[Marxism] Moderator's note

Michael Smith mjs at smithbowen.net
Fri Jul 25 21:01:15 MDT 2008


On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 22:49:42 -0400
"Ruthless Critic of All that Exists" <ok.president+marxml at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 2) To accomplish that, the US may do "humanitarian" things (such as
> setting up schools, hospitals, etc) -- not out of "humanitarian"
> reasons, but out of "cynical" reasons.

This is a little out of date. The Marshall Plan kinda worked 
this way -- and posed, I suppose, the same questions -- but 
times have changed. They don't build hospitals any more -- hell, 
they don't even do that at home. They build bases. 

At home, of course, they build prisons. 




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