May Day 2006: A Day Of Remembrance

Welcome to Catallarchy's annual Day of Remembrance. Contrary to the promises of ideology, nations whose governments pledged to create a workers' paradise usually became places of rampant slave labor. The plight of the less fortunate became even less fortunate. Today, we chronicle a small part of their lives.

How Many Did Stalin Really Murder? by guest writer Professor R. J. Rummel

A Forgotten Odyssey by guest writer Romuald Lipinski

The Road To Hell Was Paved With Bad Intentions by guest writer Professor Bryan Caplan

A Different Kind of Soviet Labor Camp: Solzhenitsyn's The First Circle by guest writer Clara Magram

In The Proletariat's Paradise by guest writer Romuald Lipinski

The Berlin Wall by Randall McElroy

Trofim Lysenko: Ideology, Power, and the Destruction of Science by Matt McIntosh

The Treatment Of Homosexuals Under Communism by Rainbough Phillips

Re-Education In Vietnam by Jonathan Wilde

The Winter War by Randall McElroy

Remembrance by Jonathan Wilde

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Catallarchy remembers May DayContrary to the promises of ideology, nations whose governments pledged to create a workers’ paradise usually became places of rampant slave labor. The plight of the less fortunate became even less fortunate. Today, we ch...

FOR JUSTICE THUNDERS

FOR JUSTICE THUNDERS CONDEMNATION.
Betsy's Page links to photographs of spontaneous worker solidarity in Tehran. Catallarchy continues its annual tribute to those who had to be further downtrodden in pursuit of that better world's birth.

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"Those types" are groups that accept Marx's exploitation theory. To me, that's where a lot of the divide is, and the side that eventually sided with the state socialists of 1917 accepted exploitation theory.

Disliking capitalism does

Disliking capitalism does not equate supporting communism you arrogant git.

There was plenty of individualist, mutualist, etc. sentiments within even the most militant of american anarcho-syndicalists. American conceptions of liberty played a huge role in the militancy of revolutionary groups like the IWW. Radicalism and revolutionary sentiments CAN target oppression wholesale without supporting one particular exploitative system or another.

And the ugly corporatist "Capitalism" in place at the time of the haymarket riots didn't mean dynamic free-markets, it meant government subsidized and enforced privitized institutions of slavery.

Those same folks you despise for being sympathetic to "Marxist" exploitation critiques were the folks who openly rebelled against Marx, foresaw every horror of communism and got slaughtered first by the commies.

...Yeah, they're ALL about stealing your precious property and forcing you to work for the community. Fucker. Who's gonna enforce your goddamn property law? Oh, that's right. Enter coercion.

Anarchism is about interpersonal morality and treating people as ends unto themselves. It's not Leftist and it's not Rightist. Trying to impose grand economic systems upon people is what Anarchism has opposed at every turn.

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May Day Remembrance Week

May Day Remembrance
Week late and $7 short, but the gang at Catallarchy once again has an excellent roundup of just how bad Communism is.