Re: [OPE] Farewell Venezuela![MESSAGE NOT SCANNED

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Date: Tue Feb 17 2009 - 06:40:23 EST

 Well, I am talking about the goal of socialism in its theoretical and practical sense.
Transition problems to socialism cannot be taken to justify capitalism whether in its conservative, liberal/neo-liberal and social democratic sense.



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From: Paul Cockshott <>
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Sent: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 12:35
Subject: Re: [OPE] Farewell Venezuela![MESSAGE NOT SCANNED] wrote: 

> Guatánamo is about to close after almost a decade of one of the 

> most intolerant and fundamentalist conservatives of USA, Jeorge Bush. 

> Socialism is about establishing a human society that removes any (even
> smallest) source of erecting Guatánamos. Socialism is about
> establishing a society that makes for the first time in the history of
> humanity positive liberties first possible. Negative liberties are not
> liberties at all. They are capitalist limits to human freedom.
> Socialism is about establishing of a society that makes in the
> history of humanity plurality of ideas for the first time possible. 

 Dogan you should be careful to distinguish statements of fact about
socialist countries from statements about the intentions of the
socialist movement historically. 


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