[Marxism] Re: Traveling with Chairman Avakian
l.willms at jpberlin.de
Fri May 14 23:55:42 MDT 2004
schrieb MLause at cinci.rr.com (Mark Lause)
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ueber RE: [Marxism] Traveling with Chairman Avakian
ML> I assume this refers to the German word "Bund," meaning a league or
ML> club. You mean club-ism? You are referring to the pro-Nazi Bund?
ML> You mean the early German socialist Bunds in the US.
I'm quite sure, although I did not really follow the life and
thoughts of Bob Avakian very closely, that this refers to the Jewish
"Bund" in Tsarist Russia. "Bund" being the German (and probably
Yiddish, too) word for league.
I do further guess that this talk about "bundism" in the USA refers
to the independent organization of oppressed nationalities, like the
Blacks, Chicanos, what have you.
Hope that helps ...
Lüko Willms http://www.mlwerke.de
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