[Marxism] Re: Class struggle...
kingcal78 at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 29 12:46:37 MST 2005
>To suggest that the British-SWP is open and non-dogmatic is, frankly,
>ludicrous. Even as the poor and oppressed of the Third World, specifically
>and Latin America, have benefited and gained inspiration from the Cuban
>Revolution - including btw Eva Morales and Hugo Chavez - the two latest
>celebres of the SWP - this organisation continues to deny even the
>Cuba, due to the obvious embarrassment of an unsustainable position of
The position of the SWP is quite clear, and all it does is point out two
1) Cuba is not socialist and is not heading towards socialism. The Cuban
revolution was brought about by a petty-bourgeois guerilla movement
seperate from the struggles of Cuban workers. The regime retains its middle
class character to this day. It is state capitalist, and on this basis, any
mass movement to remove Castro would have to be supported.
2) Total opposition to Imperialist intervention and for an end to the
Those two position are clear, socialist positions - they are not
'embarrassing' in the least, which is we the SWP publishes them every week
in their paper.
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