[OPE] Just published in SOCIALISM AND DEMOCRACY: 'Marxism, Conspiracy, and 9-11'

From: Paul Zarembka <zarembka@buffalo.edu>
Date: Sat Jul 31 2010 - 21:24:58 EDT

I am pleased to report that the article entitled 'Marxism, Conspiracy,
and 9-11', authored by David MacGregor (Kings University College,
University of Western Ontario) and myself has just been published in
SOCIALISM AND DEMOCRACY, vol. 24, no. 2, July 2010, pp. 139-163. The
unpublished abstract reads:

      "While left commentators typically agree on the convenience for
the U.S. ruling class of the outcomes of 9-11, such as the occupation of
Afghanistan and Iraq and the demonization of the wider Muslim world,
many are unwilling to question whether the attacks actually conformed to
officially validated accounts. After recalling a prescient comment by
Adam Smith that capitalist interests habitually engage in secret
combinations, this article discusses Karl Marx’s account of the hidden
machinations behind the rise of Louis Bonaparte - an understanding now
widely accepted but not at the time - as the single most important
presentation of Marx’s view of the political dimension. We then turn to
the work of Peter Dale Scott regarding the JFK assassination and his
resulting presentation of ‘deep politics’. The article thus becomes
prepared to review evidence about 9-11, evidence that has cast
significant doubt toward the official version. The authors give
particular attention to the collapses of three WTC buildings, the
numerous war games that were scheduled for the same day, and the
evidence regarding the identities of the alleged hijackers. The authors
also note how Marxist theory contends that the state operates in the
interest of the dominant economic class, yet has failed in including an
articulated conceptual distinction between acts of the state that are
public and open to direct investigation, and those that are concealed,
secret, and indeed conspiratorial."

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