M-TH: Re: Capital and the state

1999-03-28 Thread George Pennefather
John Holloway and Sol Picciotto In Capital, Crisis and the State print the following: It is our argument that a materialist theory of the state must extend and develop this critique of the 'fantastic forms' assumed by social relations under capitalism, Just as the analysis of the categories of

M-TH: Serbia and imperialism

1999-04-01 Thread George Pennefather
of the Balkans existing independently of any ethnicity. Down with all nationalisms! Regards George Pennefather --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Scholars and academics

1999-04-18 Thread George Pennefather
-Original Message- From: Bill Bartlett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 17 April 1999 04:34 Subject: Re: AUT: Re: Capital and the state George Pennefather wrote: So you say John "life is class struggle". So when you or I do a shit or fart this

M-TH: Inter-capitalist war

1999-05-04 Thread George Pennefather
government and state. Implicit in this political position is the eventual overthrowal of thegovernment and the establishment of a federation of communist communities. Warm regards George Pennefather

M-TH: Chinese embassy.....

1999-05-09 Thread George Pennefather
or both US and British imperialism both in the past and the present. It is their support and even collaboration with western imperialism that have helped encourage NATO adventurism in both the Gulf and the Balkans. Warm regards George Pennefather

M-TH: Chinese embassy.....

1999-05-11 Thread George Pennefather
t for both US and British imperialism both in the past and the present. It is their support and even collaboration with western imperialism that have helped encourage NATO adventurism in both the Gulf and the Balkans. Warm regards George Pennefather

M-TH: Chinese embassy.....

1999-05-11 Thread George Pennefather
or both US and British imperialism both in the past and the present. It is their support and even collaboration with western imperialism that have helped encourage NATO adventurism in both the Gulf and the Balkans. Warm regards George Pennefather

M-TH: Chinese embassy.....

1999-05-11 Thread George Pennefather
or both US and British imperialism both in the past and the present. It is their support and even collaboration with western imperialism that have helped encourage NATO adventurism in both the Gulf and the Balkans. Warm regards George Pennefather

M-TH: Fw: UNITE! Info #98en: A US writer on bomb economics

1999-05-15 Thread George Pennefather
- Original Message - From: Rolf Martens Newsgroups: alt.politics.radical-left,alt.activism,soc.culture.yugoslavia,soc.culture.slovenia Sent: Thursday, May 13, 1999 8:10 PM Subject: UNITE! Info #98en: A US writer on bomb "economics" UNITE! Info #98en: A US writer on bomb

Re: M-TH: Imperialism and Serbia

1999-05-15 Thread George Pennefather
Hi George,Lets put it another way, if it weren't for this war, would the US have sucha strong physical presence in Europe? And whilst the conflict may be thebeginning of the end for Nato, conjured demons are essential to keep ittogether:- no matter that the threat to the West is

Re: M-TH: Imperialism and Serbia

1999-05-16 Thread George Pennefather
Charles: Doesn't American imperialism and all imperialism need the INSTITUTION of war ? Some war , somewhere, regularly ? Otherwise, how could it avoid disarmament ? And wouldn't disarmament spell the end of capitalism ? World peace would take away capitalism's ultimate form of creative

M-TH: Serbia and the West

1999-05-16 Thread George Pennefather
opposition to Milosevic, the KLA and NATO exposing the common capitalist class interests that they serve. What is required is a federation of Balkan communities based on communism. Warm regards George Pennefather

Re: M-TH: Impeirialism and Serbia

1999-05-16 Thread George Pennefather
To Bob: This stuff of yours below is does not add up to a response to my query. It merely reinforces my view that much of the Left provide knee jeerk cliched resposnes to the boboming of Serbia. Thre is no substitute for an objective rational outline of why US imperialism

M-TH: American civil war

1999-06-12 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Folks, I have been reading some stuff on the Amercian Civil War. It would seem to me that although slavery was a central issue it was not such for the best of reasons. Many whites desired a free state --free of black slaves and all blacks. Lincoln's position o n slavery seemed quite

Re: M-TH: Re:Linux

1999-07-06 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Russ, Interesting piece. But what about Unix. I hear people talking about Unix and its advantages. I still dont really understand, I'm a philistine here, what is all this about Unix. Could I run Microsoft Word on it. How do I install etc. George Be free to check out our Communist

Re: M-TH: Give me the child when he is seven ...

