Please ignore Malecki

Louis N Proyect lnp3 at
Tue Oct 8 11:26:19 MDT 1996

Look, there was a time when he had fierce debates on this list about
fascism, the civil war in former Yugoslavia, the NEP, etc. without trying
to tar one's opponents with this brush. What I have found in fact is that
those who rely on these types of epithets are usually people whose
understanding of Marxism is superficial and whose ability to do original
research is limited. I desperately long to be in a controlled environment
where I don't have to waste my time answering people like "neil" and


On Tue, 8 Oct 1996, Rosser Jr, John Barkley wrote:

> Louis P.,
>       Let us hope that you are now enough of a mensch not
> to go into a frenzy when somebody whose brain resembles
> overripe Swiss cheese calls you a "Menshevik."  BTW, I'm
> wnodering if that Chrysler plant of GM was located in the
> Cuyahoga River and caused the fire there.  Maybe our friend
> set it while tripping on acid so that he could burn some
> Tao chemicals, draft flies, and achieve navel
> intelligence,..., :-).
> Barkley Rosser
> On Tue, 8 Oct 1996 08:56:19 -0400 (EDT) Louis N Proyect
> <lnp3 at> wrote:
> > I want to implore people not to respond to Malecki. I was dismayed to see
> > that Chris Burford continues to talk to this drug-dealing, ex-employee of
> > the "Chrysler division of General Motors" as if he were legitimate. (Can
> > you believe, he still sticks by this?)
> >
> > Whatever opinion you hold about who he might be and how he got here,
> > suffice it to say that he is not one of us. He is not a socialist, a
> > Marxist, or even somebody of the left.
> >
> > His purpose on this list is to draw people into senseless flame wars and
> > divert us from the important needs of analyzing the class-struggle. I have
> > not responded to one of his provocations since I convinced myself that he
> > is a total fraud. I would ask all my friends and comrades and people who
> > have respect for the integrity of our discussion here to ignore him as
> > well.
> >
> > Louis
> >
> >
> >
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> Rosser Jr, John Barkley
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