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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    Are any Socialist party members planning on going to Marxism this year?
    yep going with a load of friends from Uni!

    sounds like it'll be good
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    (Original post by Adorno)
    I really cannot stand the SWP.
    Oh really? why is this?
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    (Original post by Lord Hysteria)
    Oh really? why is this?
    Because they're daft as a brush and have seemingly neglected to notice that for all their Marxist spiel the world has even gone so far as to ditch the social democratic compromise with a vigour that they cannot deal with. It's a bit rich bellowing on about tuition fees (still) when people haven't houses, jobs, or other mechanisms for day-to-day living. I don't wish to hear how Trotsky would have saved the world or how Trotsky was robbed of this and that and the other or how Trotsky would have brought Communism to the masses. Frankly, I can read Trotsky on my own. In the end, the SWP are a marginal bunch, unfortunately so are one nation Tories and democratic socialist Labourites. The latter I'm more concerned about.
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    (Original post by paddy__power)
    Aye, just looked - not bad for a 5 day event though. The accommodation would be the expensive part.

    They probably just charge enough to meet costs
    They make a loss every year, i've heard. And loads of generous people offer their places at crash pads, i also heard through the grapevine that there were also halls involved but not sure how true this is.
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    They make a loss every year, i've heard. And loads of generous people offer their places at crash pads, i also heard through the grapevine that there were also halls involved but not sure how true this is.
    You going?
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    (Original post by paddy__power)
    You going?
    Broke.

    And my place can't be a crashpad :fyi:
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    Broke.

    And my place can't be a crashpad :fyi:
    You live in P'mouth don't you? Would be a bit of a rubbish crashpad for something in London
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    (Original post by paddy__power)
    You live in P'mouth don't you? Would be a bit of a rubbish crashpad for something in London
    I live in London outside of term time.

    Though a crashpad in Portsmouth could well work out cheaper; use megatrain to go to waterloo for less then an oyster within zone 1 (if booked months in advance :p:)
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    I live in London outside of term time.

    Though a crashpad in Portsmouth could well work out cheaper; use megatrain to go to waterloo for less then an oyster within zone 1 (if booked months in advance :p:)
    Why you hatin' and not letting your brothers crash at your yard :hand:

    Could have had party isn't it! :bhangra:
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    since i'm an idiot (i acknowledge it already!): what's a socialist?
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    (Original post by Niassuh)
    since i'm an idiot (i acknowledge it already!): what's a socialist?
    As a general rule, consulting google and, by extension, wikipedia is usually a good place to start for broad information on a given topic

    Click the smile:
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    (Original post by paddy__power)
    As a general rule, consulting google and, by extension, wikipedia is usually a good place to start for broad information on a given topic

    Click the smile:
    I'm too lazy to do that! but the smile is so cool
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    "The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money"
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    (Original post by absolutejames14)
    "The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money"
    Good thing for those Socialists who believe in moving to a post-monetary society then :holmes:
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    Just in case any of you are comming to Marxism today, at 1pm (and 5pm) I'll be at the south quad with a group of SWP members and activitsts from Oxford, probably having a picnic. Would be good to meet some TSR people

    I'm looking forward to hearing Tony Benn today.
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    a group of SWP members
    Ick. Why?
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    A bunch...of...SWP...Members...? :lolwut:

    All the speakers at the talks I've been to so far, especially Alex Callinicos have been ideologues. :facepalm2:
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    (Original post by Stricof)
    A bunch...of...SWP...Members...? :lolwut:

    All the speakers at the talks I've been to so far, especially Alex Callinicos have been ideologues. :facepalm2:
    And you were expecting what exactly? From Callinicos? :laugh:
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    (Original post by Jace Falco)
    And you were expecting what exactly? From Callinicos? :laugh:
    I know. I know. But my friend wanted to see him speak. ""
    There was one speaker who gave a talk on Israel; he gave a 5min intro the problem and then went back to the 'class problem' in Britain. And then when the speaker has 3 mins left he said 'Oh, I haven't actually gotten on to my main point yet' And this happened to all the talks I've been to so far. ****ing ideologues.

    So glad I didn't pay for this. Even then, it seems like a waste of time. I'd have spent my time better frollicking around Hyde Park, cycling and what not.
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    They make a loss every year, i've heard. And loads of generous people offer their places at crash pads, i also heard through the grapevine that there were also halls involved but not sure how true this is.
    Refering to your sig, that may be the ideology of the Labour party but they hardly follow it in practice/
 
 
 
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