1999-07-08 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Jim, Who is Dave. George Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank Website:http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared Anyone in London tomorrow (Wednesday) night might be interested in this:Dave Chandler will be discussing his book Bosnia: Faking Democracy AfterDayton, Weds., 7 July,

Re: M-TH: Re:Linux/Unix

1999-07-08 Thread George Pennefather
Very Good Russ George Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank Website:http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared - Original Message - From: Russ To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 1999 12:07 PM Subject: Re: M-TH: Re:Linux/Unix Hi Russ, Interesting piece. But what about

Re: M-TH: Re: Luxemburg v Lenin?

1999-07-22 Thread George Pennefather
The book Accumulation of Capital was flawed, but to her credit shetrained the Marxist who best corrected her, Paul Mattick (See hisEconomic Crisis and Crisis Theory).-- Jim heartfield Jim, Whats this about training Paul Mattick? Please explain. Warm regardsGeorge Pennefather Be free

M-TH: Re: Commodity fetishism and reification

1999-07-22 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Philip Philip: In fact, concentration on the surface appearances can even lead todemanding 'progressive' reforms which end up strengthening, rather thanweakening, the hold of capital over society. This was the case with muchof the radicalism of the 1960s. Essentially the social

M-TH: The IRA and Peace

1999-07-30 Thread George Pennefather
Title: THE IRA AND THE PEACE PROCESS Hi Folks, Below is a piece by Karl Carlile a friend of mine. It is an interesting piece and worth a read George Pennefather -- KARL CARLILE: THE IRA AND THE GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT The recent farce at Stormont which

M-TH: Fw: Republican Movement GFA

1999-08-01 Thread George Pennefather
A reply by George Pennefather to Philip Ferguson George: Karl never denied that you "dont promote imperialist oppression by fighting against it". However the point he made is that the Provos did not fight against imperialist oppression. Instead they have been promoting imperiali

Re: M-TH: Fw: Republican Movement GFA

1999-08-02 Thread George Pennefather
Jim Heartfield: But thetruth is that the reactionary catholic masses were fighting against theBritish ruling class while British workers were queuing up to get another smacking.George: REACTIONARY CATHOLIC MASSES. I expressly challenge Jim Heartfield to show me and the other subscribers

M-TH: Ireland

1999-08-10 Thread George Pennefather

M-TH: Re: Colonisation

1999-08-10 Thread George Pennefather
George Pennefather: COLONISATION AND THE CELTIC TIGER The term Celtic Tiger is being bandied about ad nauseam. It is a term that forms part of bourgeois ideology and is thereby designed to serve a certain function: It promotes the delusion among the masses that Ireland is a thriving

M-TH: Sartre

1999-08-12 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Were you watching the programme on BBC2 on Jean Paul Sartrel? There were two others before --on Nietsche and Heidegger. What did you think of them of the programmes? Warm regardsGeorge Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank

Re: M-TH: Re: Colonisation

1999-08-13 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Bob Thank you very much for the compliment Warm regardsGeorge Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank Website:http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared Not bad at all George. I think ... Bob

Re: M-TH: Re: East Timor

1999-09-12 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Bob Interesting and informative. Can you tell me what --in the main-- was the outcome of the Indonesian elections. How did Megawatti fare etc. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared/ Bob writes

M-TH: East Timor

1999-09-13 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Folks, I have been reading much of the post on the East Timorese situation with interest. However I am of the view that neither of the main positions are tenable --support for intervention or support for the East Timorese independence movement. Interventionism merely constitutes

Re: M-TH: East Timor

1999-09-14 Thread George Pennefather
Bob: No, you are wrong on this George. One should not confuse the reactionary leaderships of these movements with the just desires of the peoples who inhabit this region and it ain't just the East Timorese. In fact there are a myriad of peoples who are living in this part of the world with

Re: M-TH: Fwd: Re: Fwd: jhurd_dsa-doc: The Dalai Lama on Marxism (fwd)

1999-09-22 Thread George Pennefather
Is it Nestor Gorojovsky, Argentine Marxist, and long-time subscriber? He wrote a really excellent account of the left in the Argentine national movement. -- Jim heartfield Where can I obtain a copy of this account Jim Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think

Re: M-TH: Fwd: Re: Fwd: jhurd_dsa-doc: The Dalai Lama on Marxism (fwd)

1999-09-22 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Mac How do I sub to this list. Is it sectarian? Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared/ Nestor is an Argentiniam Marxist who calls himself a Marxist-Leninist-Bolivarist, moderates the Leninist

