It is good for Marxmail to publish this post. The crisis of the times demands a strong, and perhaps a new left, even as Marxism, however dated in the view of some, has some key contributions to make. The issue of 9/11 needs to be reconsidered by a large public but unfortunately the scandal would be so colossal the whole government could hardly live it down. That 9/11 was deliberate and created a war on terror that has been downright gennocidal in the middle east is a sentence pronounced on American democracy which needs to recreate itself sooner or later, now sooner: soon.
(We have suggested our DMNC model here).
The issue of marxism is not so hard, easy to repair, and in any case Marx himself refused to get specific as we now see the time has come to get specific. We need a new democracy and that requires socialism.
As noted, I brought the issue of 9/11 (and marxist theory) to the Marxmail listserv and was just on the verge of initiating a much-needed discussion of the dismal reign of propaganda on the subject…