proyect and malecki, over and out

Anthony J Caruso acaruso at
Tue Oct 15 14:13:37 MDT 1996

On Tue, 15 Oct 1996 15:23:00 -0400 (EDT) Louis N Proyect
<lnp3 at> writes:
>On Tue, 15 Oct 1996, Rosser Jr, John Barkley wrote:
>>      Louis P. strongly opposes the "market socialism" of
>> China, but he has not said "boo" on this, having more
>> important things to say, which I shall not repeat....
>>      BTW, the 14th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party
>> officially declared the PRC to be a "socialist market
>> economy" in October, 1992.
>Louis: Schmuck, I'm lying in bed with the head-cold of the century and
>reading "China's Reforms Assessed" by Paul Bowles and Xiao-yuan Dong
>the Nov.-Dec. 1994 New Left Review. I'm preparing an answer but like
>to do
>some research beforehand. When I have something to say, I'll say it
>on M-I.
>Rosser has a soft spot in his heart for Market Socialist
>experiments like Tito's Yugoslavia. Not me. I'm for a world socialist
>system in which the profit motive will be completely eliminated. The
>reasons have much more to do with the long-term survivability of the
>planet rather than the productivity of labor. China is facing an
>environmental threat and this never seems to be an issue for you. It
>for me and other Marxists.
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I have to agree...if we don't eliminate the profit motivation from the
world market, then what is the point of Marxism at all?

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