[Marxism] Re: Barry Sheppard's political memoir of the US SWP, 1960-88

Carlos A. Rivera cerejota at optonline.net
Tue Mar 29 21:06:42 MST 2005


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom O'Lincoln" <suarsos at alphalink.com.au>

>Yes that would be a very unusual experience, given that Shachtman DID NOT
>think the USSR was state capitalist. In fact he referred to state
>capitalism as an "infantile theory". Shachtman thought the stalinist
>regimes were a new kind of class society, called "bureaucratic
>collectivism".

What time period we are talking about? There was a time Shachtman advanced 
state capitalist views, as a matter of act he was a pioneer. BC came later.

sks 





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