Comrade:Deogeo

738 editsJoined 19 June 2022

Read this essay on writing, The Pen is a Major Tool. Mathematics and Statistics background.

Q: Where does my username come from? D is for dialectical. Geo is for earth, materialism. It should be DaeGeo, but it isn't.

An editor of Tv Tropes for all my adult life, a student of Marxism since COVID-19. Leader of a Marxist book Club. Working on Marxist Econ PhD. Follow me at twitter.com/josepharaines. Seek IRL comrades, reader. See if you have a nearby FRSO or CPUSA branch.

Study Notes

Click this sentence to see my notes on Marxism, History, Economics and so on.

University in China

Requirement: a student visa. For comrades abroad, simply apply for a University program and following the instructions for a student visa as per your country's agreement with China. If you don't have a university degree a student visa is your best best to get into China. You can go straight in a university undergrad program. Or you can go to a Chinese language school. These schools will help you apply for a university I recommend applying for KCEL. It's a chinese-language only school. Useful if you want to learn some chinese as preparation for university and get your feet wet living in China.

I was already in China on a work visa. As of Spring 2024, you must cancel your work visa and apply for a student visa. It is not possible to have both at the same time. This is easy enough to do on the same day here in China.

I've opted instead to work another semester, put that money into some new computers and, when my work visa expires in July 2024, switch over to a student visa and go to KCEL in Kunming for a year. This should cost me about 20,000 rmb for the whole year. Little over 10,000 for tuition and the rest for housing. All schools include 3 meals a day at the school canteen as part of tuition. As an aside, when I matriculate to a full university for my masters in a year or two, all universities in China have at least 2 canteens. 1 of which is halal! Of the 55 ethnicities in China, 10 are Muslim

Renmin university:

international student application portal: https://international.ruc.edu.cn/application

Frontfacing English page: http://iso.ruc.edu.cn/ENGLISH/

Application process: https://international.rmbs.ruc.edu.cn/incoming/web/admissions_application.php

Application process for business school: https://globalbba.rmbs.ruc.edu.cn/web/admissions_application.php

Student visa requirements: https://international.rmbs.ruc.edu.cn/incoming/web/visa_residence.php

When applying, also apply for Confucius scholarship here: https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/#/login

Summer school registration: https://jw.ruc.edu.cn/Minjw/#/register

2023 summer school calendar: http://iss.ruc.edu.cn/courses.php

List of degree programs: http://iso.ruc.edu.cn/ENGLISH/Apply/Undergraduateprogram/index.htm

OLD 2022 scholarship application guide: http://iso.ruc.edu.cn/docs/2021-12/598c2b214d314fb090edd28b485e4bb6.pdf

List of administration departments with phone numbers: https://en.ruc.edu.cn/administration.html

Humanities department (chinese studies and cultural exchange): https://en.ruc.edu.cn/humanities.html


To-Do

Incorporate this (https://www.marxists.org/archive/shibdas-ghosh/1964/06/26.htm), into the dialectical materialism page.

Make presentation to Administration about Rusty's Rules for Order if the wiki ever starts to need meetings.

https://files.libcom.org/files/Rusty%27s%20Rules%20(IWW)%20-%20Copy.pdf

Add to Library Assata Shakur's autobiography as well.

Add to Library Everyday Stalinism (https://www.masterandmargarita.eu/estore/pdf/eren015_everydaystalinism.pdf)

There's a pretty interesting tweet about Maxim Gorky I'd like to do some research on. https://twitter.com/After__History/status/1537879193576304642

Add Claudia Jones, Thomas Paine, and Assata Shakur to Library

Read Mao's https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-6/mswv6_11.htm and https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-3/mswv3_26.htm

Watch Anwar's economics talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIlhSSL3gbY and here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwKoFoSL9J4

explore whoever this guy is: https://comradexiangyu.medium.com/what-it-means-to-support-koreas-just-struggle-against-us-imperialism-4f911da6b43e

read https://www.marxists.org/history/erol/ca.secondwave/ccl-right-opp.htm make a full transcript of the famous yellow parenti video

Three major American political economists. None of whom have a page: weezy/baran/magdoff

When in China, see if ProleWiki needs a ICP license. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ICP_license

Do research on FLTR language learning for the Mandarin guide.

Feminism

https://twitter.com/mishtialia/status/1618414107493031936

https://twitter.com/mishtialia/status/1618413858787586049

https://proletarianfeministresearchgroup.wordpress.com/

Banned Material

There's a Richard Wolff Video that was put out for the 90th anniversary of Lenin's death. Link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOulQz3a5o4 The video is blocked in the United States and I'm pretty sure Europe as well. This of course means I NEED TO SEE IT. I don't have an asian proxy at the moment so if your reading this with one, please rip the video off YouTube for me.

Update: it is banned in every single country:

http://polsy.org.uk/stuff/ytrestrict.cgi?agreed=on&ytid=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DxOulQz3a5o4

Here's the thumbnail: https://www.reddit.com/r/socialism/comments/1vx4jx/richard_wolff_on_90th_anniversary_of_lenins_death/

Video is here: https://vk.com/video320227466_456239029?ysclid=lp3oci3hrx602879990

Red Sails

Read redsails.org you. My personal favorite website for living theory writers.

In This Profile Page, We Believe

  • Stalin Did Nothing Wrong
  • Nuclear Energy is Proletarian Science
  • Regenerative Growth: Scientific & Utopian
  • NATO is a Fascist Organization
  • Join China's Belt & Road Initiative
  • Holodomor is a Nazi Myth
  • Socialism or Barbarism

Finished Books

prolewiki relevant books i've read in rough order:

  • Introducing Slavoj Zizek: A Graphic Guide
  • Pandemic! COVID-19 Shakes the World
  • Pandemic 2! Chronicles of a Time Lost
  • Assata An Autobiography
  • Capitalism on a Ventilator: The Impact of COVID-19 in China & the U.S.
  • Black Shirts and Reds
  • Marxist-Leninist Reading Hub Stage 1
  • The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People's History of Ancient Rome by michael parenti
  • Karl Marx: A brief biographical sketch with an exposition of Marxism -V I Lenin
  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed
  • what is to be done -v.i. lenin
  • State and Revolution -v.i. lenin
  • The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism
  • Capital Vol 1
  • Revolutionary Silhouettes by Lunacharsky (Lenin, Trotsky, Plekhanov)