[Marxism] Richardson advocates dialoque with Cuba, Venezuala

Lüko Willms lueko.willms at t-online.de
Wed Jun 11 04:07:42 MDT 2008


On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 03:35:49 -0400, Ruthless Critic of All that Exists 
wrote:

> >> As much as we disagree with the Cuban dissidents, it seems to be 
only
> >> fair
> >
> >  I am not fair against the bourgeoisie. I am against them.

>    the point is that, there is not much utility in speaking only
> among socialists. 

  I want to speak with my fellow workers and our allies, farmers and 
other exploited producers. 

>  When you
> talk with non-socialist people and try to convince them, win them over
> politically, it is important to be fair and to be seen as fair. 

  No, not at all. 

  The main goal is to convince my fellow workers that we should stop 
being fair to our boss and pursue a trade-union and political strategy 
which is based only on _our_ interests, and not a "fair balance" between 
the interests of working people and of the capitalist class and their 
individual capitalists. 

   Those interests are irreconcilable opposed to each other. 

> Because, if you are not perceived as fair, then people will not be
> convinced by you -- they will think of you as a hypocrite who can't be
> trusted.

   The hypocrite are those who preach that we should avoid any action 
which risks to ruin the particular capitalist enterprise we happen to 
work for. 

   The contrary should be our guiding light: our lives are more 
important than their profits, or as the LCR says so nicely in French 
"nos vies valent plus que leur profits". 


Comradely yours, 
Lüko Willms
Frankfurt, Germany
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