[Marxism] LA TIMES bash-o-rama: 'Milk' star Sean Penn: Pal ofanti-gay dictators?

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Sat Dec 13 13:39:23 MST 2008

On Dec 13, 2008, at 3:26 PM, David Picón Álvarez wrote:

> From: "Shane Mage" <shmage at pipeline.com>
>> Cuban law can prohibit external funding, just like US law already
>> does.  This is nothing but crude apologetics for the Stalinist
>> political practices that Cuba must reject root and branch before it
>> will have any right to call itself democratic, let alone "Socialist."
> Ah, it can forbid funding, by law! I wonder why that idea didn't  
> occur to
> them. Obviously, nothing illegal ever, ever happens, so that would  
> be a
> sufficient--rather optimal--solution to this problem.

So why did it "occur to them" to "forbid...by law" the existence of  
autonomous organizations of workers, women, gays, et. al.?

Shane Mage

> This cosmos did none of gods or men make, but it
> always was and is and shall be: an everlasting fire,
> kindling in measures and going out in measures."
> Herakleitos of Ephesos

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