[Marxism] A Journey of Dmitri Shostakovich

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Nov 19 11:12:37 MST 2006

>Another one from Louis's collection of movies that no one cares enough about
>to pirate. Seriously, what has this got to do with the price of beans?
>Soviet-style White European socialism is dead beyond any possible hope of
>resurrection, no matter how many movie reviews get thrown at it, and good

What is Soviet-style socialism? You mean like 
North Korea and Cuba with planned economies? 
Maybe they should get with the program and 
introduce market socialism aka capitalism that 
Walter is so fascinated with and now Fred Feldman 
feels is inevitable for Cuba as well.

>I would urge cultural critics on the list to engage with works that are
>alive and vital in the 21st Century. Louis, why don't you take a look at
>Ricardo Arjona's "Mojados" or "Si el Norte Fiera el Sur," they won't be
>showing it to the New York Film Critics Circle or whatever its called,
>they're just 5-minute music videos, but they are available all over the
>Internet. And let the dead bury the dead.

I guess I am just a racist or something and 
prefer the music of dead white European males. 

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