[Marxism] The Arab Revolutions and the Renegade Tariq Ali | Democratic Revolution, Syrian Style

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Sat Nov 2 13:16:20 MDT 2013


On Nov 2, 2013, at 3:08 PM, Louis Proyect wrote:
>
> Does the end of the Ben Ali dictatorship in Tunisia and the  
> destruction of its secret police count as “fundamental change“?
>
Under Ben Ali and his secret police (none of whom, by the way, has  
been "destroyed" or even tried for their crimes) socialist working- 
class leaders were sometimes imprisoned.  Now they are murdered in the  
streets by Nahda-tolerated Salafists.  Now that's a "fundamental"  
change!



Shane Mage

"Thunderbolt steers all things." Herakleitos of Ephesos, fr. 64








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