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Comrade 05/22/2020 (Fri) 21:41:56 No. 1745 [Reply] [Last]
Does anybody have the pdf of Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East: From European Colony to US Power Projection Platform by Stephen Gowans?
>>1745 here's an epub, OP
>>1752 t-thanks for the record, 3 hours after making the OP, I independently found a MOBI file and converted it to pdf but this is great for other anons regardless, highly recommend it's a great book
can anyone rec me good books about israel/palestine other than this one?

Comrade 05/25/2020 (Mon) 13:51:54 No. 1772 [Reply] [Last]
What are some similar writers to Kaczynski, Ellul and Zerzan?
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Caveman wall drawings. Semi-serious answer: Jacques Camatte, Fredy Perlman.
>>1772 Elliot Rodger

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Comrade 05/21/2020 (Thu) 18:04:43 No. 1735 [Reply] [Last]
Can anyone explain to me what Georges Sorel was about? I don't have means to get any of his books in where I live and I don't have much information about him other than Wikipedia.
>>1735 Can you not, look online? The only things I know about him was that he was a big theorist in the pre WWI Syndicalist movements and believed in like Voluntary Marxism but later a Nationalist of sorts and a supporter of the Bolsheviks. He was an odd fellow who inspired people from Lenin, Gramsci to Hitler and Evola. Again I'm sure you could find his writings online.
Sorel is usually seen as a heterodox thinker because he has been influential in radical movements which are politically very desperate. This seems strange to a lot of people, but once you study his work it starts to seem perfectly natural. He has a whole thing about the importance of myth and the warrior ethos. Similar to what Plato advocated in the Republic in some regards. I think his most influential point though is the one which kinda pops the "oh so mysterious" bubble around him. He wrote a pretty solid and widely read defense of political violence called "Reflections on Violence". Naturally, any movement seeking to justify street violence will point to this, since it has name recognition and is only vaguely tied to any one political alignment. I have attached a pdf of the aforementioned book. Unless you live somewhere with limited internet such that you can't access Russian servers though you definitely have access to Sorel's work (as well as most other books in general). Library Genesis is your friend.
>>1756 >desperate woops, meant disparate

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Comrade 05/23/2020 (Sat) 01:48:15 No. 1747 [Reply] [Last]
Any good books on the events of May '68? Hopefully from a modern day perspective. Documentaries are also welcomed. I was looking into The Imaginary Revolution: Parisian Students and Workers in 1968 by Michael Seidman, but couldn't find any pdfs, so if you have one that you could share that'd be great.

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MMt,Rate of Profit and Marxist economics Comrade 05/18/2020 (Mon) 15:05:31 No. 1683 [Reply] [Last]
Hello anons, as you could guess from the title of the thread my question is: Assuming Marx's LTRPF is true, in a moment in which low profitability gives birth to crisis can't the government (acting in an MMT framework) simply act to employ the unemployed with good wages thereby raising in this way demand for consumer goods and then the rate of profit via price increases? Or is there something am i missing?
>>1683 personnaly, I think that one big limitation to this may be natural ressources (or its lack of). I don't think marx thought of that, as states were at his time in history, not at the size (or economic power) they have now

Knowledge/Skill Exchange Comrade 04/23/2020 (Thu) 10:50:52 No. 1291 [Reply] [Last]
Here we post our fields of expertise, in hopes to share the knowledge with our fellow comrades. Ask any questions to comrades in this thread regarding their skills, and post your own. Maybe we can create a chat eventually to teach things at a more in depth level. Me: Native English speaker, very good at math, okay at similar sciences, and computer science, can help with music regarding drums/guitar/songwriting etc. I'm particularly interested in learning Chinese (Mandarin), I've just started learning some basics, if anyone has any advice or resources for learning that would be great.
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>>1307 I can help point you in the right direction, what level of math/phys are you at the moment and where would you like to be?
>>1308 If you want some leftist news in French, I can recommend you Le Média https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT67YOMntJxfRnO_9bXDpvw
bumping this for the potential
Me: Uni educated marketer. Can do most forms of digital advertising, print, strategy, copy but main strength is being a generalist who leans towards strategy and appreciating proper research. Learning (slowly) basic css/html and SEO. Also planning to read more economics after finishing Kapital vol.1. Would like to pick up Spanish again sometime in the future.
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Any online programs for learning music notes we know of?

Comrade 05/20/2020 (Wed) 04:16:47 No. 1710 [Reply] [Last]
Does anyone have documents showing any historical inaccuracies or other inaccuracies in "Settlers: The Mythology of the White Proletariat."
>>1711 and thats all you need

Comrade 05/20/2020 (Wed) 11:13:36 No. 1719 [Reply] [Last]
I know asking this is futile due to how comprehensive it is, but what are some good philosophy books to get a well rounded education on Philosophy? It could be anywhere from college introduction textbooks to actual works. inb4 start with the greeks!

Historian 03/27/2020 (Fri) 09:19:41 No. 79 [Reply] [Last]
ITT people who were worse than Hitler
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>>1495 Stop it. We're not posting based people
>>1461 Churchill's greatest hits include leading one of the most disastrous offensives of WWI, being war secretary of Britain and supporting allied intervention in Russia which left millions of dead, using chemical attacks against kurds and russians, wanting to bomb the USSR, the Bengal famine, planning to start WW3, ousting Mossadegh in Iran, repressing workers during protests like the Tonypandy riots, and more. He's somehow still taught as a hero of freedom and democracy everywhere by liberals and neocons
Edward Bernays
A lot of Hitler’s little henchmen were more sadistic and cruel than he was Case in point: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oskar_Dirlewanger

Comrade 05/17/2020 (Sun) 23:02:39 No. 1677 [Reply] [Last]
any good books on the medieval period? yes i have already read the peseant war in germany, no i did not understood what the fuck it was saying
https://archive.org/details/historyofthemiddleages/ History of the Middle Ages. A 1988 Soviet work.


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