[Marxism] Irrational Exuberance

Shane Mage 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.

Shane Mage

"Thunderbolt steers all things...it consents and does not consent to  
be called Zeus."

Herakleitos of Ephesos

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