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  • Platformist

    A group to discuss Platformist Anarchism as a mode of revolutionary organization.



    Useful links



    "The" Platform, written by Nestor Makhno and Piotr Arshinov, primarily, based on their experiences in the Russian Civil war.

    http://www.nestormakhno.info/english/newplatform/org_plat.htm



    A great general resource on Makhnovism and Platformism.

    http://www.nestormakhno.info



    Modern day organization related to Platformism.

    http://www.anarkismo.net/about_us

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 3rd February 2018 00:58

    68 member(s)
    BreakAllTheChains Communist Mutant From Outer Space Бай Ганьо Ricemilk Brognor Comrade Strong Narodsky Durruti's friend Buzzard Czy
    Latest Discussion: Rollcall
  • Republican Socialists

    For all those who support both Irish republicanism and socialism.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 2nd January 2018 16:47

    183 member(s)
    SonOfTom John Nada Communist Mutant From Outer Space xtrmntr IrishQueer Communist_Rage Faust Arp LeninistIthink Delusional Kid The_Southern_Leftist
    Latest Discussion: Ideologies
  • Guevarist

    Guevarism holds the belief that Armed Struggle can trigger a Revolution wherever a Government doesn't have the favour of its Citizens.



    Guevarism believes that the focoism principle of vanguardism by cadres of small, fast-moving paramilitary groups can provide a focus for popular discontent against a sitting regime, and thereby lead a general insurrection.



    Ernesto Guevara did not count on a Leninist insurrection based on cities as had happened during the 1917 October Revolution, but on a popular uprisings which would gain strength in rural areas and would overtopple the regime: the vanguard guerrilla was supposed to bolster the population's morale, not to take control of the state apparatus by itself, without any exterior help.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 26th November 2016 16:53

    141 member(s)
    John Nada keavy The_Southern_Leftist initforthelutz Georg Lukacs Lenin_Was_Right Left-wing nationalist BoratOfPhilosophy flaming bolshevik manvika
    Latest Discussion: Pick up armsthe
  • Anti-Fascists

    This is a group for all revolutionary leftists who see the need to focus attention on anti-fascist struggle, and wish to discuss what fascism is and how we can fight it.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 3rd February 2018 00:45

    565 member(s)
    BreakAllTheChains treich IbelieveInanarchy SATails Left-Wing Nutjob Comrade Baugher Molotov1848 aztecobolshevik Philippe Homo Songun
    Latest Discussion: Fascists in your area
  • Anarcho-Syndicalist

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    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 10th August 2017 23:54

    246 member(s)
    d3crypt Existentialist SentimentalDisenchantment red.underground Ricemilk mutualaid MrPsycho1994 Бай Ганьо The Penguin kafkaes
  • Third Period Marxist-Leninists

    For Marxist-Leninists adhering to a Third Period or true "Anti-Revisionist" line defined first by the Sixth Congress of the Communist International and the resulting Programme of the Communist International, those sympathetic to this Third Period line, and those curious about it and its implications for today

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 5th May 2016 23:53

    68 member(s)
    ConfusedCommie Communist Mutant From Outer Space RadicalKKE Fotheringay The_Southern_Leftist B&R24 Brutus Asero statecapitalist BoratOfPhilosophy
  • nihilist communism

    We think revolutionary expertise, which bases itself in organizational certainty and theoretical rigidity, measures only pro-revolutionary fabrication, it has but one relation to actual social conditions, which is that it is wholly unable to escape its determinations. Predictions for the future are hypothesized out of past happenings mistake the very nature of revolution, which we all agree is an event that is precisely not conditioned by the past and is characterized as a complete transformation of humans existence out of the economic mode. If we cannot recognize the future in the present then we cannot decide which pro-revolutionary activity or value of the present should be promoted or carried through to the future. It is our contention that most pro-revolutionary activity extends existing conditions and acts to prevent the future. We think many pro-revolutionary rather enjoy the antagonism of capitalist society and the part they place by supporting a 'side'.



