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You know I thought that too. I think it stems from mainly from the context of the online format. To be able to have found a website as small as Lemmygrad means you had to have lots of hours active online. Now people being raised female have a standard pushed on them from day one, cleanliness, beauty, and well, socializing. People who are raised male don’t have that immediate standard pushed on, so those who fell into these online spaces are disproportionately raised male. Now that compounded with that socially distant and toxic men have fostered treacherous online spaces for two decades , vast majority of cis women wouldn’t go near it. Now the chances these cis women would be able to stomach reddit enough to find r/GenZedong and then be there to sign up on Lemmygrad pre quarantine is incredibly slim.
Now interestingly enough most communists sympathizers in real life tend to be female–at least from my observations–so its really the form of media that filters into this demographic. Also take note, many Lemmygraduates (thats what we should call those who unlearned their liberalism lol) also have interests or careers in STEM, another heavily raised as male demographic.
That’s also a possibility. Either way this could trigger a bloody back and forth of shootings between fascists and trans youth, where the trans youth clearly are not in a position win out. It would alienate many would be allies by attacking school children with acts of terrorism and not an organized struggle against fascism and the state.
On top of that with the new surveillance state law getting pushed, we are living in scary times.
Don’t wanna come off as too much of a tin foil hat, but it’s a little strange that this just happened after Tucker Carlson was “warning” of arming trans people and while Anti Trans legislature is in the mix.
Is it a possible false flag? Am I being insensitive as a person or is that just cause the amount of shootings?
Excellent points, though take note, the goal of guerrilla warfare isn’t to defeat the enemy, but to drain his resources. Another aspect of this is the designed escalation of guerrilla warfare: No government would use a drone to take out five guys in the forest. Those guys are still at the local level, even if they plan to later on build up against the government. Quite simply the higher government wouldn’t know too much about it at first, and those 5 guys would just be dealing cops.
Now you do make note of only soldiers being prepped enough to fight a guerrilla war, true. But oppressed minorities are disproportionate servicemen. Now where are these minorities mainly located. The Southern and Southwestern US. Where are areas best suited for guerrilla campaigns? The Southern and Southwestern US. Where are the largest indigenous reservations? The Southwestern US. What does the Southwestern US have? A large mountainous border with Mexico. What areas will be affected more and more by Climate Change? The Southern and Southwestern US. If a protracted struggle were to happen, it would have to happen there.
Now I agree that for current goals, organized demonstrations and blockades will do. For now. Besides without that radical minority, what teeth do the masses have? Which is why I imagine that would be guerrillas start off as industrial saboteurs. Those types who care deeply about the environment to a radical extent most likely have the knowledge of the land. And, at least to the liberal view, these carbon partisans are attacking specific organs of land exploitation and not the state itself. WE know that the state will protect private property and is the whole point of the state, but if the goal isn’t necessarily an overthrow of the state and “just” dismantling regressive ecological exploitation systems perhaps the guerrillas wouldn’t be wiped off the Earth and instead the state bends its knees instead of provoking a revolution.
Instead of waiting for American class consciousness to rise from a change material conditions, the best way to get them off their asses is Climate Action because they can see it affecting them already and it’s detrimental and existential. Clearly the system needs to change, many Zoomers know that even tho they have no idea how they want change. Why worry of some gommunist famines if doing nothing to the systems leaves you with a pain 10x worse than any fascist propaganda could cook up. That is why we need Melons and no more electoralism from the libs.
Oh boy am I glad we are all getting a resurgence of interest on military theory recently.
I am with the assumption we are speaking economically and geopolitically too, duh.
Now other than nukes, which is a loss for everyone, I don’t see a scenario where China loses either. I don’t think the question is if China can win, it is can it win before climate change destroys humanity.
We can see already China emerging as the leading power. Peace deals in the middle east which feel like they came from nowhere from the major regional powers. Now European leaders are making visits to Beijing to discuss solutions for the Ukraine conflict. Even the Ukrainian government is shy to criticize China’s close relationship with Russia, due to their hopes of economic rebuilding. THE FUCKING FACIST PUPPET STATE WITH THE US COMMANDING IT!
I believe with China now truly established as a DOTP and soon to be leading power, it will guide the intertwined multipolar world against the new threat of natural disaster. In a way mirroring the struggle of primitive communism, it will once again be humans vs nature, except it will be trying to.
Though most of the periphery is becoming more stable with industrialization and nationalization, the core is becoming increasingly unstable while deindustrialized and privatized. They have switched places in a way. And that is right as we are tipping over the edge of Western economic collapse.
With the rolling back of child labor laws, women and queer rights disappearing, continued ecological destruction, decaying infrastructure and industry, economic collapse, and Florida to vanguard fascism in the states. Are we at a point to see the possibility of a Protracted Peoples War? With its balkanization seeming eminent, huge swaths of a mountainous terrain, and easy access to firearms, are the proletarian forces able to carry out an organized armed struggle?
