cop shows, postmodernism and all that

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Mon Feb 8 08:56:22 PST 1999

Carl Remick wrote:

>Butler fans, reflect on this for a moment: "Capital trembles in its
>boots every time the name Judith Butler is mentioned." Notice how
>ludicrous that sounds? But substitute the words "Karl Marx" for "Judith
>Butler" and you have a real statement. Marx has scared the bejeezus out
>of capitalists for well over a century -- even now -- because he was not
>only brilliant but could, in his essential message, be understood.

Oh yes, and Marx. Did you ever read the Grundrisse? I love that damn book, but clear it ain't.


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