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Fine article, just one disagreement:

On 2018/08/09 05:55 PM, John Reimann via Marxism wrote
... socialism in one country is impossible.
That even goes for an industrialized one, never mind one like Zimbabwe.

After three decades of intense structural adjustment, poor Zimbabwe is nearly completely deindustrialized today. But in 1980 it had the third highest industry/GDP ratio in the world, behind only South Korea and Germany. Gory details of the subsequent demise: http://ccs.ukzn.ac.za/files/Bond%20Zimbabwe's%20Long%20Economic%20Crisis.pdf


On 2018/08/09 06:46 PM, Louis Proyect via Marxism wrote:
... I am not sure what possibilities the metalworkers union has but it sounds like it might signal a rebirth of Marxism in South Africa. Let's cross our fingers.

Here are some pros and cons, done about 18 months ago:
https://www.pambazuka.org/democracy-governance/african-labour-and-social-militancy-marxist-framing-and-revolutionary-movement

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