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7 Apr, 4 tweets, 2 min read
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Karl Marx defines commodity.
(I think this is the best way to fix misunderstandings in good faith)
@SovietNecromanc @ProletariatRis1
Basically, a commodity has both a use value and an exchange value.

As of now, Marx intends to only describe the following relationship
C ----> U & E

But, not
U & E ----> C.

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7 Apr
What imperialism? Please do tell.

Here are the big 4 colonizers.
Honorable mentions.
So before asking dumb questions, ask yourself are there any communist governments doing imperialism (answer no).
Read 4 tweets
7 Apr
I usually read some moderately right-wing, financial journal for my news. Western propaganda itself tells you a lot if you know how to read.

The problem here is that you don't seem to understand imperialism.
But people like @anarchopac are in another world.

Because they believe that all states are inherently evil, they are willing to uncritically accept any nonsense against those states.

It's like they can't understand lesser evil and colonialism.
India is a bourgeois, capitalist state. Yet, our lives are 10000 times better without the British.

Even with a parliamentary bourgeois Democracy, not having people loot your resources, automatically improves things with all things being equal.
historicly.substack.com/p/the-ghosts-o…
Read 4 tweets
7 Apr
It is fixed in time!

------- commodity------- exchanged to money--------exchanged to commodity----- but each moment in time, it is one thing.

the definition of money is oppositional to commodity!

Commodities can be used as money. IE.. commodities take the form of money.
But, it is neither here nor there. Ultimately, Marx's C---M----C theory is to explain this... via a "network node"
Also... stop yourself before you get an instinct to troll me... just realize that there is a small chance I maybe right and go read it yourself slowly and carefully.
Read 10 tweets
6 Apr
That's a hilarious way to frame "wanting to win in swing districts"

1. We all know the @dccc selectively decides what is a swing district and what is "too far gone"
2. This is always based on their fealty to corporate interest.

Pretending it is neutral is dishonest at best.
Anyone who has read @ryangrim book "we've got people" should understand how arbitrary the selection of "swing districts" is:
They outright sabotaged Laura Moser.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
Read 4 tweets
6 Apr
Historically speaking, whenever there is a viable third party, the democrats and republicans collude to make it illegal.

The system is flawed to make sure the will of the people is never realized.

[see thread for examples].
In 1912, Eugene Debs won millions of votes *from prison*

WW1 happened,sedition laws happened and socialist party was purged
After ww2, the communist party was very popular for the very obvious reasons:

So, they banned the communist party from running in elections.
Read 6 tweets
6 Apr
Lucky for you, I have about many articles and podcasts that analyze how a country loses its modern sovereignty through colonialism.

Just because monetary sovereignty is restricted for various reasons does not mean it is not existent.
If you notice, the first step in colonization was taking away the monetary sovereignty and turning the colonizer into the monetary sovereign.

historicly.substack.com/p/when-the-loo…
The second step is setting up a dependent relationship such that the colonized country dies without the colonizer.

They take away the food sovereignty.

historicly.substack.com/p/the-ghosts-o…
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