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  • Autonomists

    Autonomism or Autonomous Marxism is a set of left-wing political and social movements and theories identified with the socialist movement. As a theoretical system, it first emerged in Italy in the 1960s from workerist (operaismo) communism. Later, post-Marxist and anarchist tendencies became significant after influence from the Situationists, the failure of Italian far-left movements in the 1970s, and the emergence of a number of important theorists including Antonio Negri, who had contributed to the 1969 founding of Potere Operaio, as well as Mario Tronti, Paolo Virno, Franco Berardi "Bifo", etc.

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    Last Activity: 3rd February 2018 01:00

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  • Orthodox Marxism

    This is the group that formed which is a writers collective popularising the ideas of revolutionary Social-Democracy of the late 19th and early 20th century. We are also open for contributions and if you like to do so you could reach us at [email protected]

    “When and where did I ever claim to have created any sort of special trend in international Social-Democracy not identical with the trend of Bebel and Kautsky?”

    - Lenin

    A related political group is the Dutch Communist Platform:

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 29th October 2016 03:44

    34 member(s)
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  • The Pragmatic Approach

    For people who actually realize that at one point in time capitalism was a necessity. However, it is dated due to a profit driven system limiting technological evolution. For those who believe technology is revolutionary tool and those who oppose technological development are inherently bourgeois and have no means to create an actual functioning society.

    Members can post discussions and do their best to strip emotional context to economic theory/application.

    The far-left is riddled with people with meek and bourgeois tendencies of blind moralism. This only encourages the bourgeois to label us as "deluded hippies."

    Furthermore lets stop with symbols and parades. Its inherently reactionary.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 24th March 2016 21:30

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  • Non-Doctrinaire Stalinists

    This group is for Stalinists who do not subscribe to a particular doctrine or "ism". If you are an "Anti-Revisionist," Revisionist, Maoist, Khruschevite, Hoxhaist, Titoist, Brezhnevite, Juche-ist or one of a million other doctrinal "ists", this group is not for you. However, if you recognize that even a blind squirrel can find a theoretical nut, or have no qualms about slaughtering your own sacred cows, or really understand what Stalin meant when he said, "You're not Stalin and I'm not Stalin. Stalin is Soviet power. Stalin is what he is in the newspapers and the portraits, not you, not even me", then you might just be a non-doctrinaire stalinist. Group members must be able to agree with the Non-Doctrinaire Stalinist Credo.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 24th March 2016 21:41

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  • Reforge the Fourth International!

    From the 1994 declaration of the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement:

    "In 1984, the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement was founded, grouping together the nucleus of the Maoist revolutionaries the world over who were determined to carry forward the fight for a world without exploitation and oppression, without imperialism, a world in which the very division of society into classes will be overcome - the communist world of the future. Since the formation of our Movement we have continued to advance and today, on the occasion of the Mao Tsetung Centenary, with a deep sense of our responsibility, we declare to the international proletariat and the oppressed masses of the world that our guiding ideology is Marxism-Leninism-Maoism"

    For years the Revolutionary Internationalist movement served as the focal point for the Internationalist Communist movement, playing an important role in the re-emergence of the Marxist-Leninist-Maoist world wide until it was sabotaged by Avakianite revisionism and Prachandist neo-revisionism. We support the tradition of the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement and the effort of the (New)Communist party of Italy and the Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan of rebuilding the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement.

    Re-forge the Fourth International!

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 24th March 2016 21:58

    5 member(s)
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  • Organic Centralist

    For those who understand that a revolutionary, restrictive, centralized Vanguard is necessary, that Democracy is not a principle and is at best a means to an end, for those who freely admit they fight for Proletarian Dictatorship and not "Proletarian Democracy."

    For those who realize that all systems are inherently "totalitarian" and thus it is a meaningless buzzword, such as "anti authoritarianism." For those who realize that the working class, and that the working class party, should exercise the maximum control over society during the Revolutionary Dictatorship of the Proletariat, purging any and all counter-revolutionary tendencies (tendency being used in the broadest sense of the word). For those who realize that the proletariat must be "authoritarian" towards the Bourgeoisie.

    "The Left historically tried, without breaking from the principle of world centralised discipline, to give revolutionary battle – although defensive – while keeping the vanguard proletariat intact from any collusion with the middle classes, their parties and their doomed-to- defeat ideologies. Having even the historical chance of saving, if not the revolution, at least the core of its historical party, being missed, it has today begun all over again, in a torpid and indifferent objective situation, within a proletariat infected to the bone by petty-bourgeois democratism. But the dawning organism, by utilising the whole of the doctrinal and praxis-based tradition – as confirmed by the historical verification of timely expectations – puts it into effect also with its everyday action; it pursues the aim of re-establishing an always wider contact with the exploited masses, and it eliminates from its structure one of the starting errors of the Moscow International, by getting rid of democratic centralism and of any voting mechanism, as well as every last member eliminating from his ideology any concession to democratoid, pacifist, autonomist or libertarian trends."

