[Marxism] China: a Successful 58th Anniversary (Prensa Latina)

Néstor Gorojovsky nmgoro at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 13:58:58 MDT 2007

Dear Shane, both the Zionists and the Dalai Lama can´t exist without
the backing of imperialists. This I would find an interesting point in
common. As to your

> The universal justification of every colonial power throughout
> history--"the (fill in the blank) must be colonized because they
> cannot exist as an independent nation in the current world"

Yes, and also the universal justification for socialist struggle
against imperialism. Tibet simply cannot exist as an independent
nation in the sense Sweden or Ireland (not to say France or USA)
exist. This is simply impossible, short of a Tibetan socialist
revolution, which my ample ignorance does not see coming.

> >...(nor, to my knowledge, has ever been able to)...
> "knowledge" equivalent to abysmal ignorance not only of the fact
> that Tibet has for many centuries been ruled from Lhasa and never,
> until a half-century ago, from Beijing, but also of the fact that the
> Tibetans are asking not for independence but for genuine autonomy

Imperialists want its independence. As to Tibetan autonomy within
China, Tibetans will fight for it if it really has a meaning for them.
The whole story of Lhasa "ruling" (that is the feudal caste of priests
"ruling" and ransacking) the Tibetan peasants has been brewed in
British intelligence circles since the late years of the19th century.
A Lobsang Rampa made it a global cause during the Cold War.

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