[Marxism] HELP!

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Nov 11 08:36:08 MST 2009

Jeremias Zevi wrote:
> did marx ever say and where did he say:
> "the revolution needs the whip of the counter-revolution to advance"??????
> i dont care about exact wording, but something along those lines?
> many thanks and in sol
> jeremiah
> ps. i have this qouted from Alan Woods' "The Venezuelan Revolution: A
> marxist perspectve" but without an actual place from marx, i do not want to
> qoute this qoute...

My guess is that Marx never said this. There are lots of such 
apocryphal statements like Lenin's "The Capitalists will sell us 
the rope with which we will hang them."

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