M-TH: Reformist FARC

1999-09-25 Thread George Pennefather
The Colombian Communist Party has been waging a continuous guerrilla war against the Colombian state for many years now. It occupies a large section of Colombian territory. Its main source of income is agriculture --monocultural farming in the form of cocaine production. Its negotiations

M-TH: Louis on Columbia

1999-09-25 Thread George Pennefather
I read your article on the FARC. If FARC is the armed detachment of the Columbian Communist Party does this mean that the Communist Party has a substantial working class base in the cities and towns? And if so why not? Is the Columbian Communist Party an orthodox Stalinist party? How come

M-TH: Some tenative observations

1999-09-26 Thread George Pennefather
A few tentative observations on East Timorese developments. It is clear that the imperialist forces that have descended on East Timor to ostensibly protect the civilian population against the pro-independence "militia" are a mere pretext for direct imperialist intervention to protect and

M-TH: Howard doctrine

1999-09-28 Thread George Pennefather
Already what I wrote in piece on East Timor is proving true. Howard has been apparently forced to retract his statement concerning Australia's role in Asia because of the antagonistic Asian and domestic response to it. The Canberra government commitment to East Timor is already creating

M-TH: Australia's Vietnam

1999-09-30 Thread George Pennefather
In relation to Gary's letter I just see that Indonesia has pulled out its forces from East Timor. Clearly then this leaves a power vacuum that can be filled with the pro-Indonesian militia since the Australia led UN force has only recently deployed and needs time to pan out. It is

M-TH: Gurkhas

1999-10-03 Thread George Pennefather
The deployment of the Ghurkhas in East Timor by London illustrates their use in disguising the aggressive nature of British imperialism. Since they are Asian they present an image of being on the side of the oppressed masses. It is like sending an ethnically Irish regiment of the British

M-TH: Indonesia and Washington

1999-10-03 Thread George Pennefather
The fact that Washington dithered over the East Timorese crisis and eventually backed an force entering Timor to stabilise the situation may be understood as a signal from Washington that East Timor is not at the top of its agenda. If one looks at the totally different way in which

M-TH: Hot Pursuit

1999-10-03 Thread George Pennefather
Canberra's "hot pursuit" statement concerning invasions into West Timor ties in with the views I have expressed concerning the imperialist invasion of East Timor leading to the conflict widening to increasingly include all of Timor. As I have already said the situation is more complicated

Re: M-TH: Hot Pursuit

1999-10-03 Thread George Pennefather
Hi Rob, Your reply is appreciated. Dont think because I dont always reply I dont read any stfuff you post. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared/ G'day George, Yep. I have to agree. Canberra is going

M-TH: The UN and Washington

1999-10-04 Thread George Pennefather
Washington's failure to pay the millions of dollars that it owes the UN is a deliberate strategy designed to keep the UN weak and thereby a pliant tool of Washington's ambitions. By keeping the UN week by starving it of badly needed funds the UN is forced to allow NATO forces and Australian

M-TH: South America

1999-10-04 Thread George Pennefather
Washington's perspective on South America. Washington cannot allow South America to become increasingly strong and unified. Washington, then, is caught in a dilemma. This helps explain its schizoid foreign policy in relation to South America. On the one hand it does not desire South America

M-TH: Indonesian collapse

1999-10-04 Thread George Pennefather
There is the danger that Indonesia will collapse and fragment. It is this danger and its adverse effects on Australia and New Zealand both in the context of its commercial and security interests. Australia's new and more active strategy entailing its leading a force into East Timor is

M-TH: China and Indonesia

1999-10-05 Thread George Pennefather
Russia and certainly China might have a vested interest in the disintegration of Indonesia. Certainly China might have an interest in somewhat assisting in Indonesian instability (and being seen to be assisting) as a means of increasing its leverage with regard to Washington concerning

M-TH: Washington's anxieties

1999-10-07 Thread George Pennefather
The antagonism shown by Washington to both Iran and Iraq is further evidence that Washington does not mount opposition to a power simply because it is state socialist, or revolutionary socialist. Neither Iran nor Iraq fit into any of these categories in any comprehensive sense. Washington

M-TH: Washiington, Turkey and Iraq

1999-10-08 Thread George Pennefather
One of the reasons why Washington hammers away at Iraq is Turkey. Baghdad can exploit the Kurdish question to undermine the Turkish state --a lynchpin in the NATO gameplan. Since Turkey is such a significant ingredient in America's policy for that region it cannot afford to tolerate the

