[Marxism] Libya's spectacular revolution has been disgraced by racism

Tristan Sloughter kungfooguru at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 14:44:52 MDT 2011


>
> If your point is that a revolution should not be dismissed because of
> wrongs committed on its behalf, I agree.  This was much the point I made
> when debating Sukant Chandan and his amen corner in central London just as
> the war was beginning.  As I say, any judgment as to the 'revolutionary'
> nature of this struggle must hinge not firstly on crimes, but on the degree
> of involvement and autonomy on the part of the masses, which is necessarily
> greatly abridged when imperialism is involved.


Right, and that point wasn't directed at you. I know you understand that as
well and the issue of imperialist involvement, depending on its degree of
control, is what is the issue regarding revolution vs regime change. But
there are many, as you brought up as well, who do argue this.

Tristan



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