COCKROACH! *SPECIAL* (Louis Proyect)
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COCKROACH! *SPECIAL* (Louis Proyect)
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SPECIAL ISSUE ON LOUIS PROYECT THE YELLOW JOURNALIST!
1. Confessions of and SWP reformist!
2. David vs Proyect!
3. Stuart vs Proyect
Confessions of and SWP reformist!
>On Fri, 11 Oct 1996, Hugh Rodwell (on behalf of PO) wrote:
>> Nobody cares if Malecki is the worst person in the planet or if he is or=
>> a genuine refugee. Bob Malecki is not a party or an organisation. He is=
>> one single person isolated in Sweden.
>Louis: Nobody seems to get it. The war in Vietnam shaped my life. It made
>me into a revolutionary. I have a big thick FBI file in my desk all about
>my activities in the 60s. I spent so many nights out on the dark city
>streets with a fucking bucket of wheat paste mixed in with Elmer's Glue to
>keep all those "Bring the Troops Home" posters stuck to lamp-posts so that
>the next demonstration could be big as possible, while watching out for
>the cops. Half the time it seemed like it was 40 degrees and raining.
Boo hoo! The confessions of Proyect from is *personal* scrapbook! In fact=20
what he is openly admitting and does not say it was that he was running and=
operation for the reformist SWP and its support of the popular front=20
politics of the liberal bougeoisie! While he and his SWP friends were=20
sucking up to liberal democratic politicians like Mayor Stokes, other people=
were doing more direct actions because they could not stomach the rotten=20
reformist politics of the SWP and the popular front politics of the National=
Peace Action Coalition (NPAC).The same people who raised the above slogan=20
>from the liberal camp were breaking strikes against the teamsters at the=20
same time. But Proyect does not want to talk about the demise of the SWP=20
into the reformist camp around this time.
He is just doing a *personal* nastolgia trip about rainy nights and getting=
some "Elmers glue" on his hands. And them blocks with the bougeois state=20
against other anti-war militants still living in exile!
>Then along comes this Malecki-thing taking credit for ending the
>production of napalm and practically shortening the Vietnam war. This
>ingratiates him with Eraserhead professor of Marxian metaphysics Hans
>Egbar and the next thing you know Egbar is sponsoring him as moderator of
And here some more whining from the yellow journalist. First he puts words=
in my mouth about stopping the production of Napalm personally. In fact it=
was a concentrated nationwide campaign with many dedicated people involved=
that forced Dow Chemical to back down. Going on to the heart of the matter.=
Proyect the professor feels insulted! that Hans could purpose Malecki as one=
of the moderaters on the new list! So that is what is really bugging the=20
neo-Stalinist, yellow journalist professor! A place in the sun. Another=20
label for his scrapbook! This is so fucking funny. I said in my appeal;
"I also took responsibility for the destruction of the international=20
computer network of the Dow Chemical Corp. in Washington DC. This=20
company produced napalm and agent orange for the bombs being dropped=20
on Vietnam. Because of this action and OTHERS Dow Chemical stopped=20
its production of napalm". =
He drags Malecki, Phil Berrigan and many others through the mud accusing=20
them of doing exactly the same thing that the government claims because Hans=
did not offer him the job of moderater! How utterly despicable you are=
A new left careerist with his scrapbook! Burns people in exile for not=20
getting the job of moderater.
>This Malecki-thing who sold LSD for a living, who went out to Hollywood to
>get work as an extra, then went to Cleveland and got a job building army
>tanks. This Malecki-thing who takes a leaflet from some activist and gets
>inspired to go to an organizing meeting where he tells the
>petty-bourgeoisie that they should follow the example of the Bolsheviks
>who turned the imperialist war into a civil war. This Malecki-thing who
>has never been to a single demonstration or rally in his life, let alone
>read Marx or Lenin.
Slander after slander after slander and then some lies to top it off. The=20
New York intellectual having his personal career and scrapbook and along=20
comes this horrible Malecki with a poor and working class background and=20
completely destroys the atomosphere on M1 and more. He is offered a=20
moderater job! The complete insult to Proyect, his whole life, career and=20
scrapbook is in danger!