M-TH: Torie and taxes

1999-10-09 Thread George Pennefather
The Tory Party Conference raises the issue of reduced taxation. This sounds very appealing to many British workers since the tax deducted from their wages is huge. To promise to reduce this taxation burden is a very populist demand that strikes a chord in the hearts and minds of many. But

M-TH: Cancelling 3rd world debt

1999-10-13 Thread George Pennefather
Can anyone fill us in on the matter of third world debt and Clinton's announcement that his administration is cancelling it. Is it genuine? Warm regardsGeorge Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site athttp://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared/

M-TH: Pakistan

1999-10-13 Thread George Pennefather
The apparent coup in Pakistan may lead to increased instability in the region. Apparently the general leading the coup who had been a member of the government but was later sacked espouses a more militant approach over Kashmir seems. Kashmir seems to have been one of the issues that led to

M-TH: The Boer War

1999-10-14 Thread George Pennefather
Just a short while ago the 100 year anniversary of the Boer occurred. It is a war is little discussed despite the importance Lenin seems attributed to it as a historic event. Warm regardsGeorge Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site

M-TH: Pakistan and the military

1999-10-14 Thread George Pennefather
The military coup in Pakistan is being essentially supported by Bhutto who is in exile in Britain. Clearly for venal pragmatic reasons she is prepared to support the undermining of formal democracy. The military coup in Pakistan indicates thatbourgeois democracy in Pakistan is a total sham.

M-TH: Pakistan again

1999-10-14 Thread George Pennefather
The military coup that has just taken place in Pakistan may suit Beijing's interest. Beijing does not want to see any unity developing between Pakistan and India. Growing unity between the these two countries might pose a challenge to Beijing's status and influence in the region.

Re: M-TH: The Boer War

1999-10-15 Thread George Pennefather
Yes Chris I watched the last part of the series --missed the previous three parts. I never realised that there was such an aspect of to the Boer war in the accentuated form it took. The programme was quite interesting. It took the romance out of that war. Warm regards George Pennefather

M-TH: INLA and drugs

1999-10-17 Thread George Pennefather
Can anyone explain to me the relationship between the INLA and the drugs issue. Paul Williams from the Sunday World claims the INLA is essentially a gang of thugs involved in the drug scene from the point of view of pushing them and collecting protection. Yet if this is so it is hard to

M-TH: Israel and UN

1999-10-24 Thread George Pennefather
The apparent likelihood that Israel's influence may increase to the level of eventually sitting on the Security Council is an attempt by Washington to increase the number of its friends sitting on the Security Council. It may too be an accommodation made as a quid pro quo for some

M-TH: Colombia and Ireland

1999-10-25 Thread George Pennefather
In Colombia a civil war exists. It is a civil war that that has nothing to do with the promotion of the class interests of the working class. The FARC and the ELN are the principal guerrilla armies claiming to represent the interests of the masses. But there is little or no difference

M-TH: China North Korea

1999-10-26 Thread George Pennefather
China's apparent rebuilding of more friendly relations with North Korea may form part of Beijing's strategy to use its developing relations with North Korea as a lever in any attempts by Washington to forge some kind of unity between North and South Korea. Strategically the re-unification of

M-TH: Fw: A new regular feature in LM magazine

1999-10-26 Thread George Pennefather
- Original Message - From: Louis Proyect [EMAIL PROTECTED] Newsgroups: alt.politics.socialism.trotsky Sent: Monday, October 25, 1999 3:50 PM Subject: A new regular feature in LM magazine COLUMN: HOW TO SUSTAIN A MARRIAGE IN AN AGE OF DECLINING EXPECTATIONS BY DR. FRANK FUREDI

M-TH: Fw: Australian referendum

1999-10-26 Thread George Pennefather
- Original Message - From: Eric Cartman Sr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] Newsgroups: alt.politics.socialism.trotsky Sent: Monday, October 25, 1999 11:42 AM Subject: Re: Australian referendum In article 7v0d21$cpo$[EMAIL PROTECTED], Andy Lehrer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On November 6th

M-TH: Gusmao and East Timor

1999-10-26 Thread George Pennefather
The fact that Gusamao has apparently asked the remaining Indonesians settlers to stay in East Timor is an indication of the reactionary politics of this man. Again nationalism betrays the cause it is supposed to promote. He is only some days back in East Timor and already he is selling out.

