Congratulations on Doug's counterspin appearance

Charles Brown CharlesB at
Sat Mar 25 11:12:18 PST 2000

Zizek seems pretty superficial from the discussions of him on this list.


>>> Stephen E Philion <philion at> 03/24/00 06:23PM >>>

Carrol, We agree on a lot, but on this one, uh uh. Doug's attachment to Zizek is far more profound since Zizek is far more profound than Henry.

One doesn't have to share Doug's excitement about Zizek to reject your comparision btw.


On Fri, 24 Mar 2000, Carrol Cox wrote:

> We have the melancholy spectable on marxism and on lbo that
> on each a first-rate political intelligence abases itself by admiration
> for an intellectual and political nonentity: I mean Lou's attachment to
> Henry, Doug's attachment to Zizek.
> Carrol
> Doug Henwood wrote:
> > Chris Doss wrote:
> >
> > >Somebody over on the marxism list (I ain't namin' no names) just
> > >called Doug Henwood a "Fifth Columnist for the bourgeoisie." So
> > >much for the revolutionary tribunal.
> >
> > Gosh. And my fortune cookie just said "Good things are being said about you."
> >
> > Doug

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