[Marxism] Come back Karl

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Tue Nov 24 09:18:00 MST 2009

Shane Mage wrote:

> The defeat of the first socialist attempt (the Russian Revolution),  
> consummated in the extermination purges of 1934-1939, came at the  
> hands of Stalin and the counterrevolutionary nomenklatura of whom he  
> was the organizer, inspirer, and dictator.  Subsequent defeats of the  
> "left" were all of them due to the fact that the "left" was poisoned  
> by its willingness to include the various forms of Stalinist  
> counterrevolution within itself and especially within its ideology.   
> As Dogan demonstrates, the "left" is far from having recovered from  
> its ideological poisoning.

Reminder. I set up http://groups.yahoo.com/group/soviet_legacy/ for 
those who want to call attention to ideological poisoning that took 
place 75 years ago.

Marxmail, on the other hand, was established to discuss problems facing 
the left today.

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