Cyril Smith

Einde O'Callaghan einde.ocallaghan at SPAMplanet-interkom.de
Fri Apr 13 09:52:16 MDT 2001


> Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 11:05:57 +0100
> From: "Martin Spellman" <mspellman at cix.co.uk>
> Subject: RE: Cyril Smith
>
> Cyril Smith wrote a book called 'Marx at the Millenium', published by
> Pluto Press in 1996. On the cover it says he taught statistics for many
> years at the London School of Economics (LSE) until retirement. He is
> author of 'Communist Society and Marxist Theory'.
>         In the preface he says that 'the Trotskyist group to which I
> belonged for
> three decades exploded in 1985...'
>
Cyril Smith was a leading member of the Healyite Workers Revolutionary
Party, which as the above quote points out "exploded in 1985". According
to an exchange some time ago in alt.politics.socialism.trotsky he has
allegedly now adopted a critical attitude towards Marxism, but this may
be simply sectarian hearsay.

Regards, Einde O'Callaghan






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