M-TH: Re: ORG: Colombia and Ireland

1999-10-27 Thread George Pennefather
John: 1)Their political program and platform is not petty bourgeois. They wantto implement a Soviet Union style command economy (or something morereformist) which certainly isn't in the interests of the Columbianbourgeoisie. George: Yeah! Sinn Fein/IRA said they wanted to implement a

Re: M-TH: Fw: Australian referendum

1999-10-27 Thread George Pennefather
Kim Who is the ISO Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared/ Yes, the DSP is calling for a yes vote and also encouraging people write on the ballot paper - by direct election. The ISO is calling

M-TH: US elections

1999-10-27 Thread George Pennefather
Given that the political programmes of the main political parties in the United States are increasingly converging on each other personality tends to become the key issue in elections. Image becomes all because there is hardly anything left to distinguish one bourgeois party from another.

M-TH: Some Comments

1999-10-27 Thread George Pennefather
Timor: An interesting point that seems to have been omitted from any public discussion on the East Timorese referendumis the displaced population. If as many East Timorese have been displaced as has been claimed then the referendum on independence for East Timor would have omitted a large

M-TH: Andre Gunar Frank Marx

1999-11-01 Thread George Pennefather
I have been spending some time reading Andre Gundar Frank's book called Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Latin America. It makes for interesting reading especially in the context of my interest in developments in Colombia. I am drawn to the way in which he conceives capitalism as a

Re: M-TH: Fwd: Roma Community Center DROMKumanovo Appeal and Reports

1999-11-14 Thread George Pennefather
Thought you all might be interested in the Radio Program I did quite a while back on this stuff. Hi Bob, Can I get onto this radio station of yours via the internet. Is your broadcast in English. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site

M-TH: Cyprus

1999-11-16 Thread George Pennefather
Talks concerning partition in Cyprus are apparently starting again. Can anyone tell me what this partition is all about? In whose interests is it that partition continue? Why cannot both Turks and Greeks form one political community on Cyprus? Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check

Re: M-TH: Re: WTO and value -- the relevance of Capital

1999-01-16 Thread George Pennefather
of Marx's political work even after he written Capital are in at least many cases free from the form presented in Capital. Warm regards George Pennefather This might hold if Marx had ever restricted himself to the theoretical bits of the first volume of Capital, or had not been aware

Re: M-TH: China and law of value.

1999-01-16 Thread George Pennefather
freely for any enduring length of time. To attempt to analyse the world economy purelyt on the basis of these laws merely leads to the proliferation of abstraction Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared

M-TH: Washington bombs

1999-01-16 Thread George Pennefather
to underscore and strengthen American strategy and corresponding diplomacy. It may have been that the subjugation of Belgrade was essentially a subsidiary issue to the one of underscoring overall global American strategy --similar, perhaps, in intent to nuking of Hiroshoma. Warm regards George

M-TH: Washington and Moscow

1999-01-17 Thread George Pennefather
concession is an indication of both Russian internal weakness and growing isolation from the West. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Visas and Ireland.

1999-11-22 Thread George Pennefather
with immigrant labour. It is not being done in the interests of the Asian and Black masses. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Meszaros book

1999-12-05 Thread George Pennefather
I have finally been able to get around to reading Meszaros book, Beyond Capital. Have you any view about it or any suggestions to make for one about to embark on a reading of it. --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Provo leadership and rank and file

1999-12-05 Thread George Pennefather
the reactionary" leadership then this surely would express itself in a form of organised rank and file opposition to the leadership. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

Re: M-TH: Re: Meszaros book -- go for it!

1999-12-08 Thread George Pennefather
Hugh be a bit more specific. The stuff below says nothing. So far the book seems to be saying nothing new and seems rather convoluted regarding what it does say. It might contain the odd little interesting insight. However this is a somewhat impressionistic conclusion Warm regards George

M-TH: Taxes and surplus value

1999-12-17 Thread George Pennefather
ed by them. However on the internet is at present much harder to engage in such censorship --although there have been, and are, conspicuous attempts to achieve this on some mailing lists. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.

M-TH: Degrees and the disadvantaged

1999-12-17 Thread George Pennefather
anybody explain why the bourgeois state is introducing such as system. It cannot be because they care about the disadvantaged. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Geopolitics and the East

1999-12-17 Thread George Pennefather
to the Caucasus. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

Re: M-TH: Re: Vote for Karl Marx!

