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What is wrong with capitalism? If I have goods or services to offer, shouldn't I be able to sell them?

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You're claiming that you own the sticks and mud by trying to sell it though. You didn't do shit in producing the conditions that allowed sticks and mud to exist.

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Here is our discord. Join or don't. Please don't complain about it because I already tried an irc channel and no one joined. Discord tracks and sells all your user data so don't expect privacy.

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But dude if you stop me from shitposting in any way you're infringing on my sacred free speech you hugbox craving kikejew.

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Given the recent influx of users I realize I need rules rather than arbitrarily banning people.

1. Follow site rules.

2. This is a SFW board so use spoilers for anything lewd.

3. /pol/yps should keeps questions and debates to the designated thread. Also they need to be on good behavior and make actual arguments rather than shitposts. Otherwise you will get a ban. Regular users aren't beholden to this rules, but it would be nice if y'all quality post too.

I will keep bans between 1 and 30 days. I will also try to provide a reason for the ban from now on.

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I was going to, but it already got long by the time I woke up I anchored it and will delete it along with the stickied debate thread after things have calmed down. All other threads by non-leftists will be deleted immediately.

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Banners have been enabled so if you would like to contribute any then post them here.

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Nice, this is my favourite one so far.

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Interview with MIYAZAKI Hayao on the Animal Farm cartoon:


Talks about his views on socialism.


>Can we build democratic socialism? If it is possible, then I believe it can exist on the opposite side of globalism. In that sense I mean local production for local consumption.

Miyazaki is NAZBOL.



At last I truly see

Nazbols are the true weebs.

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Why are there so many reactionary weeaboos? It's funny considering most anime doesn't have such a message. We also get immediately labeled as reactionaries; I feel it also happens in the gaming community.

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Liberals love capitalism, you'll get stabbed in the back if you keep being this naive.



Because the alt-right is fairly accepting of anime and weebs, while the left is vocally opposed to them. I can't count the number of times I've seen people on /leftypol/ state that they'd rather see weebs join the right than the left. Your movement gets what it wishes for.



Anime was a mistake and we must all suffer as fans.


>Because the alt-right is fairly accepting of anime and weebs

which makes no sense, they're all fucking neocons and nazis lol


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throw off your dialectics and try to masquerade as a weeb in a nazi channel for a week.

You'll enjoy it

Kill the boy.

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was he /ourguy/ ?



He was just an edgelord.

So yes.


Psycho-Pass' ending sucked ass.

All of Psycho-Pass 2 sucked ass.

The Psycho-Pass movie sucked ass a bit less.



>Psycho-Pass ended on a note that basically stated that the bad guy was right, our society is corrupt and messed up and there's nothing we can do

How did it suck ass exactly?



Eh it vaporized muh reformism and anti insurrection too



Maybe it's just a very pessimistic/realistic view, because major changes to a society don't happen in a few days

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Are you watching anything this season?

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Still waiting for my McDonalds to come in

holy fuck I can't believe I'm hyped for season 4 of an ecchi trash series


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i'm watching communism fail



after trump turned out to be just another american president i refuse to believe /pol/tards don't just support him out of contrarianism at this point



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where's part five

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heres my fuckin opinion of politics.


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Elves are humans too…


Its great that you get to have that opinion, but a lot of people don't. Politics isn't just some online spat, it effects real people. If you say you hate politics you are also saying you don't care about other people, which is fine if you're a 12 year old who reads quick summaries of Nietzsche works on the internet, but not a point of view that is ever going to bring positive change.


not a single character in the history of anime, has been white



It's still pretty funny to watch people grasp for diversity brownie points by critiquing how everyone in anime is white, when most characters are asian unless stated otherwise.

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Antifa is of a decent size in Japan. Anyone there who can help expand it?

I'm well aware that there is a lot of Punk and Metal in Japan, these scenes have a lot of legit Anarchists. Music or any of the other arts are the best method.

Games like Persona 5 have Anarchist themes too, etc. Japan is becoming more Anti-Fascist due to the times of accelerationism it seems like. They will have their own accelerationism.

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yeah dude the reason the world is fucked up rn is because there is a black dude in shadow of mordor damn Western devs how dare they.



Anti-fascism always entails idpol. You might as well say that "national socialism doesn't necessarily entail racism". You couldn't even help bringing up idpol bullshit in the very same post.

Anarchists are fine, but anti-fa can fuck right off. I bet they'd be the first to try and ban lolicon and "sexist anime" if they got any power.


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Is this the idpol thread? I've got more shitty idpol to post.


>making fun of awful personalities is "idpol"

more proof that it took less than a year for that word to become meaningless rofl

man i bet you also use 「SJW」 seriously



Doing anything against racism, homophobi, sexism and antisemitism is idpol and for evil ess jay dubs.

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Watch this anime it's about how an anarchist takes down a hyper Capitalist state.


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Opinions on Touhou Project?

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They're just obstacles whose stories were created to design their danmaku, calm down.



Ah, but how do you know Gensokyo does not exist in the collective unconsciousness already?

How do you make myths real?

Gensokyo is a capture of Japan when they're still able to combine their traditional culture (and myths) with High Western adoption! Meiji and Taisho eras. Just look at the design of the girls - how many percent have Victorian dresses? 40%?

At any rate, Touhou Project is implictly right wing. A "Neo-Traditionalism of Japan", if you will.




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ZUN is a cool guy




>to live a bright and enjoyable afterlife

damn, that sounds like a couple of Islamists I know IRL, wonder of wonder.

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That's why I sleep on company time.

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>Read Milton Friedman.




