marxism-digest V1 #3922

Philip Ferguson plf13 at
Tue Sep 4 16:40:24 MDT 2001

Johannes wrote:

> So who is entitled to make critical remarks about Cuba? Do you have to lead
> the revolution at home to victory first? Or is organising several thousand
> workers in your organisation sufficient?

Anyone can make critical remarks about Cuba.  The question is what
weight is to be given to them.  This does in part, in my view, depend on
the record of those making them.

> Frankly, I think all those piss-pot arguments only obscure the issue. Is
> Cuba sacrosanct or not?

Nothing is, or should be, sacrosanct.  So let's not make Peter Taaffe
sacrosanct, either.

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