The Internationale RMB

WA Delegate (non-executive): The People's Republic of Jah Paradise (elected 23 days ago)

Founder: The Camarada de Siempre of Illa Passiflora

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The Internationale is an alliance of Socialists, Communists, Anarcho-Communist, Anarcho-syndicalists and Anarchists and other left-wing nations and communes.

The Internationale opposes the exploitation and oppression of the people by the forces of capitalism, imperialism and fascism.

You have nothing to lose but your chains, for it is better to die on your feet, than live on your knees.

People of the world, unite!

All power to the imagination!

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Regional Power: Moderate

The Internationale contains 277 nations, the 33rd most in the world.

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The Most Authoritarian in The Internationale

World Census staff loitered innocuously in various public areas and recorded the length of time that passed before they were approached by dark-suited officials.

As a region, The Internationale is ranked 9,449th in the world for Most Authoritarian.

#NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Commonwealth of New PlasdemiaPsychotic Dictatorship“In God we trust, and for God we enslave”
2.The Free Land of The Peoples Democratic Rep of CanadaPsychotic Dictatorship“In government we trust.”
3.The Disputed Territories of Socialist Republic of KoreaPsychotic Dictatorship“...”
4.The United Socialist States of PonisiaIron Fist Consumerists“Arise ye Workers!”
5.The United Socialist States of RaspredaPsychotic Dictatorship“Plow, plow the fields, as the grain of life grows.”
6.The Queendom of Peoples Autocratic Diarchy of SlarslandWA MemberCorrupt Dictatorship“SAMMY YES”
7.The Armed Republic of Socialist IranAuthoritarian Democracy“Guerrilla Warfare is the only way to Freedom”
8.The United Socialist States of British RepublicsCorrupt Dictatorship“Equality within all”
9.The People's Republic of XerzhaDemocratic Socialists“Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun”
10.The United Socialist States of EejeehCorrupt Dictatorship“Ggrrrrrrrrrr”
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The People's Republic of Laspea wrote:That's a shame, I think you would have been an excellent WAD. I urge you to reconsider, unless it's RL getting in your way

You're clearly passionate, intelligent, informed and willing to push for what you think is the region's best interests. From what I know of your past persona you are also very experienced and highly qualified

The People's Republic of Laspea wrote:I'm not talking about welcoming them back to the fold. I only used to DK example as if to say "well they can get past it - why can't you?". I'm aware that reconciliation, much like revolution, doesn't happen overnight.

Gotcha. I misunderstood.

The People's Republic of Laspea wrote:What I'm saying is that we shouldn't block all communication between us, and that we should instead be proactive in building a relationship - even a critical one at times - in order to build on those foundations in future. I have already given an example of communication which could be helpful (sharing and critiquing real world ideals, theory, news and so on) and I'm interested in knowing what other comrades think of this.

I don't believe either proposal was intended to be permanent - just to say (if it passed) that TI had consensus against an embassy or relations with TCB at the moment. There would be nothing preventing us from arguing these issues out either on the forum or via the RMB. If, down the road, relations were to improve and the comrade members would desire to build embassies, all that would need to happen would be for the legislation to be repealed by a vote. If consensus existed then to build formal relationships, then surely consensus would also exist to repeal the legislation.

As for sharing and critiquing real world ideals and theory, it's my understanding that TCB wants to keep that on their offsite regional forum. Most of their region's membership is not registered on that forum, and for those who are, I wonder what the engagement rate is for such posts.

As for real world news items, comrades are certainly welcome to try to engage them on that in the Red & Black forum thread, as the R&B includes real-world news in each issue: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=327637

I'm not saying any of this to try to convince you to change your vote, as I don't believe there would be consensus for relations for the forseeable future. I'm just saying this as a topic for consideration and further discussion by comrades.

The Socialist People's Provinces of Misley wrote:Gotcha. I misunderstood.

No worries comrade.

The Socialist People's Provinces of Misley wrote:I don't believe either proposal was intended to be permanent - just to say (if it passed) that TI had consensus against an embassy or relations with TCB at the moment. There would be nothing preventing us from arguing these issues out either on the forum or via the RMB. If, down the road, relations were to improve and the comrade members would desire to build embassies, all that would need to happen would be for the legislation to be repealed by a vote. If consensus existed then to build formal relationships, then surely consensus would also exist to repeal the legislation.

I appreciate that the Internationale is far more flexible than other regions in this regard. I think I've already stated why I'm against the proposals in the first place however

The Socialist People's Provinces of Misley wrote:As for sharing and critiquing real world ideals and theory, it's my understanding that TCB wants to keep that on their offsite regional forum. Most of their region's membership is not registered on that forum, and for those who are, I wonder what the engagement rate is for such posts.

As for real world news items, comrades are certainly welcome to try to engage them on that in the Red & Black forum thread, as the R&B includes real-world news in each issue: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=327637

I'm not saying any of this to try to convince you to change your vote, as I don't believe there would be consensus for relations for the forseeable future. I'm just saying this as a topic for consideration and further discussion by comrades.

I also worry about them having a closed off discussion area, though I don't think regional RMBs are necessarily the best place to have in depth discussions. The Red and Black is a fantastic publication but I'm not sure it can facilitate the sort of discussion I'd like to see. Perhaps a thread in gameplay(?) organised as a conference of sorts dedicated to discussing theory and entries from comrades across the left? This isn't my strong point to be honest but I think it would be an important step to strengthen left unity in NS regardless of how it is organised

Roj baş to all my Comrades!

