[Marxism] Orwell-bad history?

Gary MacLennan gary.maclennan1 at gmail.com
Sun May 7 00:58:17 MDT 2017


Agreed Gregory.  I read a piece by Chomsky long ago which made the point
that the suppression of the revolutionary impulse was the problem.  The
Republican government for example failed to declare an end to colonialism
and thus gifted Franco with Moorish troops.

comradely

Gary

On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 4:31 PM, Gregory Adler via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> This is a succinct view of the anti-Orwell position on the Civil War and
> the suppression of the revolutionary forces. Although I am far less
> attracted overall to Orwell than some on this list in this matter I think
> he was on the side of the angels.
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> https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/06/george-
> orwell-homage-to-catalonia-account-spanish-civil-war-wrong
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