[Marxism] Models

Sayan Bhattacharyya ok.president+marxmail at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 09:21:43 MDT 2006


On 8/20/06, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:

> I can only imagine what Lenin would say about leftists who try to
> burnish the reputation of a government that puts bus drivers in prison
> because they go on strike. Lenin used to stay up late at night studying the
> Czarist law codes in order to find a loophole that would make a strike legal.


If I'm not mistaken, strikes are illegal in Cuba and independent
unions are not allowed to exist. Am I wrong about this? Please correct
me if I am wrong.

If this is correct, why is this not a deal-breaker for support to
Cuba, but is a deal-breaker for support to Iran?

What am I missing here?




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