In 1972, Chinese Communist leader, Zhou En-lai, was reported to have answered US President Richard M. Nixon's question on the impact of the French revolution on western civilization, with the line that 'it is still too early to tell'.
While it may still be too early to tell, one thing the French revolution did give us was the trio of ideals of 'equality, solidarity and liberty', and of course out of those we got liberalism and socialism and, in reaction against the…Continue
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The Telekommunist Manifesto, Dmytri Kleiner, October 2010
Peer-to-Peer Communism vs. The Client-Server Capitalist State
Society is composed of social relations. These form the structures that constitute it. Computer networks, like economic systems, then may be described in terms of social relations. Advocates of communism have long described communities of equals; peer-to-peer networks implement…
Friday 31 December 2010
Kim Scipes’ new book “AFL-CIO’s Secret War against Developing Country Workers” (Lexington Books, 2010)…Continue
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South Africa: First national Conference of the Democratic Left called
A call to the 1st national Conference of the Democratic Left
Unite to make Another South Africa and World possible!
A call for united anti-capitalist action and for democratic left politics
Issued by the Interim Steering Committee of the Conference of the Democratic Left
December 7, 2010 -- This is a call to social movements, trade unions, other progressive mass organisations,…
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Best piece on Wikileaks I have so far found. Note criticism also of its own practices as a 'single person operation' and distance from the 'another world is possible movement'.
Now read on...
Geert Lovink, Patrice Riemens
Twelve theses on…
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Le Monde diplomatique, English Edition, December 2010
New economic territory
A permanent state of emergency
The explosion of anger seen on the streets of Paris, Madrid, Athens and Bucharest is a sign of people's exasperation and desire for change,…Continue
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