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  September 2000: Vladimir Putin and the Current Stage of the Stalinist Counterrevolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Revolution or counterrevolution is required to ensure the destruction of the old state apparatus so that it can make way for the new.
That the picture looks bleak and counterrevolution is gathering strength is undeniable (Putin is a crucial figure here), but so far it is without the social weight, adequate alternative state structures, or the accumulated capital to carry it through.
This counterrevolution is being driven forward by the dominant sections of the old state bureaucracy that attempts to transform itself into a new capitalist class by looting the socialized sectors.
www.socialistaction.org /news/200009/putin.html   (2372 words)

 VHeadline.com - Alan Woods: Theses on revolution and counterrevolution in Venezuela   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Having twice defeated the counterrevolution, the revolution is faced with a new and furious offensive.
Managers who side with the counterrevolution and sabotage production, must be given an ultimatum: either desist from such activities and serve the people, or be dismissed with loss of pension and all other rights.
By these means the counterrevolution is trying to undermine support for the government, which it blames for the results of its own sabotage.
www.vheadline.com /readnews.asp?id=21268   (5342 words)

 H-Net Review: Kirwin Shaffer on The Cuban Counterrevolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Building on Marx and historical materialism, he argues that a counterrevolution is the natural result of a revolution, so in Cuba this means that counterrevolutionaries are "the antithesis of this ideological position" of nationalism, anti-imperialism and socialism (p.
Most members of the counterrevolution's early decades were also members of Cuba's native elite, which had long submitted to and benefited from materially the country's dependence on the United States.
This meant that the counterrevolution had to be launched from foreign soil, i.e., the United States.
www.h-net.msu.edu /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=243231033928242   (2264 words)

 Theses on revolution and counterrevolution in Venezuela
7) The programme of the counterrevolution is a mixture of lies, fraud and hypocrisy.
In general, the prevailing mood is unfavourable to the counterrevolution.
The class balance of forces is still favourable to the revolution and unfavourable to the counterrevolution.
www.marxist.com /Latinam/theses__revolution_venezuela.html   (4993 words)

 Guest Comment on NRO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The American Revolution created a stable republic that has lasted more than two centuries, and is now threatened by a counterrevolution, led by Al Gore and his allies.
No wonder this counterrevolution is led by those who want the federal government to meddle in every aspect of our lives.
It would be one of history's most bitter ironies if we were to succumb to the counterrevolution less than a generation after destroying the Soviet Empire, freedom's most monstrous enemy.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment121100a.shtml   (981 words)

 Managing the Counterrevolution - The United States and Guatemala   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In practice this meant the U.S. support of brutal Guatemalan leaders and the construction of a “parallel government”: a bureaucracy composed of U.S. economic and military advisers that undergirded the Guatemalan government.
The results of this U.S.-managed “counterrevolution” for Guatemala were disastrous.
It is extremely well written and researched and should succeed in provoking a serious reappraisal among diplomatic historians about the usefulness of applying a Cold War framework to every aspect of America’s post–World War II foreign policy.
www.ohiou.edu /oupress/managingcounterreview.htm   (436 words)

 The Monetarist Counterrevolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The majority view of the monetarist counterrevolution was shaped while it was ongoing by Harry Johnson's Ely Lecture, "The Keynesian Revolution and the Monetarist Counterrevolution" (Johnson, 1971).
Johnson saw the monetarist counterrevolution as a true intellectual revolution--one that renders the previous literature obsolete, irrelevant, and uninteresting as the post-revolutionary generation focuses on new issues and dismisses the old questions and answers as badly posed or simply incoherent.
Johnson also--relatively cynically--saw the monetarist counterrevolution as the triumph not of new evidence (or a reevalution of old evidence) but as the triumph of misleading rhetoric, and was not sure that it reflected an advance in knowledge.
www.j-bradford-delong.net /TotW/counterrev.html   (4220 words)

 Counterrevolution, regicide, and the Reign of Terror (from French Revolution) --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Counterrevolution, regicide, and the Reign of Terror (from French Revolution) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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 Politics & Economics of Counterrevolution - Russia: A Capitalist Dystopia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Yeltsin, for example, the historic leader of capitalist counterrevolution, was of course a former CPSU bureaucrat.
The “democratic rights” provided by the counterrevolution are worth little to the tens of millions crushed under poverty, homelessness, hunger and disease.
Even Boris Yeltsin, the historic leader of the counterrevolution, needed guarantees of political protection for himself and his family before handing the reins over to Vladimir Putin.
www.bolshevik.org /1917/no24/USSR_Article.html   (8654 words)

 Dolan, The Foundations of Modern Austrian Economics, Lachmann, Austrian Economics in the Age of the Neo-Ricardian ...
We can, however, perhaps agree with them on several points: that general equilibrium is a precarious notion; that in reality it could never be attained; and that events taking place on the path to equilibrium must shape its final constellation.
Austrian economists must evidently establish themselves as a third force outside the counterrevolution and the neoclassical establishment against which it is directed.
Second, at times in the course of the counterrevolution, both sides present arguments with unmistakably Austrian implications of which their authors may be quite unaware.
www.econlib.org /library/NPDBooks/Dolan/dlnFMA14.html   (2470 words)

