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Why are communism and anarcho-communism not seen as extreme-reactionary?

The definition of "reactionary" in political context is "opposing political change or reform". People perceiving themselves as "reactionary" usually see the previosly-...
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Why are communism and anarcho-communism not seen as extreme-reactionary?

No apart from maybe primitivsts and anarcho-primitivsts these groups do NOT want to go back to living as hunter gatherers. And in general viewing "primitive" societies as an ideal to strive ...
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Why are communism and anarcho-communism not seen as extreme-reactionary?

In the 90s of post-Soviet Russia, the liberal reformer strata did see the remaining communist sympathizers as reactionary. The same was likely true of the views on "traditional" Maoists in ...
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Given the presence of internet, encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off?

Getting paid for killing someone might have gotten easier. But getting away after killing someone insofar didn't. Especially high-value targets like POTUS etc. (They even have anti-drone defense etc., ...
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Given the presence of internet, encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off?

First, let's be clear that we're talking about non-state-sponsored assassination politics. State-sponsored assignation politics is alive and well, both within many countries and across national ...
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Given the presence of internet, encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off?

The problem is that cryptocurrency isn't as untraceable as it pretends to be. Within the system, blockchain-based cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are actually the exact opposite of untraceable. Every ...
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Given the presence of internet, encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off?

Given the presence of internet, good encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off? The main reason that this doesn't happen is that participants in the ...
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How do radical ecologists and anarchist communists tackle the issue of other countries military imperialism?

The importance of these worldviews doesn't lie in their pragmatism or realism; the importance lies in the expression of a high-minded ideal. I mean — and please pardon the cynicism — it's an ...
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Why are communism and anarcho-communism not seen as extreme-reactionary?

This is a language question rather than a political one. Simply put, words do not necessarily correlate with their etymology or even with definitions people give them. Although, the word reactionary ...
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How do radical ecologists and anarchist communists tackle the issue of other countries military imperialism?

It is hard to find any theoretical politics that are pragmatic enough to be seen as anything other than ideal forms. As such, the United States is colloquially "capitalist" because we ...
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Given the presence of internet, encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off?

The big issue I see is that, while strong encryption and privacy-focused cryptocurrencies are necessary for "assassination politics" to flourish, they aren't sufficient. There's many other ...
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Why are communism and anarcho-communism not seen as extreme-reactionary?

A rubric I've often used to explain this is to note that the political spectrum is a lot like the is/ought problem in philosophy. Specifically: Conservative think that the way the social world is (or ...
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Is there any relation between “rouge-brun” and “anarchisme de droite”?

They don't seem to be just "a bit fringe". If my French and my translator don't lie to me then "anarchisme de droite" is essentially the brain child of 1-2 people (one used it the ...
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Is there any relation between “rouge-brun” and “anarchisme de droite”?

The farther one heads into the political fringes, the more the conventional Left/Right dichotomy breaks down. That makes this question a little problematic. But speaking generally, Rightism invokes a ...
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What is the difference between left communism and anarcho-communism?

As I have described before, communism is considered to be a process with different ways to achieve it. As socialist thinker Philip Gasper puts it: "Marx and Engels never speculated on the ...
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Has there been a non-trivial, stable, and functional anarchy?

As others have pointed out, there have been examples of anarchist communities in modern times in the past, despite how rare they are. As described in the book Foundations of Christianity by Karl ...
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Given the presence of internet, encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off?

I believe that there's very scarce demand for assassinations at the presented price point. There are a lot of examples of whom many would like to see dead, but it is distributed between a huge number ...
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Given the presence of internet, encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off?

High barrier of entry. You can dabble in selling weed, shoplifting or drunk driving. Then you can change your mind and go straight. But once you start killing people, you're on the run the rest of ...
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Given the presence of internet, encryption, and digital cash, why hasn't "assasination politics" taken off?

Like all wacky libertarian thought, they merely presuppose that such payment infrastructure would exist and that the majority would continue to tolerate it. Simply switching off the national ...
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Was it up to individual judgement to trade not at par different labour notes in Modern Times?

From what I get from your sources, the exchange of labor was hour of work for hour of work with slight adjustments for how hard that job was. His problem was rather the comparison of work and labor ...
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Why are communism and anarcho-communism not seen as extreme-reactionary?

Given your clarification of the people you say see Communism/AnarchoCommunism as non-reactionary being "the public": They do. Not all obviously, but especially in the west. Reactionary ...
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What are the most popular anarchist movements?

Autonomism is one of them. As I have mentioned before, it is the main ideology of the Barcelona Squatters Movement that has been around since the year 2000 and it is an ideology that is anti-...
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