    We cannot say for certain what is to be done. What we do know is that the past appears, in one form or another, in the present, before our eyes, and from this appearance of dead forms we can identify what we think is counter-revolutionary. For example we see that consciousness is a concept that has been consistently deployed in past revolutionary attempts and because those attempts all failed the concept of consciousness and its role must be questioned. Our critique of consciousness begins with our understanding of the failure of revolutions: we see that consciousness, as an organizing principle, has always been deployed by a certain section of the bourgeoisie which seeks to use working class muscle to gain political power for itself.



    As an alternative to the consciousness, which is, of course, also a 'recruiting' model, we argue that once factories have been seized by workers and capitalist production halted then through the resulting crack opened up in the structure of capitalist society humanity may find it possible to assert itself for itself. We therefore see revolution in two stages: (1) the seizure of production by the working class in pursuing its self-interest; (2)the collapse of existing forms of power brought on by the contradiction of working class ownership. The collapse of established power will bring a new material base of human society into existence, drawing from this base the mass of humanity will have the opportunity to remake itself.



    http://theanarchistlibrary.org/HTML/Monsieur_Dupont__Nihilist_Communism.html



    brief note on the purpose of this group:



    my primary purposes in starting group are to assemble a collection of texts in the "nihilist communism" vein, or relevant to its critique of the pro-revolutionary milieu and to have friendly, informal discussions about those texts and the points they raise. to this end, although in the "tendency" category, this group is open to all who are interested.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 12th September 2017 20:14

    99 member(s)
    bolanoismygod pepezefrog Communist Mutant From Outer Space Durruti's friend Communist_Rage upgrayedd Guardia Rossa Alexey Sobelsohn AccidentalCactus Cliff Paul
  • Situationists

    Group for people interested in the Situationists, who identify with the methods and goals of Situationists, or who wish to learn more about Situationists and Situationism.



    Something Something "Spectacle"



    Situationists Needed!



    Also, wikipedia:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Situationist_International

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 12th September 2017 20:15

    177 member(s)
    Molotov1848 John Nada LionofTepelenë fatherfoamhorse Communist Mutant From Outer Space upgrayedd ahriman stirnerakos Ro Laren Smash Monogamy
    Latest Discussion: Whats the Situation
  • Econ-minimalist

    Economic minimalists are directed by adherence to the real economic process through the application of the scientific method in the study of socio-economics.



    econ-minimalist principles



    - continuous social progress.

    - elimination of artificial scarcity.

    - adherence to the real economic process.

    - seeking to reduce economic theory to it's necessary elements.

    - spreading awareness of the unifying theory of artificial scarcity.

    - utilization of the scientific method in political socio-economic study.

    - economy is a public utility whose intended purpose is to sustain a civilization.

    - understanding the true nature of communism is to indoctrinate nothing except altruism.

    - spreading awareness of the true economic condition of humanity as defined mathematically and by direct observation.

    - communism should not be defined in ideological/political terms, or even ethical, but rather in a very simplified scientific and economic language.

    - communism does not replace the "mode" of production alone, it is a complete restructuring of entire cities, items, transportation; any understanding less than this is archaic and misconstrues communism.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 28th March 2016 15:52

    12 member(s)
    Dean Leonid Brozhnev Lynx Captain Red Revolver Slavoj Zizek's Balls Loony Le Fist Brutus The Ben G Aware
  • Anti-Zionists

    By its nature, Zionism concentrates ultra-nationalism, chauvinism and racial intolerance, excuse for territorial occupation and annexation, military opportunism, cult of political promiscuousness and irresponsibility, demagogy and ideological diversion, dirty tactics and perfidy... Absurd are attempts of Zionist ideologists to present criticizing them, or condemning the aggressive politics of the Israel's ruling circles, as antisemitic.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 12th October 2017 04:09

    327 member(s)
    CommissarNgugu htb24 Einkarl leftistman kmnhmth BisexualCommunist Comrade August Geiseric Rafiko Bingo William Howard Taft
    Latest Discussion: Awkward Situations

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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.