>So now that he is transformed into an activist, what does he do?
>He starts stockpiling dynamite so he can attack "public buildings" and
>"power plants" to stop the war in Vietnam. This means murder. This means
>the murder of working-people, just like McVeigh did in Oklahoma City. This
>is no antiwar activist. This is a sewer rat. I have stopped caring whether
>he is a professional provocateur or not. He is simply the scum of the
>earth. I have pretty much stopped attacking him. It seems that Rodwell
>still sticks up for him. Vladimir and Hans are staying mum, as they
Not satisfied that he was completely exposed about his original accusations=
of Malecki being a cop and agent provacateur in the pay of imperialism. Our=
SWP scrapbook careerist turns to new slander. Accusing (along with the FBI=
and the government) of blowing up buildings! In fact Proyect goes even=20
futher then the government saying that Malecki is the McVeigh of the anti=20
In the appeal i wrote it states clearly;
"The funny thing about this is that it never happened! The White=20
House, planes on Guam, electric powerplants, public buildings was=20
a conspiracy according to the government. In reality we were people=20
who had always taken responsibility for our actions."
However the bruised ego of the SWP scrapbook man feeling threatened by=20
Malecki does not care about truth any longer. What is driving him is that=20
Malecki was offered a moderater place by Hans. The biggest insult of all to=
our little careerist Proyect. Christ Hans give him a list this poor sucker=
who lets his personal ego and career
on M1? turn him into a complete madman.=20
No in fact this is wrong. Proyect should be thrown off the lists at=20
Jefferson Village for helping the American Government and FBI in their=20
prosecution of militants from the anti-war movement still living in exile!=
He openly admits that he is going to do this all over the Internet!=20
Naturally in the bottom there is also a good dos of reformist and neo=20
Stalinist politics to back up this sick ego tripped carreerist activities.
>Pretty soon Malecki will be history. I plan to post his Cleveland
>Plain-Dealer article about the dynamite plot ALL OVER THE INTERNET. Watch
>the rat squirm when that happens.
Now, the man is out to personally destroy me. But in fact he is endangering=
a lot of people lives by this kind of activity. However it is interesting=20
that Proyect wants to end his political career in such a despicable way. But=
obviously it is his choice.
I am collecting a lot of information at this point Louis and believe me you=
will only be drawing more shit on your head as you fall into the abyss. I=20
hope that people on M1 realize what Proyect is claiming he will do now! He=
along with the FBI and Government want to confirm that anti war activists=20
were in reality terrorists. Now 25 years later Proyect wants to lead this=20
campaign for the government and the FBI against Malecki ALL OVER THE=
How long are the Socialist and communists at Jefferson Village willing to=20
accept this kind of activitivity from Proyect? I demand that everybody take=
a clear position on this new and dangerous cop provacation by Proyect. He is=
OPENLY CLAIMING THAT HE WILL HELP THE COPS AND THE GOVERNMENT BY POSTING=20
THEIR LIES OVER THE INTERNET. Why are the Communists and Socialists on this=
list silent about this!
Goodbye Louis you have completely exposed yourself. Too bad in fact that=20
their are people who would allow you on any list at all after the incredible=
unpincipled and disgusting neo Stalinist yellow journalism. But I am quite=
sure that numerous people now have your number Proyect. More and more in the=
future will become aware of you anti communist and anti working class=20
antics. You dead politically after this Proyect. Your scrapbook career ends=
as a pro government and FBI yellow journalist
spreading lies and slanders against people in the anti war movement around=
Do not think that this stuff will not be brought up where ever you show up=
and try to pose as some sort of leftist.=20
David vs Proyect!
