was Re: China Prepares to Use Force on Taiwan

Debordagoria phantasmagorias at SPAMyahoo.com
Tue Jun 6 12:47:17 MDT 2000



--- "ÁÎ×Ó¹â Henry C.K.Liu  ¹ù¤l¥ú"
<hliu at mindspring.com> wrote:
>
>
> Macdonald Stainsby wrote:
>
> > Depressing though it may be, another question
> needing to be posed is: Will
> > the left in North America know how to stand with
> China, or will they go on
> > about the "self determination" question they do
> too frequently?
> >
> > Macdonald
>
> This is a real danger.  The Western Left forgets
> that "self determination" was
> a progressive concept only when applied to
> resistence of Western imperialism.
> Dismemberment of socialist nations does not qualify
> as "self determination" if
> the dismembered entity is set up to be part of the
> global capitalist system.
>
> Henry
>
I understand all this, I really do, but I cannot
"stand
with" the Chinese state (and its thuggish leaders) as
it prepares to invade Taiwan.  Do any others here feel
the same?
Michael Davidson

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