"Man?" -- A serious error in the FAQ sheet of marxism

Carrol Cox cbcox at SPAMilstu.edu
Sat Aug 19 13:59:46 MDT 2000






Louis Proyect wrote:

> I wouldn't change
> their language, nor would I change similar formulations in Marx--or Rosa
> Luxemburg for that matter. What we write today is of course another story
> altogether.

Agreed. The *Guardian* changed Marx's language back in the '60s or early '70s
and got a storm of criticism for it. But it was not immediately obvious from
browsing in the FAQ what the source of this was. It wouldn't hurt to put in a
headnote giving the date.

Carrol







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