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[Xmca-l] Re: Erratic Marxists
And the Spanish civil war? Does that work as an example?
On 22 February 2015 at 17:08, mike cole <email@example.com> wrote:
> You may be correct, Andy. I am not being in the slightest ironic about
> choosing the word, optimism. The record for the last 100 years has been a
> little dim on the score of European (and American and...) workers come to
> each other's rescues across national borders when being ripped off by the
> economic arrangements they are a part of.
> My ignorance is too vast to permit an informed opinion... except on the
> danger's of self delusional feelings of entitlement by the entitled.
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 7:01 AM, Andy Blunden <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > mike cole wrote:
> >> ... If he is waiting for the European workers to come to the aid of
> >> Greece, Andy, he is more optimistic than I am. But that is my badly
> >> informed hunch.
> >> mike
> >> But that is the only way out. That has been Syriza's policy from the
> > beginning. I.e., they want to retain the Euro, they want to stay in the
> > but they refuse to wreck their own economy with Germany's austerity
> > which has also devastated the economies of other countries. Their aim is
> > change EU policies, not to do something different in Greece, as I
> > understand it.
> > Andy
> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
> that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
Carol A Macdonald Ph D (Edin)
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