[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"  

Shane Mage

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

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