[Marxism] "WW2": interimperialist war to redivide the world

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Sep 20 11:09:22 MDT 2009


nada wrote:
> I think it's far more complicated that what Paddy or Lüko think.
> 
> I think Paddy is more wrong than Lüko on this in that regardless of how 
> one feels about British entry into the war in 1939, or it's aid or not 
> to anti-fascist struggles. WWII was first and foremost an attack by 
> Fascism against the USSR. 

But it was also a war in the Pacific without any discernible *class* 
differences between Japanese and American imperialism. It does not 
matter if Filipinos welcomed in American troops. That is not our 
criterion for deciding whether a war is progressive or not.




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