

Last and First Men places the core of marxism in a new context, one that is materialist/idealist, postdarwinian, mindful of the history of religion, monotheistic/dharmic (xtianity, buddhism), able to both debrief and reinvent ‘religion’ for the future, thus adept in the legacies of meditation, and able to speak to and challenge the shift of social centers of gravity beyond the theft of radicalism by crypto-conservative new age movements.
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9/11 and its resolution

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June 4th, 2015 ·

There can be no serious left that does not see through the 9/11 deception. How did it happen that the left became subject to the most blatant piece false-flag deception? The same process, I have to guess, that confused leftist intellectuals like I.F.Stone and then Chomsky on the JFK assassination. [Read more →]

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from last year…

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2017/10/13/r48g-two-symmetric-failures/
http://darwiniana.com/2017/10/12/r48g-we-will-know-we-are-getting-somewhere-if-we-get-a-portrait-of-neo-communism-that-doesnt-use-the-term-marxism/
http://darwiniana.com/2017/10/12/archive-r48g-more-on-the-universal-and-working-class/
http://darwiniana.com/2017/10/12/archive-monotheism-the-last-stage-of-paganism-an-atheist-xtianityislam/
http://darwiniana.com/2017/10/12/archive-the-eonic-effect-post-theological-design-arguments-a-mysterious-evolutionary-machine-3/
http://darwiniana.com/2017/10/11/r48g-marxs-false-distinction-of-utopian-versus-scientific-socialism/

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The United States Is Now as Unequal as Russia. And That’s Before the Tax Bill

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/12/the-united-states-is-now-as-unequal-as-russia-and-thats-before-the-tax-bill/

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Can India and the World survive +3C temperature rise?

December 15th, 2017 · No Comments

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