>> [Lous goes on about how nobody understands him. As always=20
>Louis is at the centre of the world. In reality he is at the centre=20
>of his own imaginary universe]]
>> Louis: Nobody seems to get it. The war in Vietnam shaped my life. It made
>> me into a revolutionary. I have a big thick FBI file in my desk all about
>> my activities in the 60s. I spent so many nights out on the dark city
>> streets with a fucking bucket of wheat paste mixed in with Elmer's Glue=
>> keep all those "Bring the Troops Home" posters stuck to lamp-posts so=
>> the next demonstration could be big as possible, while watching out for
>> the cops. Half the time it seemed like it was 40 degrees and raining.
>> [we get it alright Proyect. There are thousands of clapped-out=20
>student refugees from the 60's posturing as revolutionaries around the=
>How come then, that it was OK for you to watch out for cops then, but now=
>you take the cops word for what Maleki did in that same war? Come on=20
>Proyect come clean, you are so envious of Maleki, who did something=20
>serious to stop the war, while you wanked about in the SWP student=20
>brigade, that you cant digest your lunch anymore. The bile is taken=20
>out on us poor suckers who think there might be some hope for you]
> Then along comes this Malecki-thing taking credit for ending the
>> production of napalm and practically shortening the Vietnam war. This
>> ingratiates him with Eraserhead professor of Marxian metaphysics Hans
>> Egbar and the next thing you know Egbar is sponsoring him as moderator of
>[more envy. How can anybody take Maleki seriously and not you. Your=20
>life was CHANGED after all, cant we see that! We all deserve to be=20
>shipped off to Marxism-intro to learn some Proyect fundamentals like=20
>how to poster in the rain, how to use police charges to slander a=20
>militant Trotskyist, and how to lunch a revolution from NY city.
> As Hugh continues to point out, why would we want to go to the
> Stalin school of falsification?]>=20
> This Malecki-thing who sold LSD for a living, who went out to Hollywood to
>> get work as an extra, then went to Cleveland and got a job building army
>> tanks. This Malecki-thing who takes a leaflet from some activist and gets
>> inspired to go to an organizing meeting where he tells the
>> petty-bourgeoisie that they should follow the example of the Bolsheviks
>> who turned the imperialist war into a civil war. This Malecki-thing who
>> has never been to a single demonstration or rally in his life, let alone
>> read Marx or Lenin.
>>[sorry if we all cant be intellectuals and have our lives CHANGED by=20
>demonstrating against the Vietnam war. You cant understand how=20
>workers live and how they might CHANGE without first reading Marx and=20
>Engels? This betrays you contempt for the working class, and your=20
>intellectual arrogance in substituting yourself and your coterie of=20
>lunch-time marxists as the alternative to the working class. PO got=20
>it right, under your personal self-advertisment is your political=20
>agenda - defence of the progressive petty-bourgeoisie as the agents of=20
>> So now that he is transformed into an activist, what does he do?
>>> He starts stockpiling dynamite so he can attack "public buildings" and
>> "power plants" to stop the war in Vietnam. This means murder. This means
>> the murder of working-people, just like McVeigh did in Oklahoma City.=
>> is no antiwar activist. This is a sewer rat. I have stopped caring=
>> he is a professional provocateur or not. He is simply the scum of the
>> earth. I have pretty much stopped attacking him. It seems that Rodwell
>> still sticks up for him. Vladimir and Hans are staying mum, as they
>> [So now you take the bourgeois media and the cops word for=20
>Maleki's activities. You are the judge, jury and executioner in place=20
>of the bourgeois state? Doesnt that make you an accomplice of the=20
>state? I say executioner, because while you have not=20
>gone that far, you accuse Maleki of murder without proof, and at=20
>the same time cover for Olaechea's open advocacy of killing oponents of=20
>his political tendency in Peru. If you go that far in Peru, without=20
>having done your "research", of course you can go that far in the US=20
>where you still havnt done your "research". You take Olaechea's word=20
>in Peru, and the FBI's word in the US.]
>Pretty soon Malecki will be history. I plan to post his Cleveland
>> Plain-Dealer article about the dynamite plot ALL OVER THE INTERNET. Watch
>> the rat squirm when that happens.
