Posts Tagged ‘ultraleftism’

This is the way a split happens

January 8, 2008

Not with a bang, but but with constitutional and personnel changes (with apologies to T.S. Elliott)

Bob Gould

As has been pretty obvious from the material posted on the web by supporters of the Boyle leadership, the DSP conference laid the basis for the expulsion of the minority in fairly short order.

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Protest tactics: some lessons from the past

November 21, 2006

Bob Gould

11:38pm on Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Rehosted from Leftwrites

My experience as a leader of the Vietnam antiwar protests in the 1960s in Sydney provides a bit of insight into the events in Melbourne at the G20 protests.

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The police and tactics at the Melbourne protest

November 21, 2006

Morgan, a Suitable Case for Treatment was a funny movie, but 100 Morgans running around is a political pain in the neck

Bob Gould

10:07am on Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Rehosted from Leftwrites

The old movie, Morgan, A Suitable Case for Treatment, starring a very young Vanessa Redgrave, is one of my personal all-time favourite movies. The penultimate scene, with the whole world chasing Morgan in his monkey suit all over London, is very funny indeed.

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An outbreak of big-L L-L-L-Leninism

September 3, 2004

A political illness similar to malaria, in Socialist Alternative and the DSP

Bob Gould

Difficulties and arguments about perspective and orientation in small socialist groups often lead to outbreaks of extremely authoritarian leadership behaviour.

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