[Marxism] Greece’s new government halts sale of Piraeus port
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Thu Jan 29 01:11:11 MST 2015
There is no question on condemning SYRIZA here. It would be irrelevant.
After all condemning SYRIZA is copyrighted by KKE.
When ANTARSYA were fighting with the movements against Samaras and Co
the last 5 years, they knew that they were favouring SYRIZA's electoral
success. KKE knew it as well, and that's why they have been regularly
condemned too as SYRIZA's tail. The question is to put the facts in
their real dimensions in order to act upon them.
My point is, that the elections -the defeat of ND & PASOK- was a moment
of detonation of all the explosives that the general strikes, the
occupations, the stubborn struggles of the working class, in spite of
the efforts of the yellow confederations, even in spite of the betrayals
of KKE and SYRIZA who were constantly calling to retreat, have gathered
around Samaras' government.
One the other hand this same victory for SYRIZA reflects the
petit-bourgeois fantasy of a return to sweet 2009.
And SYRIZA is looking for a way to that direction
So the first point is that SYRIZA's government is not a left (let alone
worker's) government. Neither objectively nor by their own claim. PM
Tsipras has not yet pronounced the words "left government" and no one
could blame him for that.
The second point would be that of locating the pawns on the chessboard.
Who is where. If the Eurasianist Kotzias and the Turk-eater Toskas are
in charge of greece's foreign affairs we must expect a certain tendency
on that subject. etc etc
A concrete analysis is needed to sustain the main general target that
this government should become a *hostage of the movement*. And that does
concern and includes anyone who inside or outside syriza stands for the
It may be a mess but, as you have reminded by Lenin's words on the irish
cause, this is always the case. Including an hilarious aspect from
which, since now KKE will probably be more willing to promote strikes
against its main enemy (third period after all), i am afraid that
ANTARSYA wouldn't be this time condemned by SYRIZA's government as
Damn! Have we stepped on devils tail?
On 28/01/2015 11:37 μμ, Louis Proyect wrote:
> On 1/28/15 4:25 PM, ioannis aposperites via Marxism wrote:
>> In the photo (link below) the new greek minister of foreign affairs
>> Nikos Kotzias, a former Stalinist, on the left in front of the Pireaus
>> University where he teaches, is receiving Dugin: selective affinities
> I don't think there's anybody on Marxmail who detests people like Dugin
> more than me. That being said, I am not ready to condemn Syriza because
> of this, no more so than I would condemn Venezuela or Cuba for its
> support for Gaddafi and al-Assad.
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