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Starting a thread for all the socialists and communists on DU (Original Post) TBF Dec 2011 OP
The time on your post is an hour in the future. immoderate Dec 2011 #1
Talk about being ahead of your time .... TBF Dec 2011 #6
what about anarcho syndicalists? reggie the dog Dec 2011 #2
You betcha - TBF Dec 2011 #5
cool reggie the dog Dec 2011 #11
Hey Tovarich. Starry Messenger Dec 2011 #3
A room of our own, comrade! TBF Dec 2011 #4
We'll have to do some recruiting. Starry Messenger Dec 2011 #7
Yes - some of the more active members in the old group may not have made their way over here yet. TBF Dec 2011 #8
Maybe not truly yet but TheKentuckian Dec 2011 #9
I did a poll (within the past 6 months) TBF Dec 2011 #10
Hey everyone. white_wolf Dec 2011 #12
Good to see you white_wolf - was hoping you'd find this. nt TBF Dec 2011 #13
I certainly hope Bolshevik-Leninists are welcomed here........ socialist_n_TN Dec 2011 #14
Hey SNT :) TBF Dec 2011 #15
Hey TBF......... socialist_n_TN Dec 2011 #18
Yup TBF Dec 2011 #19
Yeah, watrwefitinfor Dec 2011 #26
Glad you found us! :) TBF Dec 2011 #27
Oh there's more than two...... socialist_n_TN Dec 2011 #28
I used to belong to groups, SnT, watrwefitinfor Dec 2011 #29
Time for my first post on DU3 Cal Carpenter Dec 2011 #16
Yeah me too. I didn't realize that my old avatar wouldn't socialist_n_TN Dec 2011 #17
That's a kick ass avatar :) nt TBF Dec 2011 #23
Could someone please help me out? redqueen Dec 2011 #20
To the right of "post a thread in this forum" - when you first get here TBF Dec 2011 #21
Thanks! redqueen Dec 2011 #22
Just checking in.... daleanime Dec 2011 #24
You got it - this place will be hopping on May Day TBF Dec 2011 #25
Hi all MNBrewer Dec 2011 #30
Hey MN, glad you found us......... socialist_n_TN Dec 2011 #31
Hey, nice to see you over here. Starry Messenger Dec 2011 #32
Checking in! ;) Fantastic Anarchist Dec 2011 #33
 

immoderate

(20,885 posts)
1. The time on your post is an hour in the future.
Tue Dec 6, 2011, 02:25 PM
Dec 2011

How do you do that?

On edit: so is mine. How'd I do that? And why do I still need to use HTML for formatting?

--imm

Starry Messenger

(32,342 posts)
7. We'll have to do some recruiting.
Tue Dec 6, 2011, 06:18 PM
Dec 2011

Xemasab's poll on DU2 says there are a lot more socialists around. Maybe we could get some more traffic in here.

TBF

(32,197 posts)
10. I did a poll (within the past 6 months)
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 10:32 AM
Dec 2011

and broke it down by types of socialism. There is a lot of variety - including quite a few folks who'd like to see the type of mixed economies the Scandinavian countries have developed. I hope when this group goes live it will have reading submissions so folks can learn some of the theory. We've been inundated with so much anti-red propaganda in this country that just being able to define "socialist" accurately is a challenge for many Americans.

white_wolf

(6,238 posts)
12. Hey everyone.
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 06:50 PM
Dec 2011

I'm looking forward to talking with you all and learning more. Hopefully we can have some in depth discussion on theory in this forum.

socialist_n_TN

(11,481 posts)
18. Hey TBF.........
Thu Dec 8, 2011, 12:10 AM
Dec 2011

This actually could be fun. Although I will miss agitating and advocating for Marxist positions on the more general boards.

watrwefitinfor

(1,401 posts)
26. Yeah,
Sat Dec 10, 2011, 04:05 PM
Dec 2011

maybe the both of us are. LOL

I had Red Rosa as my atavar on d2, but can't locate her in 3. I miss her! Not that she was exactly a Leninist, but she was a good friend to them and a helluva fighter.

Wat

socialist_n_TN

(11,481 posts)
28. Oh there's more than two......
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 01:44 PM
Dec 2011

Maybe as many as 4 or 6! But it is a specialty. Do you belong to a group Wat? Proud member of Workers Power here.

watrwefitinfor

(1,401 posts)
29. I used to belong to groups, SnT,
Tue Dec 13, 2011, 09:29 AM
Dec 2011

but none I wish to name from this long distance in time. Family, age, health, time, and other stuff intervened. What a long strange trip it's been. But exceedingly gratifying.

The fire is gone now, but not the sentiment. I'm quite isolated and DU has become my little eye on the world - there are many good people here and I get news. And occasionally meet a kindred spirit, but not often a Leninist. People have no notion how he dissected imperialism, and how much of what he wrote is still relevant and useful.

I think I'm going to dust off my Collected Works and reread a bit, now.

Wat



Cal Carpenter

(4,959 posts)
16. Time for my first post on DU3
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 11:42 PM
Dec 2011

I suppose this is as good a place as any!

Hey comrades

Aw shit, I need to find me an avatar...

eta: somehow a red bell pepper seems about right.

redqueen

(115,112 posts)
20. Could someone please help me out?
Thu Dec 8, 2011, 01:37 PM
Dec 2011

Red 'subscribe' button... where is it please?



Also, I'm quite pleased that my first DU3 post is here.

TBF

(32,197 posts)
21. To the right of "post a thread in this forum" - when you first get here
Thu Dec 8, 2011, 01:41 PM
Dec 2011

Look up to the blue line from here and click on "socialist progressives (group)" and I think that will put you in the right place. Glad you found us!

daleanime

(17,796 posts)
24. Just checking in....
Thu Dec 8, 2011, 03:05 PM
Dec 2011

This is were we have all the good parties?

Shoot, where spell check-my favorite security blanket.

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