state cpitalism

Louis N Proyect lnp3 at columbia.edu
Wed Aug 2 06:26:42 MDT 1995


On Tue, 1 Aug 1995 Richard Greeman wrote:

> 	However, perhaps Dunayevskaya's most significant
> contribution was to have seen the necessity to return to the
> humanistic roots of Marxism in the face of its monstrous
> distortion in Russia. Like Serge during the 1940's,
> Dunaysevskaya had struggled with the riddle of why so many
> Marxists were fooled by the socialistic appearance of
> Russian Communism (state property) while remaining blind to
> its capitalistic essence (alienated labor). She was thus led

Louis Proyect:
Yeah, but the weird thing I could never figure out is why the Nazis, the
CIA, Winston Churchill, NATO, Norman Podhoretz, John Wayne and so many
others were also fooled by the "socialistic appearance" of Russian
Communism. By the way, professor, do you think there's state capitalism
in Cuba as well?


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