[Marxism] self determination for oppressors

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Oct 18 08:28:43 MDT 2009


Bhaskar Sunkara wrote:
> I would be wary of such a "solution" though Louis.  France in 1940 is a good
> example of how fast a terribly oppressive people can transformed into an
> oppressed group in a flash.  Demographically it's also a different game than
> in Algeria and South Africa and I think it does matter--- in terms of how
> hard it will be to eradicate Zionism as opposed to those other apartheid
> states-- that Israel was created on the basis of “exclusion colonization”,
> relying mostly on Jewish labor, as opposed to regular “exploitation
> colonization".

Bhaskar (and everybody else), please remember to clip extraneous text.

I am not sure what you are trying to say about France. The class 
distinctions remained the same. The Vichy government was made up of the 
same "people" who would seek to retain Algeria.




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