Reconstruction and the Paris Commune

dms dmschanoes at earthlink.net
Sun Aug 10 12:38:24 MDT 2003


Louis makes a truly critical point.  The retreat from Reconstruction is part
of a "long wave" of retreat flooding, or ebbing through the world, as the
bourgeoisie, terrified by the Paris Commune, by the self-emancipation of
slaves in Cuba during the "10 years War," the turmoil in Spain, Ireland, the
Philippines, look for Order! first and foremost.





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