Japan's economy in free fall

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Fri Sep 18 12:20:55 PDT 1998

Charles Brown wrote:

>Would you say it would have been possible
>to appropriate the bourgeoisie or
>make socialism at anytime in history ?
>1800? 1848? 1900? 1950 ? Is
>the unimaginability of socialism new
>with the situation in 1998 ? Has socialism
>ever been imaginable ? Can you imagine
>it being imaginable in the future ?
>If it was imaginable at another time
>how do you imagine it then ? Then
>we can extrapolate to 1998.

There were mass workers movements and mass radical parties then - there aren't now. This is square 1 time.


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