This is the first post for a site dedicated to discussions and organizing around issues relating to the struggle of the working class for its own living conditions, the defense of its basic rights and preparations for a new and better future. In order to further these goals I invite discussions on a broad rang of topics relating to the political, social and cultural conditions of workers around the world. These topics include but are not limited to: war and imperialist aggression, the labor movement, class consciousness, the process of production under capitalism, the process of reproduction under capitalism,race and ethnicity, nationalism, internationalism, women's liberation, capitalism, anarchism, socialism, communism, Marxism, Leninism, Trotskyism, what is Stalinism, Maoism, Titoism, globalization, neo-liberalism, opportunism, and fascism. Seeing this list one may argue that a socialist bias exists. This is correct. This site is a discussion board for people interested in improving the lot of the mass of humanity by means other than the ballot box and the Democratic Party.
To further this goal I ask that a topic be posted or proposed for discussion. I or a participant who feels knowledgeable on a subject will suggest readings and an informed debate should take place. I would like to avoid jingoism and other means that short-circuit thinking. One example may be calling someone an opportunist without further qualification and discussion. Please offer logical arguments for the positions you take. I expect participants to hold the editor to the same standard. This is how we learn.
I look forward to interesting discussions.