Brick

Brick wrote

It starts with pewdiepie dropping casual racism and then they go further down the rabbit hole as they visit the alt light youtube channels he links, and then the full fascist stuff is a stones-throw away.

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Brick wrote (edited )

Trotsky's definition was useless since it depended on the workers overthrowing the 'bureaucrats' in order to install communism.

How is that any different than overthrowing the capitalists?

How are the bureaucrats functionally any different than the capitalists?

Do they not still control the means of production?

Do they not still oppress the workers and wage imperialist wars beyond their borders to enrich themselves?

Do they not still weaponize a brutal police state against the workers and peasants to safeguard their own wealth and privileges?

Do they not still destroy the environment in pursuit of rapid industrialization, growth and PROFIT?

Do they not still control their society through the issuance of MONEY?

So how are the bureaucrats not a new elite class of state-capitalists? Because Trotsky says so?

I'm not amused by this straight up doublespeak.

state capitalism

n.

an economic system that is primarily capitalistic but there is some degree of government ownership of the means of production

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Brick wrote (edited )

Good reddit comment I saw:

Aside from punching down at non binary people she was also punching down on non “passing” trans people. It was pretty depressing seeing someone who said they’d been convinced to repress and not transition as they thought they’d do harm to “real” trans people because of that video.

It’s also rather annoying how cultish her fanbase is and how they refuse to acknowledge she did anything harmful.

They've even been banning people from the contrapoints subreddit for objecting to that video.

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