[Marxism] Putting Radiotheorie into Practice on the Net

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at osu.edu
Tue May 4 20:54:03 MDT 2004


Nowadays, most socialist organizations profess to be democratic. 
Judged by the websites of socialist organizations (including the one 
of which I am a member), however, our practice of democracy leaves 
much to be desired, in comparison to the best practice of our 
anarchist brethren and sistren, for example, Indymedia and 
Infoshop.org. The main difference between anarchists' and socialists' 
approaches to the Net, in my opinion, is that the former have 
developed ways of making use of the potential inherent in the medium 
-- the possibility of enabling decentralized and interactive 
communication, for which each activist becomes a direct producer of 
content and through which activists network with one another -- 
whereas the latter have continued to use their websites as if they 
were merely digital versions of print publications. That's a shame. . 
. .

The rest of my thoughts are at 
<http://montages.blogspot.com/2004_05_01_montages_archive.html#108372471868862518>.
-- 
Yoshie

* Critical Montages: <http://montages.blogspot.com/>
* Bring Them Home Now! <http://www.bringthemhomenow.org/>
* Calendars of Events in Columbus: 
<http://sif.org.ohio-state.edu/calendar.html>, 
<http://www.freepress.org/calendar.php>, & <http://www.cpanews.org/>
* Student International Forum: <http://sif.org.ohio-state.edu/>
* Committee for Justice in Palestine: <http://www.osudivest.org/>
* Al-Awda-Ohio: <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Al-Awda-Ohio>
* Solidarity: <http://www.solidarity-us.org/>




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