    However organic centralism itself implies a lot more than mere rejection of Democratic centralism. It implies the necessity of the program, of the invariance of Marxism, criticism of form over content, dynamic view on class, an acknowledgement that the class must act as a single entity (organism if you will) acting in one harmonious good, not caring about being authoritarian etc. The necessity of the program implies the necessity of a totalitarian state aparatus that is animated by the party. The dynamic understanding of the class and of the invariant program itself shows the concepts of the historical and formal party, which itself informs our view on activism. Organicism itself acknowledges communism is the human community and of the destruction of politics. In addition this "organic centralism means purge dissent" is really just a strawman*. You can find this in Bordigas speech at the 6th comintern and in "communist organization and disclipline." The rome theses discusses the organic nature of the party yet the party was Democratic at the time. While today organic centralism denies voting mechanism, it did not always, it simply uses the form that, when taking into account the context of things as they are, allows the party to operate in a way that allows its organic unity to dominate. Not a Dictatorship of the base (democratism) nor of the center (stalinism - though this may be necessary for a temporary amount of time) but a dictatorship of the program, a harmony between top, middle, and bottom.

    "If it is only a minority of the class that is actually acting as a class for itself then it is only this minority that can be supported by the communists."

    This is a group for those who already identify as organic centralists.

    If you would like to learn more about Organic Centralism and Revolutionary Totalitarianism, perhaps these are the places to look:

    *Lenin's formula "Freedom of Discussion, Unity of Action" (and his explanation of this formula) is correct, and one of the defining points on how "dissent" should be dealt with and how the dissenters interact with the rest of the party. The party is a voluntary organization, ideally one is free to leave and join at their own choosing, but sometimes it will be necessary to expel certain elements of the party, and it must be remembered the history of communism is the history of splits: our principles are defined by the communist movement and it would be the utmost error to opportunistly betray them (Engels and Lenin both spoke of this), communists must be intransigent.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 16th February 2016 01:36

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    Latest Discussion: factions
  • Orthodox Trotskyism

    Orthodox Trotskyism, so called by both adherents and detractors, is a political current within the broader Trotskyist movement that bases itself on the work of Leon Trotsky and his associates, such as James P. Cannon, who advanced Marxist theory in the direction indicated by Trotsky's work, in opposition to the revisionist theories of Pablo, Shachtman, Cliff and others. Orthodox Trotskyists emphasise the analysis, first outlined by Trotsky, of the Soviet Union as a degenerated workers' state, of the Stalinist bureaucracy as a contradictory stratum, and of the present epoch of the class struggle as being characterised by a deep crisis of leadership that can only be resolved by forging, on a firm basis, a Fourth International of revolutionary Bolsheviks-Leninists. This group is for adherents to the orthodox Trotskyist line, and every comrade who is interested in orthodox Trotskyist theory.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 26th December 2016 09:45

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    Latest Discussion: Rip
  • Freudo-Marxism

    Freudo-Marxism is a loose designation of several forms of critical theory that attempt to synthesize the philosophy and critique of political economy of Karl Marx with the psychoanalytic theory of Sigmund Freud.

    The beginnings of Freudo-Marxist theorizing took place in the 1920s in Germany and the Soviet Union. The Soviet philosopher V. Yurinets and the Freudian analyst Siegfried Bernfeld both discussed the topic. The Soviet linguist Valentin Voloshinov, a member of the Bakhtin circle, began a Marxist critique of psychoanalysis in his 1925 article "Beyond the Social", which he developed more substantially in his book Freudianism: A Marxist Critique (1927). In 1929 Dialectical Materialism and Psychoanalysis by Wilhelm Reich was published, both in German and in Russian in the bilingual communist theory journal Unter dem Banner des Marxismus. As the end of this line of thought can be considered Otto Fenichel's article Psychoanalysis as the nucleus of a future dialectical-materialistic psychology which appeared in 1934 in Wilhelm Reich's Journal Zeitschrift für Politische Psychologie und Sexualökonomie. One member of the Berlin group of Marxist psychoanalysts around Wilhelm Reich was Erich Fromm, who later brought Freudo-Marxist ideas into the exiled Frankfurt School led by Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno.

    The Frankfurt School (the "Institut für Sozialforschung") took up the task of choosing what parts of Marx's thought might serve to clarify social conditions which Marx himself had never seen. They drew on other schools of thought to fill in Marx's perceived omissions. Max Weber exerted a major influence, as did Sigmund Freud. In the institute's extensive Studien über Authorität und Familie (ed. Max Horkheimer, Paris 1936) Erich Fromm was the author of the social-psychological part. Another new member of the institute was Herbert Marcuse, who became famous only during the 1950s in the USA.