Laughing at milton friedman on the topic of Capitalism is like laughing at Stephen Hawking on the subject of Physics, it's dangerously close to outright science denial.



You're really overestimating Friedman, the guy that advised fucking Augusto Pinochet, that Chilean dictator that increased poverty more than Allende ever did. You sure you're a liberal and not another libertarian?

When someone says people actually relevant to the topic of capitalism, I think of Smith, Keynes, Marx, those kind of people, not Friedman lol


>According to Ricardo Ffrench-Davis the unnecessary radicalism of the shock therapy in the 1970s caused mass unemployment, purchasing power losses, extreme inequalities in the distribution of income and severe socio-economic damage.[21] According to United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean data the percentage of Chilean population living in poverty rose from 17% in 1969 to 45% in 1985.[22]


"it was a miragle :——–DDDD" t. friedman


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>Just saying it doesn't make it true

Correct, but it being true does.


>Milton Friedman

lol , talk about a privileged bubble.

>It is entirely possible to avoid and alleviate most of those negative outcomes

Does it eliminate the problems of capital accumulation and the necessity for the many to live only by the permission of the few? Then no, it really doesn't.

>There are way more social classes and they are no longer determined by the kind of work you do

They never were determined "by the work you do," poor liberal brainlet. It's determined by who has to work and who has people work for them, the propertied class, and the property-less class that can only live by working for those with it.

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I was arguing with a dumbass in another thread but I think the post deserves its own thread. Attached are two pdfs I found with pertinent information. JETRO covers the arrangement of the anime industry (though I think it's outdated), and the other gives us our information on the various revenues and profits of the industry as a whole.

In reality the situation for anime/manga is good–on paper. They've been experiencing rising profits for the past few years, but that doesn't mean the industry is healthy.


>While we are on the topic of an anime boom, we have to borrow a term from the oil industry and talk about peak anime. Have the production companies hit their limit in terms of production, which decreased slightly from the previous year by about 4,000 minutes? In terms of raw numbers, only one more new anime was produced this year as compared to the previous year, with the rest of the bump coming from a larger hold over of older shows. The reason for the slowed growth is due to a lack of capacity in producing and finding spots to air the shows.

As an analogy, we've seen that despite Hollywood's record breaking profits, we haven't experienced a golden age in terms of cinema, either in output or quality. The manga industry has experienced a similar process of mergers and acquisitions as profits vacillate. In the end the cumulative effects are similar. You have fewer independent studios as they conglomerate into larger companies. This allows for the allocation of greater resources, but to less projects. This in turn leads to the same "top heavy" effect of having to throw more and more capital at projects in order to maintain current profits and hopefully produce greater ones. However, a significant enough disruption or an unexpected flop can mean bankruptcy, especially since


The only substantial growth the industry hasPost too long. Click here to view the full text.

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what's your metric for quality?


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>This allows for the allocation of greater resources, but to less projects. This in turn leads to the same "top heavy" effect of having to throw more and more capital at projects in order to maintain current profits and hopefully produce greater ones.

The inescapable reality of the falling rate of profit. A big crunch in the industry will come eventually, when the rate gets low enough. Something similar happened 30 years ago with the videogame industry crashing.



Quality what? What are you talking about?



> we haven't seen a golden age in cinema in terms of output or quality

how are you measuring this? What are you comparing to rise in profit to demonstrate that profit is independent of output/quality.

that's just a quote but it's the core of your argument, and without a way to measure quality it's pure Praxeology.



> it's the core of your argumen

It's really not.


Movies released from major studios have declined since the 90s.You can see too by the inflation-adjusted box offices that things peaked in 2002 and have been on a slow decline since then. I haven't even looked to see how many films there would be if you didn't count sequels and remakes. They completely dominate the box offices in 2015 and 2016 though.


Despite box office takes staying approximately steady, their value has been on the decline, at least in the Euro/American/African market. Profits from that (if I'm reading this right) are down 4%, while profits from China and Japan exploded 44% between 2012 and 2016. The last year the most significant growth came from Japan and India, surprisingly.

It appears as though the main drivers of this box office growth is inflationary. So, while these studios have been capturing more dollars, those dollars are worth less and less. So, to make up for the loss in profit, they've got to put more money into fewer movies, and those movies, year after year, are the same franchises over and over. Whatever metric you use to define quality, it either hasn't changed in any significant way, or even if you were able to imagine that the quality has improved it doesn't really seem to matter. It's not bringing any more people in–admissions have only managed to stay the same or diminish in the '12-'16 period. If the "quality" has improved, then its to practically no effect, in which case its a cost to cut, and as profitability decreases costs are going to have to be cut. The numbers suggest that film novelty has declined significantly since the 60s: Post too long. Click here to view the full text.

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Relax, have a drink, the robots will take care of everything.

If what you want to talk about doesn't deserve its own thread, put it here.

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i know, i enjoy visiting in much the same way one would a zoo.



Liberals confirmed enemies of the left once again. You're going against the wall though, don't worry.



I was kidding mate, i actually respect leftists as opponents because, well, i need them. They're the best critics of my ideology there are, and I use that criticism to understand what it is I need to adjust and fix. There are fundamental philosophical issues that we disagree on, I don't think wage labor is inherently exploitation and anyone who does is overestimating the value of labor, for example. But socialist critique has molded a lot of my theories on welfare measures, regulation, and anti-plutocracy measures, which when put into practice have proven to be very effective at mitigating the practical problems that leftists criticize liberalism for. Socialism was the best thing to happen to liberalism since Benjamin Franklin.



your not mine. you do not represent me comrade.



Not bad. Not bad at all.

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