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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-19-11 07:29 PM
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61. Also, the CPUSA had ties with the USSR, thus bad PR after Stalin's atrocities...
...became known.
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  -It is time for Socialists to be Socialists Taverner  Aug-19-11 05:52 PM   #0 
  - There are at least two...  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-19-11 05:55 PM   #1 
  - Democratic Socialists are awesome  Taverner   Aug-19-11 05:56 PM   #2 
     - No, they're the US affiliate of the...  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-19-11 06:01 PM   #5 
        - Pardon my ignorance  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:34 PM   #16 
           - Pas de problem, mon frre...  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-19-11 06:40 PM   #21 
  - They have never really recovered after the WWI Red Scare  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 05:58 PM   #3 
  - The Palmer Raids were brutal  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:01 PM   #4 
  - And it was finished with the Second Red Scare and the black lists  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:18 PM   #7 
     - Almost nobody behind those is alive today  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:23 PM   #8 
        - Many who are still alive who were alive in the 1950's  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 06:27 PM   #11 
           - Yes, so reason to let them know J Edgar and his friends are dead....  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:29 PM   #12 
  - This is the problem in America.  white_wolf   Aug-19-11 06:09 PM   #6 
  - Yes - and as a result, we should rebuild with a vengance...  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:24 PM   #9 
  - The Russian Revolution blurred the lines  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 06:24 PM   #10 
  - The interesting thing about the Russian Revolution and the  white_wolf   Aug-19-11 06:29 PM   #13 
  - The Russian Rev started off on the right foot  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:33 PM   #15 
  - +++  swilton   Aug-19-11 07:07 PM   #56 
     - IMO the Russian Revolution was the worst thing to ever happen to Socialism.  Odin2005   Aug-19-11 07:35 PM   #62 
        - Keep in mind that the West sent in thousands of saboteurs to ensure that they didn't modernize...  saras   Aug-19-11 08:53 PM   #67 
  - Take a look at "Why Marx was Right" by Terry Eagleton  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:31 PM   #14 
  - I keep reminding people but SMITH would be critical  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:39 PM   #19 
     - I'm actually about to start Wealth of Nations.  white_wolf   Aug-19-11 06:42 PM   #24 
     - A lot easier, and realize you need to also read  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:46 PM   #29 
     - Smith was the first person to study scientifically the psychology of ethical descion-making.  Odin2005   Aug-19-11 07:50 PM   #65 
     - Smith and Marx are the Alpha and Omega of "Classical" Economics.  Odin2005   Aug-19-11 07:46 PM   #64 
     - Yes, he would. Not to mention Keynes or Marx....  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:44 PM   #26 
        - In some ways both agree at fundamental levels  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:49 PM   #32 
           - Invisible Hand - Tom Tomorrow has an excellent send-up of it!  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:51 PM   #38 
           - Hearing you talking about the pages of caveats to the invisble hand is part of the reason  white_wolf   Aug-19-11 06:52 PM   #39 
              - That they do  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:55 PM   #42 
                 - Was it you who suggested both Marx and Malthus were Classical Economists?  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:56 PM   #45 
                    - Yes, the school starts with Smith, a political economist  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:59 PM   #49 
                       - Thing is Marx was a critique of Capitalism  Taverner   Aug-19-11 07:00 PM   #50 
                          - And Smith was a critique of Mercantilism  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 07:03 PM   #51 
  - What book are you reading? I am just curious  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:37 PM   #18 
     - See above  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 06:40 PM   #22 
     - And it is also available in NOOK and Kindle formal  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:51 PM   #37 
        - Sounds like somthing I should check out  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 06:57 PM   #47 
           - The begining of the counter revolution  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 07:07 PM   #55 
              - And I also went through  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 07:11 PM   #57 
                 - Book Correction  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 10:51 PM   #68 
     - 'Why Marx was Right' by Eagleton  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:42 PM   #23 
  - It also does not help that the CPUSA was funded by Moscow  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:36 PM   #17 
  - I don't care who paid for it  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:42 PM   #25 
  - IT does not matter if you care  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:47 PM   #30 
  - Yes but they are on their way out  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:50 PM   #36 
     - Go to a tea party rally  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:52 PM   #40 
        - Fuck the Teabaggers  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:54 PM   #41 
           - Sorry if being aware of the roadblocks is bothersome  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 06:57 PM   #46 
           - I know you speak the truth. But they are dying.  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:59 PM   #48 
           - Actually they have always been with us in a way  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 07:04 PM   #53 
              - and take it all the way back to both  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 07:14 PM   #59 
  - Ooops thought you meant "SP USA" not "CP USA"  Taverner   Aug-20-11 12:57 PM   #69 
  - Of course, in 1919, the American Delegates went to Berne, not Moscow  CatholicEdHead   Aug-19-11 06:45 PM   #27 
     - Emma Goldman highlighted problems in the Bolshivek Revolution  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:49 PM   #34 
        - Rosa Luxemburg also criticized it as well.  white_wolf   Aug-19-11 06:55 PM   #43 
  - Also, the CPUSA had ties with the USSR, thus bad PR after Stalin's atrocities...  Odin2005   Aug-19-11 07:29 PM   #61 
  - There's no representation.  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-19-11 06:39 PM   #20 
  - There can be - with Education  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:45 PM   #28 
     - Bernie Sanders won't even say he's a socialist publicly.  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-19-11 06:48 PM   #31 
        - Are you sure about that?  white_wolf   Aug-19-11 06:50 PM   #35 
           - He and Lawrence O'Donnell. Who has called himself both a "European" and "Californian" Socialist  Taverner   Aug-19-11 06:55 PM   #44 
           - He doesn't hide it well at all...  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-19-11 07:04 PM   #52 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-19-11 06:49 PM   #33 
  - I would recommend membership to the  Proles   Aug-19-11 07:05 PM   #54 
  - Proud Socialist here. If I could only join the Wobblies ... n/t  SusanaMontana41   Aug-19-11 07:13 PM   #58 
  - K&R!!!  Odin2005   Aug-19-11 07:25 PM   #60 
  - Sure, do we get t-shirts and hats?  RagAss   Aug-19-11 07:35 PM   #63 
  - K&R  silverweb   Aug-19-11 08:23 PM   #66 
  - Industrial Workers of the World  Richard_Myers   Aug-20-11 08:04 PM   #70 
 

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