Homer, playwrights, eloquent political writers, historians and philosophers left comments, speeches and books about how Greeks governed themselves. In addition,
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THE DIVIDER-IN-CHIEF Donald Trump’s goal is, and has always been, division and disunion.
‘Communists’ must define in advance the nature of communism: communism must be democratic almost by definition and any experiment without that should be challenged as failing the defini…
This is a useful and relevant take on the question of leninism and the current left. The claim for the democratic focus of the early bolsheviks is important. Continue reading “the lenin obsession…//The Retrograde Left – COSMONAUT”
This useful and compelling essay raises more questions than it answers and it is difficult to navigate the choppy waters of definitional socialism. We should note the term arises before the work of Marx and we are not bound by the legacy of marxism as such here. We have claimed that Marx’s theories are flawed and this may well muddle his brilliant classic, Critique of the Gotha Program. We need to construct a superset of the marxist legacy that can avail of its potential but recast the basics where needed. Continue reading “what is ‘democratic market neo-communism’…?//What is Socialism?”