[Marxism] Moderator's note (or, Force and the State)
lnp3 at panix.com
Sat Jul 3 11:22:39 MDT 2010
> Pre-war Germany and pre-integration South are
> but 2 examples of "as long as you let them beat you, they will,"
But of course.
Then again this has little to do with a black block tactic that involves
using peaceful protesters as unwilling targets for a police riot. The
movement has to defend itself against an element of the anarchist
movement that cares little about the consequences of its actions and
that has obviously become a tool of police provocations.
In the Weimar Republic and in the Deep South, people were trying to
exercise their democratic rights, not some stupid adventure. Perhaps the
most dramatic example was Robert Williams organizing an armed
self=defense against Klan terror growing out of his efforts as a NAACP
leader to desegregate a swimming pool.
Any resemblance to this and black bloc infantile disorders is purely
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