I am under the impression, the left in the core will form as two intertwined groups, Indigenous Liberation and Ecological Warrior Melons (green on the outside, but red on the inside). I don’t feel I have to explain why Indigenous liberation and ecological protection go hand and hand. We are at a point where the majority of Americans realize we are running out of time with the system we have, and will begin to resort to desperate measures. With all the major chemical spills, nuclear leakage, and continued oil drilling, industrial sabotage seems like a reasonable means to an end for the public. There needs to form a radical guerrilla group with the goal of disrupting environmental devastation, a sort of carbon partisans. As these carbon partisans grow, they will open up with more and radical ideology and missions.-------
I realize I have completely skirted off the original topic, oh my lord. Hey at least its some discussion on this community haha. So what do you think, will Protracted Peoples Wars be possible?
As if your understanding of the English language has any merit of your nationality.
For example, in our English class we just covered the difference between “its” and “it’s”. We are also juniors and seniors. Half of us will become adults. We aren’t displaced in the slums. We live practically in the suburbs. In a college town. The largest college in our state. We are Americans. :)
Actually, I take it back. Your understanding of the English DOES have merit on your nationality. I’m convinced the MORE you understand it, the LESS you’re likely to be part of the Anglosphere.
Id say it’s easier to read, I have focus issues and the big chunky font lets me slow down and digest.
EDIT: Also the colors are nice. Maybe it could be the unconventional graphic design or the theory being pasted about, but it reminds me a lot of theespressostalinist which I find much joy reading the Real Stalin series through.
Saw the coffee pot and knew immediately what it was.
I remember this gem being shown in my shitty US GOVT class of all places and BOY was that a surprise.
According to one of the comments, the girl was originally supposed to be around 5 which explains the baby talk… BUT SIBLINGS SHOULD NOT LOOK AT EACH OTHER THAT WAY!!!
I could give some highly thought out analysis of minor contradictions in the imperial world view, but to be honest the threat of Climate Change and Nuclear War are so existential that they affect the proletarianized middle classes (and even the labour aristocrtaic middle class) in horrendous ways that can only be solved with the dismantling of Imperialism.
Hmm very interesting times indeed, but I am left wondering, what is Turkey’s position in this? I would assume when the war escalates more Turkey would put itself before American interests. How would that affect NATO, with one of it’s strongest armies going its own way?
Has anyone got a detailed analysis of Turkey’s Geopolitical position?
What about the blowback of Nazi terrorism in Europe. Any potential revolutions (not necessarily ML, just an ousting of US puppets) in the EU? Greece?
Would the anti-imperialist push in the periphery force the US to move outta Ukraine?
If Russia wins, will some parts of Europe accept to realign with Russian interests instead of American?
What do you mean by way of life of the settler? Living standards or some bullshit idea of “American Values”?
I mean, yeah they are still proletarian, that would be like saying the global south isn’t proletariat because they produce many good exploited by the core. I certainly don’t see too many bourgeois indigenous peoples. I guess it’s more there’s “national class” that holds class character, like core and periphery, where in a settler colonial context the oppressed nations are an internalized periphery.
I think it’s important to point out that while Indigenous peoples having children is an act of resistance against the settler state, settlers having children isn’t inherently an act of repression against Indigenous populations. As at the very basis the settlers are still exploited, even though under imperialism they gain a privileged position of labour aristocracy. Once imperialism is defeated, then the majority of settlers will have their interests align more and more with Indigenous peoples, as the contradictions boil inwards.
Maybe I’m missing something, could you extrapolate more by what you mean interests?
(History class in the 3rd millennium)
TEACHER: So class, can anyone tell me why world war 3 was started?
ALL STUDENTS: The Ukrainian conflict!
TEACHER: Thats correct! Does anyone know why?
STUDENT: Because the proxy evolved into a full on escalation between NATO against the Russia Federation?
TEACHER: Well that would have been a logical possibility, but what caused WW3 via the Ukraine conflict was this: At the beginning of the conflict US media outlets censored all platforms going against the narrative. This led to an online Marxist Leninist forum community called GenZeDong to transform into its own site called Lemmygrad. On this niche forum site, one user, self proclaimed as Wisconcom, would occasionally edit and argue with everyone around him spouting his ideology as Hoxhaism. Lemmygrad exiled him away but he would consistently make alternate accounts and continue harassing the community. Lemmygraders in return made fun of his pathetic attempts to “radicalize” the users. Little did they know that this user had the ability and the guts to go… THERMONUCLEAR!!!
You probably won’t die IN a revolution. BEFORE, well that’s the kicker. Reactionaries will do anything they can to prevent organization. Now naturally, how radical their actions are depends on the escalation of class warfare. Right now if you are in the core, they depend on misinformation to prevent class consciousness so you aren’t personally threatened. Maybe if you are real important you’ll get jailed or black balled. But as conditions worsen, reactionaries will lash out more. I recommend learning self defense and OPSEC practices, especially with your cyber footprint. Also trust your gut, evasion is the best way to protect yourself.