[OPE-L:2801] RE: socialism and planning

Paul Cockshott (wpc@cs.strath.ac.uk)
Tue, 6 Aug 1996 15:05:09 -0700 (PDT)

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>I would go further to say that the attempts by some (Maurice Dobb comes to
>mind) to "prettify" the realities of "socialism" have been a great
>disservice to the credibility of Marxists.

Paul C:
Give poor Maurice a break. What has really discredited socialism has been
the flood of former marxists from Roemer to Kornai who line up proclaiming
that there is no alternative to the market.

First rule of politics, never appologise.

Paul Cockshott (wpc@cs.strath.ac.uk)