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alanjjohnstone wrote:

 "I know from past, painful experience that I can too easily be a snotty wanker on the internet. And I always hate myself because of it after the fact."


We never ever thought that anything like that...we only think you a wanker because of the team you support ...cheeky
 

On the same day 'my team' gets spanked 6-1 at the Nou Camp . . . and that's without Messi. Very cruel. 'Heartless', in fact . . . just  like the Scottish Premier League next season. wink

 

 

 

 

 

Will someone else explain that brilliant wee riposte to other readers on this thread. I'm too busy patting myself on the back.angle

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'Heartless'...like the Scottish Premier League next season.broken heart

Hib Hib Hoorah !!!!yes

"I have no country to fight for; my country is the Earth, and I am a citizen of the World." - Eugene V. Debs

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Some more additions to the blog. All the credit for these go to Graham in Denmark who transcribed them a few years back:

World Socialist Journal Number 5 (Summer 1986)

Link: Capitalism as a world system

Socialist Standard August 1964

Link: Economic causes of the Great War

Socialist Standard February 1988

Link: The lunacy of left-wing nationalism

Socialist Standard June 1993

Link: Beyond Capitalism

Socialist Standard April 1994

Link: Do we need the market?

Socialist Standard August 1990

Link: Trotsky, the prophet debunked   

World Socialist Journal Number 4 (Winter 1985-86)

Link: Sex in a free society

Socialist Standard January 1996

Link: The great minimum wage debate

 

 

 

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And some more additions to the blog. Again, courtesy of Graham in Denmark.

Socialist Standard October 1923 

Link: Jingo Communists by Edgar Hardcastle ('Hardy')

Socialist Standard November 1923

Link: Unemployment - cause and cure by Edgar Hardcastle ('Hardy')

Socialist Standard September 1989

Link: Economic Roots by Ivan

Socialist Standard March 1983

Link: Historical Materialism by Steve Coleman

World Socialist Journal Number 4 (Winter 1985-86)

Link: Capitalism, socialism and ecology by Robin Cox

Socialist Standard 1991

Link: A Professor defends capitalism (David Marsland debates Steve Coleman)

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More additions to the blog. Once again, cheers to Graham in Denmark for all the hard graft:

 

Socialist Standard July 1988

Link: Review of a biography of the famous ILPer James Maxton

Socialist Standard June 1928

Link: An editorial on the aforementioned James Maxton

Socialist Standard November 1983

Link: A bourgeoisie in waiting

Socialist Standard February 1929

Link: The Family Allowances fraud

Socialist Standard November 1980

Link: Labour's power struggle

World Socialist Winter 1985-6 issue

Link: D. H. Lawrence and the abolition of money

World Socialist Winter 1984 issue

Link: Spanish Social Democracy - how it became reformist

World Socialist '69

Link: Primitive Communism reassessed

Socialist Standard April 1980

Link: The economics of capitalism

Socialist Standard February 1982

Link: Selling the Standard

 

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Some more recent addtions to the blog. Thanks to Graham and ALB for the scans:

 

Socialist Standard September 1954

Link: The Sterility of Labourism by Ted Wilmott

Socialist Standard January 1996

Link: Ecology & Socialism

Socialist Standard February 1996

Link: Ecology and Science

Socialist Standard March 1980

Link: Book Review about the average soldier in World War One.

Socialist Standard September 1954

Link: Those were the days

Socialist Standard December 1968

Link: Book Review Marxism in the USA

Socialist Standard March 1919

Link: Labour unrest by Jack Fitzgerald

Socialist Standard January 1996

Link: They say, we say

Socialist Standard December 1968

Link: Book Review Middle Class Radicals

World Socialist Number 2 (1985)

Link: State capitalism in Russia

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Darren, you are doing a great job and there has been quite a few gems in what you have posted. yes

I hope you can keep the momentum going and don't burn yourself out. 

"I have no country to fight for; my country is the Earth, and I am a citizen of the World." - Eugene V. Debs

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alanjjohnstone wrote:

Darren, you are doing a great job and there has been quite a few gems in what you have posted. yes

I hope you can keep the momentum going and don't burn yourself out. 

 

Of course I will burn out and fade away. Just enjoy it while it's here.

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Just like Celtic FC will then cheeky

"I have no country to fight for; my country is the Earth, and I am a citizen of the World." - Eugene V. Debs

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imposs1904 wrote:

alanjjohnstone wrote:

Darren, you are doing a great job and there has been quite a few gems in what you have posted. yes

I hope you can keep the momentum going and don't burn yourself out. 

Of course I will burn out and fade away. Just enjoy it while it's here.

Before that time comes would you like to join the Internet Committee?  smiley

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