[A-List] RCP [USA]: On Revolutionaries in the Anti-war Movement
Annewilliamson at msn.com
Wed Dec 18 04:13:49 MST 2002
> SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
> On Revolutionaries in the Anti-war Movement
> By the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA
> >From the days after September 11 -- when it became clear that the U.S.
> government was using these events to embark on a whole program to forcibly
> recast the power relations on the planet -- our Party began a serious
> to unite with others to build the kind of movement that could rise to
> historic and unprecedented challenges. We recognized the need for new
> alliances, drawing on the creativity and commitment of people from many
> different political perspectives. And we put forward our ideas on what we
> thought this movement needed to be.
Not being familiar with the personalities and squabbles of this corner of
left, I can't really comment on liberal red-baiting, other than to say it's
since the RCP is at least active and - by the rhetoric in this retort -
important work. I hope they are sincere. Back when the Clintonites were
slipping NATO enlargement through with almost no debate, I contacted Ramsey
Clark's group to suggest to them that since there were many on the right who
agreed with them on enlargement (including the perfectly awful Frank
possibly there could be some fruitful collaboration. Sadly, I got a "we
your sort around here" message. It was all quite dispiriting. -A.
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