[Marxism] Irrational Exuberance
shmage at pipeline.com
Thu Jul 31 09:56:35 MDT 2008
On Jul 31, 2008, at 11:24 AM, Walter Lippmann wrote:
> Fidel Castro and Ricardo Alarcon are Marxists.
> So is Jose Ramon Machado Ventury, if memory
> serves, and Marxism is one of the founding
> sets of ideas of the Cuban Communist Party.
> Perhaps some define Marxism in another way?
If they were "Marxists"--in any sense of the term that would be
recognizable to Engels
or Trotsky--they would not have endorsed the Stalinist imperial
occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
"Thunderbolt steers all things...it consents and does not consent to
be called Zeus."
Herakleitos of Ephesos
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