[Marxism] NYT: Australia's Prime Minister Defeated After Four Terms

Néstor Gorojovsky nmgoro at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 19:44:40 MST 2007


2007/11/25, Alan Bradley <alanb1000 at yahoo.com>:
> From: "Stuart Munckton"
> > Doesn't really remain to be seen, the answer has
> > been shown to be "no" repeatedly.
>
> Actually, I think it is likely that they will
> substantially keep their promises. After all, very few
> of them were the kind of promises *we* would want them
> to keep!
>
> I'm afraid Nestor's original question betrayed an
> unfamiliarity with how social democrats in Imperialist
> states actually work. They don't promise reforms any
> more, but rather to not be as bad as the alternative.


Yes, imperialist states must have changed a lot since the times (too
long for me to mention here) when I knew them first hand.

So that yes, Alan, you must be completely right. And the answers I got
to my question support your position.

So that everything is worse yet than one can imagine from afar?




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