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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #121 on: February 01, 2019, 04:22:06 AM »
cordeliers might be better actually, REDKAHINA is a bit too word saladly and prone to 30 part tweetstorms
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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #124 on: February 01, 2019, 04:33:09 AM »
https://twitter.com/cordeliers/status/1090314226743369728

i am getting way too into this, it's like when i discovered JASON UHRUE

"comprehensively appalling" :lawd
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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #125 on: February 01, 2019, 04:34:37 AM »
I told you!

RedKahina is the new hotness now, my good friend and ideological enemy benji.

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« Reply #126 on: February 01, 2019, 04:46:41 AM »
One day I will introduce you to the New Labourites I associate with, benji. New Labourites who are still New Labourites in 2019 are similar to unrepentant state socialists except their historical legacy is helping the U.S. kill a million people in Iraq, privatizing a bunch of public assets, and ensuring that the City of London occupies a similar space of bipartisan support in the U.K. that the defense industry occupies in the U.S.

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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #127 on: February 01, 2019, 05:01:23 AM »
i came across this the other day
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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #128 on: February 01, 2019, 03:27:57 PM »
benji are you familiar with phil greaves

https://twitter.com/PhilGreaves01/status/772079807349792768


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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #130 on: February 01, 2019, 04:55:46 PM »
the top app on the huawei app store is a foreign luxury goods shopping app called  小红书 :lol

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« Reply #131 on: February 01, 2019, 05:36:14 PM »

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« Reply #132 on: February 01, 2019, 05:37:50 PM »
The PRC is wild, man. They have right wing Maoists, but not because socialism has achieved victory and the struggle is between better and ultra-leftism.

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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #133 on: February 01, 2019, 06:51:22 PM »
The only conflict there can be in China is between hood and #blessed :doge

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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #134 on: February 01, 2019, 09:11:56 PM »
https://twitter.com/cordeliers/status/1090314226743369728

i am getting way too into this, it's like when i discovered JASON UHRUE

"comprehensively appalling" :lawd

My favorite tweeter associated with those folks is definitely @cuttlefish_btc https://twitter.com/cuttlefish_btc , some of the stuff he digs up is legitimately fascinating and insightful even if the top-level conspiratorial worldview he feeds it all into is, uh ... not in accordance with my bourgeois subjective utility function

edit: I guess he stopped tweeting over a year ago? bleh
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« Reply #135 on: February 01, 2019, 10:48:02 PM »
so you're saying they got to him
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« Reply #136 on: February 11, 2019, 10:00:38 PM »


Michael Parenti vindicated

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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #137 on: February 16, 2019, 04:28:28 AM »
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/tim-eyman-under-investigation-in-theft-of-70-chair-from-office-depot/
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Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman is under investigation in the theft of a $70 office chair from the entryway of a Lacey Office Depot on Wednesday.

Lacey Police referred the allegation to prosecutors for a possible misdemeanor theft charge after Office Depot employees noticed the chair was missing, reviewed surveillance video, recognized Eyman and called the police.

In the video, Eyman, wearing a bright red shirt saying “Let The Voters Decide,” can be seen circling around the store’s lobby, peering in various directions. He walks through the store’s anti-theft devices into the vestibule and sits in a rolling office chair that was displayed there. He reclines, spins around three times and then stands up and wheels the chair out of the store.
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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #142 on: February 22, 2019, 01:15:58 AM »
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That which is founded on falsehood cannot be right. Institutions founded on false principles cannot be other than false themselves.  This truth has been demonstrated by the bitter experience of ages and generations.

Among the falsest of political principles is the principle of the sovereignty of the people, the principle that all power issues from the people, and is based upon the national will–a principle which has unhappily become more firmly established since the time of the French Revolution.  Thence proceeds the theory of Parliamentarism, which, up to the present day, has deluded much of the so-called “intelligence,” and unhappily infatuated certain foolish Russians.  It continues to maintain its hold on many minds with the obstinacy of a narrow fanaticism, although every day its falsehood is exposed more clearly to the world.
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By the theory of Parliamentarism, the rational majority must rule; in practice, the party is ruled by five or six of its leaders who exercise all power.  In theory, decisions are controlled by clear arguments in the course of Parliamentary debates; in practice, they in no wise depend from debates, but are determined by the wills of the leaders and the promptings of personal interest.  In theory, the representatives of the people consider only the public welfare; in practice, their first consideration is their own advancement, and the interests of their friends.  In theory, they must be the best citizens; in practice, they are the most ambitious and impudent.  In theory, the elector gives his vote for his candidate because he knows him and trusts him; in practice, the elector gives his vote for a man whom he seldom knows, but who has been forced on him by the speeches of an interested party.  In theory, Parliamentary business is directed by experience, good sense, and unselfishness; in practice, the chief motive powers are a firm will, egoism, and eloquence.

Such is the Parliamentary institution, exalted as the summit and crown of the edifice of State.  It is sad to think that even in Russia there are men who aspire to the establishment of this falsehood among us; that our professors glorify to their young pupils representative government as the ideal of political science; that our newspapers pursue it in their articles and feuilletons, under the name of justice and order, without troubling to examine without prejudice the working of the parliamentary machine.  Yet even where centuries have sanctified its existence, faith already decays; the Liberal intelligence exalts it, but the people groans under its despotism, and recognizes its falsehood.  We may not see, but our children and grandchildren assuredly will see, the overthrow of this idol, which contemporary thought in its vanity continues still to worship.
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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #144 on: March 02, 2019, 12:56:32 PM »
There was some cursed posting in the U.S. politics thread last week (only last week? -ed.) that inspired this meme, I call it "Why don't you put away 'democratic' socialism and try something that works. Google "Milton 'Google my name and Rhodesia' Friedman'"."

Sadly it seems Dmitri Dmitriyevich is on sabbatical.  :'(



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You could do a similar meme for the U.S. and Japan to make fun of Chartalists, but Paul Krugman is going beast mode on them right now and it doesn't seem right to kick someone when they're down.

https://twitter.com/paulkrugman/status/1101829204172328960

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« Reply #145 on: March 02, 2019, 08:26:43 PM »
https://twitter.com/Noahpinion/status/1101899322176659458

I had to see this awful shit so now you guys do too

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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #147 on: March 02, 2019, 08:41:49 PM »
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« Reply #149 on: March 02, 2019, 08:48:43 PM »
#notallhentaifans

"Is Bible Black Neoliberal Globalism" - the greatest thread in the history of forums, locked by a moderator after 12,239 pages of heated debate,

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Re: Laissez-faire Politics Thread - Praxis? I didn't play Deus Ex, sorry.
« Reply #150 on: March 02, 2019, 11:55:18 PM »
https://twitter.com/Noahpinion/status/1101903691638923264

that vision of utopia, Cowboy Bebop

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it's sad how much this enrages me :fbm

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« Reply #151 on: March 05, 2019, 10:25:13 PM »
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« Reply #152 on: March 07, 2019, 01:37:00 PM »


:thinking

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Previous studies, he said, suggested left-leaning populists in Latin America ramped up social spending but ultimately ended up creating “fractured and unequal states”. “That’s what I thought I would see, as someone who is trained as a political economist,” Doyle said.

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« Reply #155 on: March 25, 2019, 11:24:48 PM »
God led me to this thread.

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« Reply #157 on: March 25, 2019, 11:27:07 PM »
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