    Jacques Lacan was a philosophically sophisticated French psychoanalyst, whose perspective came to predominate in French psychiatry and psychology. Lacan saw himself as loyal to and rescuing Freud's legacy. Lacan's influence has created a new cross-fertilisation of Freudian and Marxist ideas.

    Marx's theory of commodity fetishism has proven fertile material for work by other theorists since Marx, who have added to, adapted, or, as Marxist orthodoxy might see it, 'vulgarized' the original concept. Freud's well-known but unrelated theory of sexual fetishism led to new interpretations of commodity fetishism, as types of sexually charged relationships between a person and a manufactured object.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 8th February 2016 00:06

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    Latest Discussion: Freudo-Marxist Resources
  • Ultraleft

    Created so I could put it as my tendency.

    Also unions are shit.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 12th November 2016 14:11

    47 member(s)
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    Latest Discussion: Haters gonna hate
  • Marxist-Humanist Initiative

    Marxist-Humanist Initiative (MHI) began in April 2009, following the collapse of previous Marxist-Humanist organizations. It aims to contribute to the transformation of this capitalist world by projecting, developing, and concretizing the philosophy of Karl Marx (1818-1883) and its further development in the Marxist-Humanism articulated by Raya Dunayevskaya (1910-1987).

    We are not a political party. Nor are we trying to lead the masses, who will form their own organizations, and whose emancipation must be their own act. But we have seen that spontaneous actions alone are insufficient to usher in a new society. We seek a new unity of philosophy and organization in which mass movements striving for freedom lay hold of Marx’s philosophy of revolution and recreate society on its basis.

    Today’s economic crisis and recession present a moment to engage people in discussion of these ideas. MHI is dedicated to the task of proving theoretically that an alternative to capitalism is possible. We are distinguished by our economic analyses, which do not merely assert, but demonstrate, that the only opposite to the current world economic system is its abolition and replacement with one not based on the production of “value.” Because capitalism cannot be fundamentally reformed, attempts to reform it lead to an intensification of state-capitalism, not socialism.

    MHI’s ideas and actions, as well as our structure and rules, are guided by the interests of working people and freedom movements of African-Americans and other minorities, women, youth, and all those around the world who are struggling for self-determination in order to freely develop their own human natures. We have no interests separate and apart from theirs. To this end, we open our website to the widest possible dialogue with people around the world. We intend to practice, as well as espouse, a two-way road between our organization and people outside it as essential to developing a single dialectic in the relationship of theory to practice — and as the way to assure the survival of Marxist-Humanism.

    Our collective is working to create an organization so firmly rooted in its philosophy that it will not succumb to diversions that may arise from personal agendas, and that will be capable of developing and concretizing that philosophy over the long haul, regardless of who its members may be. It is no simple matter to create a democratic organization that is at the same time effective and able to resist efforts to divert it from its goals. We are aware that Marx never achieved an organization based on his philosophy, and that Dunayevskaya´s organization disintegrated following her death. But we have made progress on this matter, with our Principles and By-Laws, and by recognizing that Marxist-Humanism cannot be carried on by chance, or by individuals alone. An organization is needed to test and prove ideas. We invite all to join us in this discussion and initiative.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 16th June 2015 15:29

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  • George Orwell

    Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.

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    Latest Discussion: Reclaiming Comrade Orwell
  • Marxist-Leninists

    Marxism-Leninism is the theory and practice of the Communists, who uphold the works of Marx, Engels and Lenin in the struggle for proletarian revolution, the construction of socialism, and the triumph of communism on a world scale. It is the scientific ideology of the working-class and its vanguard which accomplish these aims.

    Marxism-Leninism bases itself on historical and dialectical materialism, taking into account the objective material conditions existent in each country and region. It supports just struggles against imperialism and neo-colonialism whose victories are guaranteed through the leading role of the working-class in said struggles. It supports internationalism as the guiding basis of the foreign policy of the socialist state and in the approach to inter-imperialist conflicts. Marxist-Leninists fight for both democratic and socialist demands and, where necessary in the world, carry out any bourgeois-democratic tasks in tandem with the uninterrupted move over into the socialist revolution.

    The struggles waged by Marx, Engels and Lenin against all forms of revisionism, opportunism and reformism constituted both the defense of scientific socialism and its creative development, opposing both "left" and right-wing deviations.

    The construction of socialism in the Soviet Union and likeminded countries provided a superior alternative to the capitalist system. The treacherous policies pursued by the restorers of capitalism constituted a heavy setback for the world working-class movement, but they could not reverse the nature of capitalism and the inevitability of class struggles for socialism under it.

    Marxism-Leninism remains the ideology of the working-class by virtue of its scientific content and objective merits in the epoch of imperialism and the decay of capitalism.