The People's Republic of Mehrabad wrote:Roj baş to all my Comrades!

Rojbaş, kumreyd! :)

The People's Republic of Laspea wrote:I also worry about them having a closed off discussion area, though I don't think regional RMBs are necessarily the best place to have in depth discussions. The Red and Black is a fantastic publication but I'm not sure it can facilitate the sort of discussion I'd like to see. Perhaps a thread in gameplay(?) organised as a conference of sorts dedicated to discussing theory and entries from comrades across the left? This isn't my strong point to be honest but I think it would be an important step to strengthen left unity in NS regardless of how it is organised

Sorry, I wasn't clear - I didn't mean hold discussions through articles in the R&B, but rather in replies to the forum thread for the R&B, which is a thread in gameplay.

Perhaps we could organize a LeftExpo of sorts to hold in the future? I was thinking that it might be nice to hold a festival the week of June 29, as that would include June 30 which is The Internationale Day, where we celebrate both the anniversary of Eugene Pottier penning the words to L'internationale as well as the refounding of our home. That date would also give time for some of the current hostilities to die down, and would give us something to do during the summer slump.

Thoughts on that, comrades?

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The WFE mockup (page=dispatch/id=358270) has been edited again, removing the Revleft link in favor of the Youth for International Socialism Marxism FAQ. That group is connected to the International Marxist Tendency, so I've labeled it "IMT Marxism FAQ".

As always, I welcome your thoughts on this.

The Socialist People's Provinces of Misley wrote:Sorry, I wasn't clear - I didn't mean hold discussions through articles in the R&B, but rather in replies to the forum thread for the R&B, which is a thread in gameplay.

Perhaps we could organize a LeftExpo of sorts to hold in the future? I was thinking that it might be nice to hold a festival the week of June 29, as that would include June 30 which is The Internationale Day, where we celebrate both the anniversary of Eugene Pottier penning the words to L'internationale as well as the refounding of our home. That date would also give time for some of the current hostilities to die down, and would give us something to do during the summer slump.

Thoughts on that, comrades?

I think that's a great idea. Please let's not play politics with who gets to post though!

The Socialist People's Provinces of Misley wrote:The WFE mockup (page=dispatch/id=358270) has been edited again, removing the Revleft link in favor of the Youth for International Socialism Marxism FAQ. That group is connected to the International Marxist Tendency, so I've labeled it "IMT Marxism FAQ".

As always, I welcome your thoughts on this.

My personal list of links would just be Wikipedia - Marxism, Wikipedia - Anarchism, the MIA, Anarchist FAQ, and Revleft.

"Impartial", "impartial", Marxist resource, Anarchist resource, shared forum. Seems a good mix to me. I think Revleft is good to have because it has a learning forum where questions can be asked by people new to these politics as I'm sure at least some of us (like myself) are - and many casual visitors to or observers of the region will be.

The People's Republic of Laspea wrote:My personal list of links would just be Wikipedia - Marxism, Wikipedia - Anarchism, the MIA, Anarchist FAQ, and Revleft.

"Impartial", "impartial", Marxist resource, Anarchist resource, shared forum. Seems a good mix to me. I think Revleft is good to have because it has a learning forum where questions can be asked by people new to these politics as I'm sure at least some of us (like myself) are - and many casual visitors to or observers of the region will be.

I think that the Anarchist FAQ is a much better resource for someone wanting introductory-level (and links to more in-depth takes) anarchist perspectives on various issues. And I think that the /r/Communism101 and IMT Marxism FAQs do a good job of giving an introductory-level perspective from the two major strains of Marxism. I don't think that the Wikipedia articles for either do a very good job of answering the same kinds of introductory questions that the three FAQs do, but if consensus is for the Wikipedia articles then that's of course what we'd go with.

We can fit a Revleft link in by removing the tag above the "Join The Red Fleet!" link, which I think is probably superfluous anyway. That is reflected in the current draft shown in the dispatch.

The Socialist People's Provinces of Misley wrote:Do you have a suggestion? I found a "Marxist FAQ" but it was quite a bit more anti-Marxist-Leninist than the Communism101 FAQ is anti-Trotskyist. The problem with Marxism is the numerous splits that make it hard to find a single umbrella "FAQ" that is easily digestible by new comrades but not ideologically slanted either towards M-L or towards Trotsky.

If we removed the Revleft link, we might be able to include a link to both the Communism101 FAQ and the "Marxist FAQ"? That'd provide Marxist FAQs from the two major strains of Marxism, at least.

I would like for us to keep the Revleft link, because it covers all strands of leftism. So how about we instead put in a link to the MIA?

The Proletarian Republic of Revolutionary Germany wrote:I would like for us to keep the Revleft link, because it covers all strands of leftism. So how about we instead put in a link to the MIA?

The Marxists Internet Archive and Anarchy Archive are both included in the current mockup, as is Revleft.

The Socialist People's Provinces of Misley wrote:The Marxists Internet Archive and Anarchy Archive are both included in the current mockup, as is Revleft.

Well then I guess its already got my seal of approval.

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