[Marxism] The Making and the Breaking of the Legend of Robert E. Lee

Nick Fredman nick.j.fredman at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 00:10:39 MDT 2017


On Tue, 19 Sep 2017 at 7:22 am, Alan Bradley via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

> Nick Fredman wrote:
> > Very much related to campaigns against monuments to Cook and others is
> what> is probably the highest profile current battle against reactionary
> > tradition, the battle to de-recognise as "Australia Day" the date of
> Cook's
> > landing, January 26.
>
> January 26 marks the arrival of the First Fleet, not Cook, of course.
> When fighting over history we need to be careful to get the history right.
>
Oops yes we should take care. Lucky I didn't go to the demo outdide the
council meeting to support the motion or I might have put my foot in it
where it mattered.



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