    =Reading List=
    * (Elementary Principles of Philosophy)
    * (an introduction to Lenin's life, Leninism, and the October Revolution along with the first few years afterward)
    * ricalRecord
    * (The State and Revolution, by V.I. Lenin)
    * ("Left-Wing" Communism, An Infantile Disorder, by V.I. Lenin)
    * (Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism, by V.I. Lenin)
    * (Fundamentals of Marxism-Leninism)
    * (The Fundamentals of Marxist-Leninist Philosophy)
    -See Also-

    NOTE: To all forum users wishing to join, have some indication that you are a ML in your profile.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 7th March 2018 07:09

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  • Industrial Workers of the World

    A union for all workers.

    An injury to one is an injury to all

    Last Activity: 5th March 2018 05:44

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  • Enver Hoxha

    A group for supporters of the line of Enver Hoxha.

    "There is nothing unknown about what socialism is, what it represents and what it brings about, how it is achieved and how socialist society is built. A theory and practice of scientific socialism exists. Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin teach us this theory. We find the practice of it in that rich experience of the construction of socialism in the Soviet Union in the time of Lenin and Stalin, and we find it today in Albania, where the new society is being built according to the teachings of Marxism-Leninism.

    Of course, as Lenin said, socialism will look different and will have its own special features in different countries as a result of the differing socio-economic conditions, the way in which the revolution is carried out, the traditions, the international circumstances, etc. But the basic principles and the universal laws of socialism remain unshakeable and are essential for all countries." - Enver Hoxha, Report to the 8th Congress of the Party of Labour of Albania, November 1, 1981.

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    Last Activity: 14th February 2018 20:28

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  • Anarchist Solidarity.

    A group for Anarchists active on this site to stand together! A call for Solidarity between Comrades against-

    •Statist ideology
    •Reactionary thought

    While we are online here we must stand shoulder to shoulder against these and come to each others aid.

    Besides this talking among other anarchists can be very educational as well.

    Category: Uncategorized
    Last Activity: 10th February 2018 14:01

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  • Indian Guerilla Left Front

    Join the Indian political revolution .Lal Salaam to all Comrades

    Last Activity: 8th February 2018 22:55

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  • Science Fiction

    Science fiction, sci-fi or sf is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life. It often explores the potential consequences of scientific and other innovations, and has been called a "literature of ideas".

    H. G. Wells is called a father of science fiction and called himself a socialist.

    Major 20th century sf writers were Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke and Robert Heinlein.

    Major modern socialist sf writers are Kim Stanley Robinson, Ken MacLeod and Ursula K. Le Guin.

    Category: Interests
    Last Activity: 3rd February 2018 01:03

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  • Anarchist Discussion

    Because the "Anarchists" group requires you to identify as an anarchist to be a member and post, this group is for both Anarchists and Non-Anarchists alike to read about and discuss Anarchism.

    Last Activity: 3rd February 2018 01:03

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  • Libertarian Socialism

    From WikiPedia:

    Libertarian socialism (sometimes called social anarchism or left-libertarianism) is a group of political philosophies that promote a non-hierarchical, non-bureaucratic society without private property in the means of production. Libertarian socialists believe in converting present-day private productive property into common or public goods, while retaining respect for personal property. Libertarian socialism is opposed to coercive forms of social organization. It promotes free association in place of government and opposes the social relations of capitalism, such as wage labor. The term libertarian socialism is used by some socialists to differentiate their philosophy from state socialism, and by some as a synonym for anarchism.

    Adherents of libertarian socialism assert that a society based on freedom and equality can be achieved through abolishing authoritarian institutions that control certain means of production and subordinate the majority to an owning class or political and economic elite. Libertarian socialism also constitutes a tendency of thought that promotes the identification, criticism, and practical dismantling of illegitimate authority in all aspects of life.

    Accordingly, libertarian socialists believe that "the exercise of power in any institutionalized form—whether economic, political, religious, or sexual—brutalizes both the wielder of power and the one over whom it is exercised". Libertarian socialists generally place their hopes in decentralized means of direct democracy such as libertarian municipalism, citizens' assemblies, trade unions, and workers' councils.

    Political philosophies commonly described as libertarian socialist include most varieties of anarchism (especially anarchist communism, anarchist collectivism, anarcho-syndicalism, and mutualism) as well as autonomism, Communalism, participism, libertarian Marxist philosophies such as council communism and Luxemburgism, and some versions of "utopian socialism" and individualist anarchism.


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    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 3rd February 2018 01:03

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  • Alternative History

    Group for the discussion of alternative history scenarios.

    Category: Interests
    Last Activity: 3rd February 2018 01:02

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    BreakAllTheChains SonOfTom Cyborg Communist Wizard Radical Atom Communist Mutant From Outer Space Heretek Jessica Scarlet Fever ShadowoftheFlag Aslan