>>[ this says it all. You are a bourgeois hack and toadie of the=20
>bourgeois state. There is only one thing for principled marxists to=20
>do on this list and that is to condemn you and refuse to have any further
>discussion with you until you reject your rotten bloc with the=20
>bourgeois state against Maleki and apologise]=20
> But in a day or two, we will be on a new list where I will be as sober as
>> a judge and write about important matters. Until that happens, I plan to
>> keep on speaking my mind.
>[You only speak your mind about unimportant matters Proyect?
>Those important matters no doubt will be how the intellectuals can=20
>save the world from the dreadful working class which seems incapable=20
>of rising up to the challenge of lunching a revolution. I agree such=20
>things are not worth speaking your mind about]>=20
Stuard vs Proyect!
>Louis: This is easy. It is *off-topic*. When Adolfo made a big stink about
>that "snitch" from Peru last April who he wanted everybody on the list to
>step forward and find guilty, I knew we were headed down the slippery
>slope. We had nothing but 3 months of Martens, Quispe, Burford trying to=20
>get to the bottom of things. The bottom of things, if you ask me, is the
Which of course you immediately showed your principled opposition to by=20
persecuting Malecki for months with lies, slanders, racists slurs, character=
assassination - every trick in the Stalinist book. Based solely on vicious=
speculation, sick fantasies and, it now emerges, fueled by envy. And still=
not a shred of evidence in sight. Vishinsky would have given you a job=20
>We have to prohibit not only that, but people from PO demanding the list
>get involved with a discussion of the murder of some Trotskyist in Peru.
>THIS IS JUST NOT THE PLACE FOR IT. GET IT?
Who is this "we" you're constantly dictating and prohibiting on behalf of?=
The PO are giving you valuable information about conditions in Per=FA. More=
than enough material for this famous discussion you keep calling for - even=
if you do think it was all made up by Rodwell.=20
>If I decided to spend some time talking about Peru, I would be looking
>into the history of APRA, Hugo Blanco's guerrilla actions, Mariategui, the
>nature of anti-Indian racism, the origins of the PCP, the role of coca in
>the economy, etc.
Yes exactly. A lot of cosy "subjects" so you can avoid having to think - or=
more important, do anything - about the real questions of leadership of the=
revolutionary proletariat. But then of course it's Olaechea who does your=20
thinking for you these days, isn't it?
>But you Trotskyists can't muster the intellectual energy to do such=
You've said that about fifteen times in the last three months. I guess we'll=
just have to be content with the only extant fragment of Proyecto Thought in=
the world. I certainly haven't heard any further elaboration on this=20
profound statement, though I've waited long and patiently. What about some=
serious research into the relationship between Trotskyist intellectual sloth=
and the thinning of the ozone layer? Something you can really can get your=
teeth into, eh? Oh, when you're through with Tariq Ali and Deutscher, of=20
course. Wonderfully acute fellows. But they do take a bit of reading, I=
>For all the talk of how brilliant Trotsky was, not a one of you has
>contributed an outstanding piece of class analysis for the list. You have
>never analyzed any the countries you have strong opinions on, from Cuba to
>Peru. You are intellectually vacuous for the most part.
>What a disgrace. A movement that once produced works like CLR James'
>"Black Jacobins", Felix Morrow's book on the Spanish Civil War or any of a
>thousand articles written by Trotsky produces nothing but windbags today
>who recite tired formulas as if they were chants at a football game.
Well we can't all be geniuses. But let's face it, Proyect. You wouldn't=20
recognise a piece of class analysis if it walked up your garden path in pink=
pyjamas. And even if you were presented with a new piece, clearly labelled,=
every day of the week for a month, you'd be saying exactly the same thing at=
the end of it.
Though it'll be a pure waste of time as far as you're concerned, it will=20
give me some small pleasure in proving you wrong. Meanwhile I suggest you=20
read David Beddgood's lastest posting with something more than you're usual=
care. It'll more than do you to be going on with.
>Louis Godena, who hails from the "anti-intellectual" world of the CPUSA,
>has produced more interesting and informed opinion on this list than all
>of you put together.
Bullshit. It's that smooth delivery of his that's got you fooled.
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