Regional Differences and the US Left

Carrol Cox cbcox at
Sat Mar 17 08:46:13 MST 2001

Kevin Lindemann and Cathy Campo wrote:
> Tony Abdo wrote:
> [clip]>
> >Oklahoma is a Black Hole for the Left.
> Again, not so. In Debs' time, Oklahoma had more socialists than any
> other state (see James R. Green, *Grass Roots Socialism: Radical
> Movements in the Southwest, 1895-1943* Louisiana State University Press,
> 1978).

This is only negatively a good example for present purposes. The SP
throughout its history had an opportunist response to racial issues and
included open racists within its ranks.


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