[Marxism] Redfriars - the Public School of the Socialist Workers Party

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Feb 17 06:44:46 MST 2013


On 2/17/13 5:11 AM, Jim Moody wrote:
> Since anyone born in Britain after ca. 1955 is unlikely to have consumed tales of this character,
> given his dated attraction did not persist, his effectiveness as a meme must be limited.
>

I think the thing that works against this "meme" is the character of 
Tony Cliff himself, who is about as far from the Oxbridge snob image you 
can get. From what I have heard, he was a coarse, poorly-dressed, Jew 
who probably would have gotten a worse treatment at Oxford than Laural 
and Hardy.





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