[Marxism] SACP-ANC and South Africa

Marvin Gandall marvgandall at videotron.ca
Tue Feb 13 12:33:18 MST 2007


Louis wrote:


> Marvin wrote:
>>The more important question is the readiness of the disaffected unions and
>>social movements to break with these parties and to build new ones to
>>replace them. I think history shows that any significant movement in this
>>direction must originate within the bosom of these mass parties and extend
>>into the leadership ranks, and that calls from the left, particularly from
>>outside the mass organizations, are largely futile and counter-productive
>>short of this internal climate.
>
> For new subscribers, a word or two might help to explain this perplexing
> statement. Marvin has been arguing for the need for radicals to support
> the Democratic Party in the USA for the past 5 years or so. He was once
> very radical in his youth but is all over that now.
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What's "perplexing" you about the statement?






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