[Marxism] Ecuador, 6

rrubinelli rrubinelli at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 5 19:44:11 MST 2006

The Importance of Being Ecuador, 6

1. Politics

When Clausewitz asserted that war is the continuation of politics by
other means, he left something out. War is the continuation of political
economy by the meanest of means. War is the compressed expropriation and
destruction of labor so essential to political economy. And the officer
corps of the military is the condensed expression of the weakness, the
brutal incompetence of the bourgeois class by just those same meanest


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