Monthly Archives: April 2013

Who is Vincent Doherty?

Just got a comment left on one of my blog posts of many months ago, it was a wide ranging piece that pulled many arguments together that, for reasons I don’t understand, seems to have been accessed many times a … Continue reading

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Left Unity and scientific socialism:

Tom April 29, 2013 at 7:32 pmYour comment is awaiting moderation. Ed, you make an important point. Someone argued in a piece on Left Unity that we should be forced to write in very short contributions, I think 200 words … Continue reading

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My blog is hit and miss:

I wrote a film review of Brave before going to bed. I think I might write some more film reviews. Film now means so much to me now I may do that. For a long time I didn’t bother blogging … Continue reading

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Brave review [spoiler alert]:

I have only just gotten round to checking out Pixar’s Brave. Watched it a few times and I love it. Hard to rank it alongside other Pixar films as they are pretty much all classics. I knew it had won … Continue reading

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Left Unity around Rosa Luxemburg:

Tom April 28, 2013 at 1:28 am Your comment is awaiting moderation. Mark Perryman quoting Eduard Bernstein approvingly? Why am I not surprised. The father of revisionism (the exact opposite of socialism) is the theorist of surrender to capitalist exploitation. … Continue reading

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Left Unity must defend class struggle:

Tom April 25, 2013 at 7:45 pm Your comment is awaiting moderation. I’m afraid this is a poor post. I disagree with most of it. I also disagree with most of what Peter says. Localism will not work if counterposed … Continue reading

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Left Unity and ‘consensus’:

Tom April 23, 2013 at 5:34 pm Your comment is awaiting moderation. The website recommended at the end of this post advocates consensus as perferable to what we have inside the trade union movement. That won’t work if our project … Continue reading

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