archive: The Darwin Conspiracy…Darwin’s confusion on evolution…until he received a letter from Wallace August 13th, 2017
This is to the point, but as usual the opaque jargonized Marx/Engels shibboleths enter as ‘theory’ which reigns over all after which we are so confused we can hardly proceed. At no point did Marx/Engels suggest a practical form of communist economy. Later critics condemned them for this and suggested there was no such thing. If we want postcapitalism we must prove this wrong, not by quoting Marx, but with a practical economic and political system, which had better be democratic. We suggest ways to produce strong authority to protect communist axioms without destroying democracy. Continue reading postcapitalist specifics for radicals sick of marx jargon…//Capitalism: What it is and How to Abolish It
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August 14th, 2017 •
The question of revolution has been so distracted by its self-generated confusions that we are no longer able to put activist questions in right perspective. But we can at least make the point that current programs are not adequate to the situation in place and the crisis that is in progress. We can only consider some of the issues, from our perspective here:
On Tuesday night, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cemented a victory all but assured to her, officially becoming the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th Congressional District. At her watch party in a Queens nightclub, the crowd responded to the news with excited, if somewhat obligatory cheers.