Ep 115 The Unity of Opposites (Left-wing culture war 4)

What do ‘Tankies’ and ‘Anarkiddies’ have in common? I seek understanding of the extremes of American leftists and where things can go for any of them. I take a look at a failed (or succeeded) Right Libertarian project as intro to explore the politics of Left Libertarians, and their rejection of ‘left unity’. In the 2nd half I cover the general market anarchist platform, all the while debate myself over the trends in activism vs organizing. To provide balance and make a broader point about certain illusions, finish with a long form analysis of the thinking and practice of Marxist Leninists, (the hated Tankies). The observations I make lead to a question that shocks even me. In capitalist America, are all of these different leftists not all doing the same thing?!
Music Used: Vanguard by David Rovics

Sources

Libertarian social experiment defeated by bears
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/21534416/free-state-project-new-hampshire-libertarians-matthew-hongoltz-hetling
State of the Free State project by Exec Director
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwTPcwIKmPs
Libsoc Caucus member defends their presence in Lib Party
https://www.facebook.com/groups/lsc.lp.discussion/permalink/2175450792585343
An anarchist rejects left unity, only tactical allies
https://c4ss.org/content/54478
Free Markets is communism, mutualist politics.
https://c4ss.org/content/12561
A Full analysis of ML-ism in US
https://theleftwind.org/2018/03/02/winter-palace/

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