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I want to believe : Posadism, UFOs and apocalypse communism

Author: A M Gittlitz
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aliens, nuclear war and talking dolphins; this book is a study of the weird and wonderful world of the Posadists

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: J Posadas; J Posadas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A M Gittlitz
ISBN: 9780745340760 0745340768 9780745340777 0745340776
OCLC Number: 1151972529
Description: xi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsList of Abbreviations AcknowledgementsIntroductionPART I: THE TRAGIC CENTURY1. Commentaries on the Infancy of Comrade Posadas 2. Revolutionary Youth or Patriotic Youth? 3. The Death Throes of Capitalism 4. The Origins of Posadism 5. Where are we Going? PART II: THE POSADIST FOURTH INTERNATIONAL6. The Flying International 7. The Role of Anti-Imperialist and Revolutionary Militants, the Role of Trotskyists, the Program, and Tasks During and After the Atomic War 8. The Macabre Farce of the Supposed Death of Guevara 9. Flying Saucers, the Process of Matter and Energy, Science, the Revolutionary and Working-Class Struggle, and the Socialist Future of Mankind 10. The Accident 11. Hombrecitos 12. Volver 13. What Exists Cannot Be True 14. Arrival of Comrade Homerita to the House PART III: NEO-POSADISM15. Historical Sincerity 16. Why Don't Extraterrestrials Make Public Contact? 17. UFOs to the People 18. On the Function of the Joke and Irony in History Timeline Notes Index
Responsibility: A.M. Gittlitz.

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'Under the grim pressures of 20th century history, and now climate change, Gittlitz shows how explosions of black political humour also contain utopian hopes very necessary to keep alive. As an Read more...

 
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