Against the "democratic" "left"

Jim Jaszewski jjazz at freenet.hamilton.on.ca
Mon Oct 9 03:36:35 MDT 1995


On Tue, 26 Sep 1995, Maoist Internationalist Movement wrote:

> Likewise today, the Committees of Correspondence (CoC), Solidarity and
> DSA (Democratic Socialists of America) criticize us Marxists for
> dictatorship and extreme ideas.
[...]!!
> So there is no democracy today, only a whitewash of imperialism. That's
> why we at MIM today say that dictatorship of the proletariat over the
> bourgeoisie and dictatorship of the oppressed nations over imperialism is
> going to be 1000 times more democratic than what we call "democracy"
> now. And communism will be 1,000,000 times more "democratic" to the
> point where we will no longer use "democracy" as a reference point for
> anything but confusion and chauvinism.

	OK. I'll bite.

	Are you saying that the CoC (forget the DSA) are not marxists?
That they do not understand what `Dictatorship of the Proletariat' means?

	I'd like someone from the CoC to help clarify this bold
`assertion'...


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