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'Some sort of state'

Posted by: Stoller on October 01, 1999 at 11:13:57:

In Reply to: 'Socialist' however, is also a fairly meaningless word. posted by Nikhil Jaikumar on September 30, 1999 at 11:03:11:

:... you'd be hard pressed to find a politician who didn't believe in some sort of state...

Funny how the recent crop of neoliberal idealists flock around the idea of a stateless society, just one big 'free market' of free activity (with the occasional policeman to make sure that everyone respects property relations as they exist at this time). This is a capitalist fantasy of a world without laborers to bother them with their importunate demands I am sure.

'The state arises where, when and insofar as class antagonisms cannot be reconciled. And, conversely, the existence of the state proves that the class antagonisms are irreconcilable.'---Lenin.

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