International Socialist Tendency Split

Red Rebel red-rebel at SPAMsupanet.com
Sun Mar 11 11:13:52 MST 2001



----- Original Message -----
From: "Louis Proyect" <lnp3 at panix.com>


> >But anyway, I was really wanting a bit more background on the Greensboro
> >massacre and the CWP but the political arguement was just so glaringly
> >obvious I had to make it. When did Marx, Engels, Lenin or Trotsky ever
write
> >on how it was acceptable to rely on the state to fight the state?
> >J.
>
> Trotsky collaborated with the Mexican police and army in apprehending the
> terrorists who launched an armed attack in 1940, prior to the successful
> assassination attack. Even when the cops arrested two of his guards in the
> aftermath, he insisted on police protection. You can read all about this
in
> v. 3 of Deutscher's biography.
>
> Louis Proyect
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I wasn't aware of this and I will certainly have a read of that volume.
Thank you for bringing it to my attention.

J.







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