[Marxism] A Journey of Dmitri Shostakovich

gregory meyerson gmeyerson at triad.rr.com
Sun Nov 19 11:39:50 MST 2006


not only that: what is specifically "white" and "european" (are these 
the same?) about soviet style socialism?
On Nov 19, 2006, at 1:12 PM, Louis Proyect wrote:

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