A(nother) Raving Leftist

Charles Brown CharlesB at CNCL.ci.detroit.mi.us
Tue Oct 27 07:58:32 PST 1998

Max is wrong. Fascism is the augmentation of the terror of the bourgeois state to defend and RETAIN, not negate , the status quo. Fascism is a defense of capitalism in its imperialis phase against the rising working class movement, as in the original usage in Italy's Fascist Party. The class character of fascism is an essential aspect of its definiton.

Bourgeois ideological blurring of the definition of fascism is Demogogy 101.

Charles Brown

>>> Max Sawicky <sawicky at epinet.org> 10/27 10:03 AM >>>
> Marxists have no crystal ball, Mao observed,
and those who insist that the present must not be challenged except in the name of a "plan" that persuades, they are simply supporting the present and all its horrors.>

This is an excellent, concise expression of the translation of "marxism" into an apology for tyranny. A message of pure negativity seeks a marriage with overwhelming force for the sake of imposing . . . what? If you ask, you're the enemy.

Fascism 101, folks.


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