[Marxism] Callinicos: Syriza’s compromise won’t beat austerity

Dayne Goodwin daynegoodwin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 17:51:50 MDT 2015


No, MM, it is because the bourgeois press serves the capitalist class
that their treatment of Syriza does not square with Callinicos'
assertion that Syriza is a reasonable implementer of neoliberal
reforms.  You didn't answer the issue Louis posed, you dodged it.

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 4:24 PM, MM via Marxism
<marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

> On 29 Apr 2015, at 11:43 PM, Louis Proyect via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

Callinicos wrote:
>>> . . . The tactics pursued by the Syriza government are perfectly rational.
>>> The deal Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis signed up to in
>>> February committed it to continuing...implementing neoliberal “reforms”...
Proyect wrote:
>> If this is the case, why does the bourgeois press continue to view Syriza as an obstacle to its plans?
MM wrote:
> Erm… maybe to keep the pressure on the Greek - and by extension the global - working class?
> Or maybe you think the "bourgeois press" maintains a principled commitment to fairness and truthfulness?




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