[Marxism] re: Some comments on Stan Goff's post

rrubinelli rrubinelli at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 5 20:30:14 MST 2005

That's just not so.  Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965.  Struggle
increased, became more militant throughout the 60s, and recedes under
the physical attacks of the government, and the defeat of workers
strikes and actions in the early 1970s.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jon Flanders" <jonflanders at jflan.net>
To: "Activists and scholars in Marxist tradition"
<marxism at lists.econ.utah.edu>
Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 4:30 PM
Subject: Re: [Marxism] re: Some comments on Stan Goff's post

> On Sun, 2005-12-04 at 23:01 -0800, Josh Saxe wrote:
> > Ending racism is a task of the
> > socialist revolution, not the bourgeois revolution.  The black
> > militants of the 1960's could not have realized their demands under
> > capitalism.
> Nonetheless once voting rights were won, that was enough to quiet the
> struggle for a whole historic period.

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