Paul Phillips comments on Yugo stats (from PEN-L)

Louis Proyect lnp3 at SPAMpanix.com
Wed Aug 23 09:27:38 MDT 2000


Owen wrote:
>
> Louis,
>
> Does this fascinating piece by Paul Phillips not demonstrate what Johannes
>and I have been saying all along - that the former bureaucracy, with
>Milosevic at its head, commenced the restoration of capitalism in order to
>transform what was a privileged caste into the new bourgeoisie?

no.

> And no, I do not read the Trotskyist press. I am subscribed to the "Weekly
>Worker", but then that is the journal of the Communist Party of Great
>Britain (Provisional Central Committee), who, despite not being Stalinist,
>still use vocabulary like "Trotskyite" (don't get me wrong, they are great
>comrades who I get on well with). I also read a reformist rag called "Labour
>Left Briefing". Reading "Workers' Liberty" usually makes me vomit. I know
>you seem to have stereotyped me as a Big T Trot, but I am not, and I do not
>really work with Trotskyists.

get thee to a library

Louis Proyect

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