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Archive for February 17th, 2007

Christianity and the Working Class Movement

Posted by Jack Stephens on February 17, 2007

In subliminal tyranny G. posts an excerpt from Milan Kundera’s The Joke:

 “The churches failed to realize that the working-class movement was the movement of the humiliated and oppressed supplicating for justice. They did not choose to work with and for them to create the kingdom of God on earth. By siding with the oppressors, they deprived the working-class movement of God. And now they reproach it for being godless. The Pharisees!”

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Slow Drumbeat of War

Posted by Jack Stephens on February 17, 2007

BVN blogs about the new rehtoric on Iran the blog Good Night and Good Luck:

One can sense it, the slow drumbeat of another war. In the past two weeks the military-intelligence-government complex has been building up a new case against Iran.

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Remembering Perestroika

Posted by Jack Stephens on February 17, 2007

Recalling his youth and idealism Bhupinder Singh reminesces about the Perestroika program set off by Gorbachev:

As a young student, while wading through the eerily desolate aisles of the University library and the dusty thick volumes on the deliberations of the CPSU Congresses of the 1950s and 60s, I was bemused that the Party resolutions from those years that confidently spoke about achieving communism in the next 20 years. I was, of course, wiser and knew, in that tumultuous decade of the 1980s that it was a wrong analysis. Communism would be a long haul.

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