More about that relativ

Andrew Daitsman adaitsma at
Fri Oct 7 12:08:13 MDT 1994

On Fri, 7 Oct 1994 ian at wrote:
> 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?
I've always thought this list needed a little more levity.  Thanks guys.

Andy Daitsman


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