(OPE-L) Re: Paresh Chattopadhyay 'Capital, The Progenitor of Socialism'

From: glevy@PRATT.EDU
Date: Wed Dec 17 2003 - 07:28:53 EST

Mike L wrote:

Rather, it was a bit of information to add to
> the  material that Rakesh sent from Paresh and is, I think, a good
> indication of  where Paresh's reading of Marx has taken him. In the
> Preface to the new  edition of 'Beyond CAPITAL', I referred to this
> perspective as follows: 'Of  course, in one of those ironies that Marx
> would have appreciated, it was  possible to find conservatives of
> various hues quoting scriptures and  declaring that capitalism's
> successes and the failures of AES ['Actually  Existing Socialism"]
> confirmed that Marx was right.'

You're not actually suggesting that Paresh is a "conservative",
are you?

In solidarity, Jerry

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