Fed cuts rates; crisis over?

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Sat Oct 17 09:56:01 PDT 1998

K wrote:

>Doug, doug, doug. Tsk Tsk. Marx also wrote, in a
>letter to Arnold Ruge I believe (memory fails),
>that the goal of critical theory was, to
>paraphrase, work with existing social struggles in
>order to get people to move beyond their bourg
>views to more radical forms of consciousness.
>Critique with the goal of actual social change was
>the goal. Is this not what motivated so much of
>his critique of utopian socialism--a social
>movement he saw as a bourg response but one that
>could be revolutionized through much needed
>marxist critique?

Yeah, I'm entirely with you on this. What made you think I wasn't? Did you think I was siding with the cops?


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