1999-12-17 Thread George Pennefather
How do you mean that Ghandi did not keep to his own principles of non-violence. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ "Real" Marxists would instead be trying to bump Nelson Mandela and Mart

M-TH: OSCE

1999-12-17 Thread George Pennefather
American imperialism is prepared to further intensify its aggression. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.tinet.ie/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Debt relief

1999-12-19 Thread George Pennefather
Does anybody have any view on the West's apparent attempts to extinguish much of the third world debt? --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Fictitious capital

1999-12-21 Thread George Pennefather
Given the large amounts of fictitious capital in existence in the form of bonds and shares etc and the long run rise in the price of shares it must be that the accumulation of capital in the West has been sufficient to sustain this bull market. --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

Re: M-TH: Re: Vote for Karl Marx!

1999-12-21 Thread George Pennefather
Dear John Your reply was appreciated Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ George Pennefather asked: How do you mean that Ghandi did not keep to his own principles of non-violence. He not only gave

M-TH: Christmas

1999-12-22 Thread George Pennefather
Lets not all stop communicating by on the list over the Christmas period as generally happens. After all communists dont recognise Christmas as their festival. A lot of so called communists tend to be commies when it is easy and convenient. George --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Financial scandals

1999-12-23 Thread George Pennefather
wing power of finance capital in Ireland may demand that the sycophantic element within Irish capital be atrophied or reorganised so that capitalism can operate in a more streamlined way in Ireland. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.

Re: M-TH: Christmas

1999-12-23 Thread George Pennefather
George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ Thats all very well but this bloody festival and the ridiculous numerological celebration of the change of date in this country means that one is forced to suffer virtual isolation

Re: M-TH: Re: Christmas

1999-12-23 Thread George Pennefather
. Warm regards George Pennefather - Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ But each to his own. If George and John want to celebrate thei r marginalism from the masses, they're welcome. But the masses as is will be celebrating

M-TH: Existentialist Reformtation

1999-12-24 Thread George Pennefather
in post-war France was France's belated and thereby surreal Reformation. The above are some off the cuff quickies --food for thought for those who will continue to tap away despite the bourgeois festival called Christmas. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank

M-TH: South Africa

1999-12-25 Thread George Pennefather
regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Nation

1999-12-25 Thread George Pennefather
created by the bourgeoisie to create the illusion that nations are communities of peoples sharing a common culture, language and economy. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL

M-TH: A baby's death

1999-12-27 Thread George Pennefather
out to die in the cold. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

Re: M-TH: Nation

1999-12-28 Thread George Pennefather
e a nation state is an ideological exercise designed to deceive the exploited masses into accepting it. There is no need to call a capitalist state a nation state. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~

Re: M-TH: Re: South Africa

1999-12-28 Thread George Pennefather
. The South African masses had suffered defeats such as Soweto etc too. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

M-TH: Nation

1999-12-27 Thread George Pennefather
essing any sense of class consciousness and solidarity. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

Re: M-TH: Nation

1999-12-29 Thread George Pennefather
babbling and a break with revolutionary marxism. Geroge writes: I disagree Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ --- from list [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

Re: M-TH: HAPPY SOCIALIST MILLENNIUM!

2000-01-01 Thread George Pennefather
Hugh declares: HAPPY NEW MILLENNIUM TO ALL REVOLUTIONARIES WORKING TO MAKE THIS THE BIG ONE! The above is a lot of sentimental claptrap. What does happy mean --mammy tuck me in at night; god look after me. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site

M-TH: Chechnea etc...

2000-01-16 Thread George Pennefather
happened to Thatcher. This can be of no use to the accumulation of capital. Such a development might lead to the abandonment, in some measure, of New Labour by the bourgeoisie and large sections of the middle class --this may have been what happened to Thatcher. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free

M-TH: Germany and sleaze

2000-01-21 Thread George Pennefather
prevent corporate funding. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ Be free to subscribe to our Communist Think-Tank mailing community by simply placing subscribe in the body of the message at the following

M-TH: The Freedom Party

2000-02-05 Thread George Pennefather
, presenting it as so. Perhaps this should be discussed. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/ Be free to subscribe to our Communist Think-Tank mailing community by simply placing subscribe in the body

M-TH: Ayn Rand

2000-02-08 Thread George Pennefather
Was watching a film on tv concerning Ayn Rand. She seemed to be a very manipulative and hypociritical individual --a control freak. Can anybody say more about her. Warm regards George Pennefather Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared

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