More about that relativ

ian at iml.dircon.co.uk ian at iml.dircon.co.uk
Fri Oct 7 15:43:24 MDT 1994


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Date: Fri,  7 Oct 94 08:01:28 PDT
From: andy at andy.dircon.co.uk
Subject: Re: More about that relativ

Paul Cockshott wrote

>It is true that the Poll Tax struggle was not revolutionary in that
>it did not raise the class struggle to the level of a people's war to
>smash the state. If Maoist revolutionaries had been more numerous and
>had they been in a position to continue leading rather than merely
>initiate the campaign things might have been different, but even so
>to describe the campaign as moderately reformist is wrong.

Andy Wilson wrote

>>I don't get it. Is the bit about Maoist revolutionaries supposed to be
>>funny?

If Maoist revolutionaries had initiated the Poll Tax campaign presumably it
would have turned into a peasant war?




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