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Le Gauchiste practiced law for 7 years and is now writing a dissertation in constitutional and labor history.

Groups: Anti-Capitalist Meetup, Anti-Capitalist Chat, I ♥ Democratic Socialism

Diaries published: 11 (585 days since last diary on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 157 (3 days since last comment on Sun May 24, 2015 at 08:03 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 468

Total Comment Ratings: 180

Most Recommended Diary: Hugo Chávez: An Appreciation, 583 comments, 241 recommends

People Following Le Gauchiste: 14

Le Gauchiste's Most Recent Diaries:

There have appeared in this space several thought-provoking attempts to define capitalism, including here and here . Although this might seem to some a mere academic exercise, nothing could be ...
by Le Gauchiste
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
"Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders. Knows remembers believes a corridor in a big long garbled cold echoing building of dark ...
by Le Gauchiste
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Bhaskar Sunkara's recent essay in The Nation , Letter to 'The Nation' From a Young Radical , argues persuasively that American liberalism is "practically ineffective and analytically inadequate" to ...
by Le Gauchiste
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun May 26, 2013 at 03:26 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela died today, and although I make no claim to expertise on the man or his country, his career and accomplishments deserve appreciation by those of us on the broad ...
by Le Gauchiste
Comment Count 583 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 05:28 PM PST with 241 Recommends
"Some years ago, reporting the trial of Eichmann in Jerusalem, I spoke of 'the Banality of evil' and meant with this ... the phenomenon of evil deeds, committed on a gigantic scale, which could not ...
by Le Gauchiste
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 11:40 AM PST with 31 Recommends
"The emancipation of the working class must be the work of the working class itself." - Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels, 1879 On November 6, an electoral coalition made up mostly of working class ...
by Le Gauchiste
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST with 27 Recommends

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