[Marxism] ******'s evolution

Marvin Gandall marvgandall at videotron.ca
Sun Dec 3 07:39:50 MST 2006


Bob Gould wrote:

> I admit that I don't read a lot of Yoshie's posts because there are so
> many of them, and I have difficulty coping with the volume. Is it the case
> that she has been converted to some religious group, or is she conducting
> some sort of entry work?
>
> It strikes me forcibly that Tariq Ali displayed a spectacular bit of
> creative imagination about things like Yoshie's approach, and that of the
> British SWP, in his very funny and in retrospect rather prescient, novel
> Redemption, published in 1990, in which he anticipated such developments
> and attributed them to a fictionalised Ernest Mandel as the author of a
> strategy of entrism in religious organisations.
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No, she doesn't go this far. I've been having this discussion with Yoshie on
the LBO list, and trying to keep Tariq Ali's terrific satire out of mind
while doing so:

http://mailman.lbo-talk.org/pipermail/lbo-talk/Week-of-Mon-20061127/023989.html

http://mailman.lbo-talk.org/pipermail/lbo-talk/Week-of-Mon-20061127/023994.html

http://mailman.lbo-talk.org/pipermail/lbo-talk/Week-of-Mon-20061127/024012.html






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