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 14th February 2018 20:28

    This is a private group.
  • 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=
    -Basics-
    * https://archive.org/details/PoliticalEconomyACondensedCourse
    * https://archive.org/details/MaterialismDialecticalMethod
    * https://www.rhizzone.net/forum/topic/13358/ (Elementary Principles of Philosophy)
    * https://archive.org/details/lininandtherussi035179mbp (an introduction to Lenin's life, Leninism, and the October Revolution along with the first few years afterward)
    * https://archive.org/details/AShortHistoryOfTheCPSU
    * https://archive.org/details/InternationalWorkingClassAndCommunistMovementHisto ricalRecord
    * https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1917/staterev/ (The State and Revolution, by V.I. Lenin)
    * https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1920/lwc/ ("Left-Wing" Communism, An Infantile Disorder, by V.I. Lenin)
    * https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1916/imp-hsc/ (Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism, by V.I. Lenin)
    * http://bookzz.org/book/862537/add33c (Fundamentals of Marxism-Leninism)
    -Advanced-
    * https://archive.org/details/PoliticalEconomyCapitalism
    * https://archive.org/details/PoliticalEconomySocialism
    * https://archive.org/details/tfomlp (The Fundamentals of Marxist-Leninist Philosophy)
    -See Also-
    * http://www.revleft.com/vb/threads/195470-Compilations-of-writings-by-Marx-Engels-and-Lenin-(PDFs)

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

    Category: Tendencies
    Last Activity: 14th February 2018 20:28

    571 member(s)
    Molle james119a Nah Revisionism LumBardhi killstvz cruxcommunista Garlic Hihi H O X H A CommieScum
  • Anarchist Solidarity.

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

    •Statist ideology
    •Liberalism
    •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

    This is a private group.
  • Industrial Workers of the World

    A union for all workers.

    An injury to one is an injury to all

    http://www.iww.org/

    Last Activity: 8th February 2018 22:55

    14 member(s)
    TheRightfulEmperor BreakAllTheChains treich AngelofDarkness tpoted Birk umeradam TheFriedRooster Molotov1848 almasan
    Latest Discussion: This group doesn't have any discussions yet.
  • Indian Guerilla Left Front

    Join the Indian political revolution .Lal Salaam to all Comrades

    Last Activity: 8th February 2018 22:55

    4 member(s)
    TheRightfulEmperor willowtooth GLF guevarism
  • 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

    43 member(s)
    BreakAllTheChains Cyborg Communist Wizard Pinko_Cuck Heretek Vee OnFire Red Baker bioliminality Communist Mutant From Outer Space Guardia Rossa
  • 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

    104 member(s)
    BreakAllTheChains JoPalma Pinko_Cuck MioDarling Бай Ганьо Jessica Matejko mutualaid bioliminality MrPsycho1994
  • 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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    The group avatar image is one of Daniel Guerin taken from libcom.org.

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

    53 member(s)
    BreakAllTheChains ChangeAndChance Pinko_Cuck Ricemilk Sil StromboliFucker666 mushroompizza Jacky Hearts Bakunin's Apprentice lutraphile
    Latest Discussion: This group doesn't have any discussions yet.
  • 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.

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

    13 member(s)
    BreakAllTheChains SonOfTom LionofTepelenë pharaohbanker reviscom1 Aslan Бай Ганьо Communist Mutant From Outer Space NoManIsAnIsland billydan225
    Latest Discussion: Reclaiming Comrade Orwell
  • Alternative History

    Group for the discussion of alternative history scenarios.

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

    119 member(s)
    BreakAllTheChains SonOfTom Cyborg Communist Wizard Radical Atom Communist Mutant From Outer Space Heretek Jessica Scarlet Fever ShadowoftheFlag Aslan