[Marxism] Totally awesome proletarian positions

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Apr 3 15:17:13 MDT 2013


On 4/3/13 4:58 PM, Einde O'Callaghan wrote:
>
> Omitting to mention this gives the impression that the Workers Party
> actually did take the position Cannon & Co. predicted they would - but
> they didn't!
>
> It actually took the SWP quite some time to publish a statement against
> the war as Shachtman somewhat gleefully pointed out in an article in
> Labor Action dated 12 January 1942. The article was called "The Strange
> Silence of the 'Militant'" and can be found at
> <http://www.marxists.org/archive/shachtma/1942/01/militant.htm>.

This is absolutely right. If I was writing this article from scratch, I 
would make these exact points emphatically.





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