[Marxism] the Failure of Reconstruction and its Cpnsequences

Mark Lause markalause at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 15:34:36 MST 2017


To say that the Reconstruction was a failure is certainly true on one
level, but it seems to miss the most essential point about it.  It's
analogous to measuring what came out of World War II by the aspirations of
those who hoped it would establish a peaceful world with conflicts mediated
by the United Nations and democratic self-government spreading across the
planet.

The Reconstruction the ruling class negotiated was very successful in
getting it what it sought.



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