[Marxism] More nonsense from the pro-Russia brigade

Einde O'Callaghan eindeoc at freenet.de
Fri Jun 20 14:36:00 MDT 2014


On 20.06.2014 15:33, Louis Proyect via Marxism wrote:
>
> On 6/20/14 2:27 AM, glparramatta--- via Marxism wrote:
>> In most recent Budgen-like spray, Louis forgot to include the link:
>> http://links.org.au/node/3916
>>
>
> Just a follow up on Annis's inanity, ARAMCO, the Saudi oil company, is 
> state-owned. I don't think this is what Marx and Lenin had in mind 
> when they were writing about socialism. In fact Lenin used the term 
> "state capitalism" to refer to such entities but not in the Tony Cliff 
> sense.

Just  for clarification, Tony Cliff actually also referred to such 
entities as a form of state capitalism (following on from Bukharin's 
analysis in "Imperialism and World Economy"), although he distinguished 
it clearly from what he called "bureaucratic state capitalism" in the 
Soviet Union.

Einde O'Callaghan



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