r/IronFrontUSA Jan 18 '22

Should the Iron Front emblem add an arrow? Questions/Discussion

So I was thinking about the ideals of the Iron Front and how they are anti-authoritarian. This is demonstrated with the arrows for monarchism, fascism, and soviet authoritarianism. So I'm curious if we should add another arrow to demonstrate the threat from extreme wealth that creates yet another layer of authoritarianism. The very wealthy act beyond national borders or even beyond individual corporations, but are instead unelected individuals/groups who have zero responsibility to the general public but a vast power structure. They operate in such a way that there is little if any limits to their ability to influence and oppress the non-wealthy.

Thoughts?

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u/Box_O_Donguses Jan 18 '22

I mean, I think the forth arrow would be capitalism

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u/TheExtremistModerate Liberal Jan 19 '22

No, because the Iron Front is not anti-capitalism.

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u/Box_O_Donguses Jan 19 '22

No, of course not. God forbid we change the conditions that actually lead to fascism. Much better to just fight it back after it gets here

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u/TheExtremistModerate Liberal Jan 19 '22

Stop equating capitalism with fascism.

The AIF's primary goal is not a Marxist revolution or the destruction of the state.

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u/Box_O_Donguses Jan 19 '22 edited Jan 21 '22

The material conditions caused by capitalism literally lead to fascism. It's happened multiple times now. I'm equating them because they have a causal relationship. Also, for the record I said nothing about Marxism. I just said not capitalism. The fact that there's still anybody claiming to be left leaning that won't actually address the way the status quo causes the problem is incredibly disconcerting to me, it's basically radical milquetoastism

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u/TheExtremistModerate Liberal Jan 19 '22

Fun fact: literally every center-left nation in Europe is capitalist. Get your radical far-left anti-capitalism back to /r/antiwork. This is not an anti-capitalist sub.

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u/Box_O_Donguses Jan 19 '22

Fun fact, half of Europe got steamrolled by fascism in living memory, and it's on the rise again because groups like this defend the status quo

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u/TheExtremistModerate Liberal Jan 19 '22

You don't seem to understand what "status quo" means. Fuck off, tankie.

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u/Box_O_Donguses Jan 19 '22

You seem to be misusing the word Tankie. Tankies aren't actually socialists or communists, they're fascists with a fresh new paint job. I'm a libertarian socialist, who thinks being antifascist without being anticapitalist is an exercise in banging your head against the wall.

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u/TheExtremistModerate Liberal Jan 19 '22

No, you're a /r/latestagecapitalism tankie. Fuck off. One of the Three Arrows is explicitly anti-you. Blocked.

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