Cyberseminar reporters call, #2

Louis N Proyect lnp3 at columbia.edu
Fri Oct 27 09:46:24 MDT 1995


This a second call for reporters. If nobody responds for the core books,
no problem. Just prepare remarks on the literature you think is important
at the appropriate time.

I will be more than happy to report on the core books. I have an ulterior
motive. I think the Marxist understanding of fascism is in drastic need
of an overhaul. The research I am doing will probably figure into a
book-length work on the subject I would write at some point. I also plan
to take a trip out to Montana or some other western state and try to get
beneath the ideology of the militias and figure out what's happening at
the level of political economy. (I bet there are a few people on this list
who are praying to whatever demon god they worship that I don't come back.)

So, here is what I posted yesterday. Reply if you feel up for it,
otherwise, I'll keep you posted when the first session starts:
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1. Prefascism:

K. Marx, "18th Brumaire"
Reporters: ________________________

C. Vann Woodward, "Tom Watson Agrarian Rebel"
Reporters: Louis, ____________________

2. Fascism:

Leon Trotsky, "The Struggle Against Fascism"
Reporters: ___________________________

Daniel Guerin, "Fascism and Big Business"
Reporters: ___________________________

Nicos Poulantzas: (Hinrich Kuhls should suggest the key titles)
Reporters: _____________________________

"Cultural Theory, etc." (I'm not sure of the titles, I will allow Jon
Beasley-Murray, Marxist/Cultural Theorist extrodinaire and list founder
to come up with something)
Reporters: Jon Beasley-Murray, ___________________________

3. Postfascism:

James Ridgeway, "Blood in the Face".
Reporters: ________________________________

James Baldwin, "The Fire Next Time".
Reporters: ________________________________

Malcolm X, "Autobiography".
Reporters: ____________________________________



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