And is it not sects, bodies of definite, uncompromising principles, that lead us into revolutions?
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Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle.
All official and liberal science defends wage-slavery, whereas Marxism has declared relentless war on that slavery.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one. … Make mass searches and hold executions for found arms.
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I believe there’s too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television.
The United Nations’ founders understood that decisions affecting war and peace should happen only by consensus, and with America’s consent, the veto by Security Council permanent members was enshrined in the United Nations Charter. The profound wisdom of this has underpinned the stability of international relations for decades.
As in the past, the costs and risks of the coming phases of the industrial economy were to be socialized, with eventual profits privatized …
I do have a relationship [with Putin] and I can tell you he’s very interested in what we’re doing here today
If you look at Saddam Hussein, he killed terrorists. I’m not saying he was an angel, but this guy killed terrorists.
Don’t just get involved. Fight for your seat at the table. Better yet, fight for a seat at the head of the table.
Quite apart from the superpower confrontation, the US was committed to restoring the traditional conservative order. To achieve this aim, it was necessary to destroy the anti-fascist resistance, often in favor of Nazi and fascist collaborators, to weaken…popular organizations.
How people themselves perceive what they are doing is not a question that interests me. I mean, there are very few people who are going to look into the mirror and say, That person I see is a savage monster’; instead, they make up some construction that justifies what they do. If you ask the CEO of some major corporation what he does he will say, in all honesty, that he is slaving 20 hours a day to provide his customers with the best goods or services he can and creating the best possible working conditions for his employees. But then you take a look at what the corporation does, the effect of its legal structure, the vast inequalities in pay and conditions, and you see the reality is something far different.
Scholars per se do not have deeper political insights than other persons and are not morally superior to others. But they are obligated to help politicians seek and find the truth.
[on the 2016 election] When the most qualified person running was a woman, and look what we did instead, I mean that says something about where we are. That’s what we have to explore, because if we as women are still suspicious of one another, if we still have this crazy, crazy bar for each other that we don’t have for men if we’re not comfortable with the notion that a woman could be our president compared to what, then we have to have those conversations with ourselves as women.