[Marxism] John Holloway-Alex Callinicos debate

rrubinelli rrubinelli at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 17 17:23:34 MDT 2005


Your welcome...er..  kind of, because I don't think Shane Mage is wrong at all
about Stalin and the conversion of the soviet state from the machinery to defend the 
revolution into the agency to administer the impulse to capitalist restoration. 

rr


-----Original Message-----
From: Calvin Broadbent <calvinbroadbent at hotmail.com>

RRUBINELLI WROTE:

>Think Calvin might be referring to the original Russian Revolution, a
>mass movement that seized and smashed state power and still under the
>pressure of continued international capitalism, yielded to the Stalinist
>bureaucratic caste.

Thanks, I was. I think Shane Mage is hopelessly wrong about Stalin, but I 
won't get into it, since I can't be bothered.






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