BTW I'm rewriting this because the last few got banned for 'advertising'
Greetings /pol/, we are creating this topic as an outreach program from your local communists. Please do not consider this an unfriendly intrustion. Instead, we seek to openly and reasonably share our knowledge about the scientific political weapon that is Marxism. Marxism is a theoretical model that is very effective at understanding power structures, and as such, can and has been used by the anti-capitalist left and the right to further their own political agenda.
Why work with the enemy? Well, we share a lot of common ground, for different reasons, and we believe that if you understood what we are trying to achieve, you too would support us.
The classic example is that of our shared belief in a shadowy minority which controls society. We agree that a small group of people controls government, elections are a sham, and us normal folk have zero power. We seek to take power from the few that control the government now and free us from their reign – of course we differ in that we define this through class and not racial lines.
Another example is the diminishing white population and immigration. We believe that capitalists ravage countries, install corrupt governments, then plunder them, which creates economic refugees. Also, capitalists benefit from cheaper immigrant labor (and can skimp on worker protection laws) so they support immigration. Through Marxism, we can understand that it is unrealistic to create the conditions for economic refugees to exist (carpet bomb all the major cities in a country, for example), and at the same time manage to control undocumented immigration to richer countries, even more so when the people who control the government benefit from this immigration. If we believed in race and wanted to preserve the white race, then applying Marxism shows that immigration won't stop while the powerful groups that controls the US (and its allies) keep creating conditions that cause immigration.
There's two big misconceptions about Marxism that is important to point out now. First off, Marx was the pioneer, but Marxism goes beyond Marx. And second, Marxism does not concern itself with communism as much as you'd think. It is mostly answering the question "How does capitalism work?" and "How does history work". We realize that the pro-worker, pro-communist rhetoric might be off-putting to a lot of people, but it is NOT necessary to share those values in order to reap the benefits of understanding capitalism. Marxism, after all, is a dispassionate mathematical science that comes from the synthesis of great economists like Adam Smith and David Ricardo, placed under the scrutiny of science.
To put it simply, there's a reason that the ruling class spend millions each year to discredit Marxists. If you distrust the mainstream media/economic world, then why trust their propaganda of Marxism? Research the ideas yourself and if you find they are not valuable you can always discard them.
If you're interested in Marxism, there's a lot to choose from and it's a bad idea to give a general recommendation, since it really depends on your tastes. We have a reading materials thread. Please feel free to pop by and ask for recommendations according to your reading preferences (long dry theory, smaller books, audiobooks, video series, etc).
Anyways, feel free to ask questions relating to Marxism. We would like to progress the dialog along reasoned lines, and we would like to keep the discussion productive – however we are also here to answer questions and perhaps correct any misconceptions about leftism is general. Please consider that a polite and reasoned post is much more likely to get intelligent and informative replies, and vice versa with a dumb shitpost and worthless replies.
For my comrades, please keep answers on topic as much as possible, and avoid shit flinging contests.