[Marxism] Marine Le Pen

Einde OCallaghan eindeoc at freenet.de
Sat Apr 15 13:55:12 MDT 2017

Am 15.04.2017 um 15:28 schrieb Louis Proyect via Marxism:
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> Diana Johnstone:
> If “the right” is defined first of all by subservience to finance 
> capital, then aside from Sarkozy, Bayrou and perhaps Joly, all the 
> other candidates were basically on the left.  And all of them except 
> Sarkozy would be considered far to the left of any leading politician 
> in the United States.
> This applies notably to Marine Le Pen, whose social program was 
> designed to win working class and youth votes.
Not a particularly useful definition of "left", since she's actually the 
leader of a party which is essentially fascist (although it's putting on 
a moderate face at the moment).

Indeed it would also apply to many hard right openly fascist 
organisations in Europe.


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