 Venezuela between revolution and counterrevolution
The way to defeat the counterrevolution is not through individual shoot-outs but through the actions of the masses themselves.
But the fact is that the only way to prevent a civil war is by taking decisive action against the counterrevolution and arming the people.
As for the army, it is already divided between the majority that is on the side of the people, and a minority of elements who have been bought by the counterrevolution.
www.marxist.com /Latinam/venezuela_rev_and_counterrev.html   (2654 words)

 Hands Off Venezuela - The recall referendum in Venezuela: A crushing blow to the counterrevolution
The counterrevolution cannot afford to appear publicly in its real guise, but must disguise itself as “true democracy”, even though its real aim is to install a dictatorship in Venezuela.
On previous occasions when the masses defeated the counterrevolution there was a golden opportunity to carry through the revolution to the end and finish the power of the oligarchy once and for all.
The inevitable result was a new offensive of the counterrevolution.
www.handsoffvenezuela.org /recall_referendum_venezuela.htm   (5893 words)

 COUNTERREVOLUTION IN NAMIBA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The American view of war is generally incompatible with the characteristics and demands of counterrevolution.
But such terms reemphasize that there is no certainty in counterrevolutionary war except that it is usually protracted and expensive in blood and treasure.
In addition to the usual problems of a counterrevolution, the South Africans were obliged to create an "incumbent" government to benefit from moderate reforms and give the South African part of the conflict a logical place to end.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/apj/apj87/owen.html   (4032 words)

 Monthly Review: Counterrevolution: the Greek example - response to John Newsinger, author of "Counterrevolution: The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Counterrevolution: the Greek example - response to John Newsinger, author of "Counterrevolution: The Malayan Example", Monthly Review, Feb 94
I read with great interest and no little emotion your article "Counterrevolution: The Malayan Example" in the February 1994 issue of Monthly Review.
In Greece, during the Second World War, the British had to some extent, allied themselves with the National Liberation Front (NLF), which was created, organized, and directed mainly by the CPG.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1132/is_n5_v46/ai_15875778   (742 words)

 Revolution and Counterrevolution
I note with interest Pat Buchanan’s fine appreciation in his new book, The Death of the West, of the roles of Antonio Gramsci and the so-called "Frankfurt School" in bringing it about that the society-wreckers of the 60s are society’s rulers today (after the "long march through the institutions").
The third would be to mobilize by propaganda the forces of hatred.
If we are to drive the Flaming Jerks out of the high places of our politics and culture, that is, out of federal office, out of the bureaucracies, out of the media, out of "Hollywood," and even to a considerable extent out of the churches, then we certainly need to do something.
www.lewrockwell.com /orig2/white3.html   (787 words)

 Art in an Age of Counterrevolution, 1815û1848 by Albert Boime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This long-awaited third volume in the Social History of Modern Art series continues to challenge, as did previous volumes, conventional narratives of art history by upholding its premise that art cannot be divorced from its political and cultural moment.
Here, once more, Albert Boime produces an authoritative history of the development of visual culture amidst its full historical context, demonstrating the powerful role played by the artists and art of Romanticism amid the seething social dynamics of the time.
He is the author of fourteen books, including Art in an Age of Revolution, 1750û1800; Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800û1815; and The Art of Macchia and the Risorgimento, all published by the University of Chicago Press.
www.press.uchicago.edu /News/0408boimeprs.html   (227 words)

 Revolution and Counterrevolution in Venezuela
They have to start doing things for themselves, with local government in a support role," says Freddie Bernal, the mayor of large low-income district Libertador and one of Chavez' most trusted aides.
The revolution is real, but so is the counterrevolution.
The atmosphere of high tension in Caracas reminds one of Santiago in 1973, when the elite and the middle class were massing in the streets demanding the ouster of the "dictatorial" government of Salvador Allende which had allegedly introduced "the politics of hate" in a once pacific country.
www.focusweb.org /publications/2002/revolution-couterrevolution.html   (1858 words)

 Let the Counterrevolution Begin [Free Republic]
Without any such alternative, Americans may continue to sink into undissenting submission as their country nudges ever closer to an eventual war with China or a possible nuclear conflict over Central Asia.
A frontal assault on American imperialism may trigger a long-overdue counterrevolution at home.
It's a "counterrevolution" like previous ones have been.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3a7228876e26.htm   (1352 words)

 Excerpt from "Cold War and Counterrevolution: The Foreign Policy of John F. Kennedy" by Walton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Excerpt from "Cold War and Counterrevolution: The Foreign Policy of John F. Kennedy" by Walton
Kennedy, after the humiliation of the Bay of Pigs, looked and saw around him a hostile and threatening world.
Even though planning was begun in his administration, Eisenhower was a careful man, and even if he had been prepared to entertain the plan in principle, he almost certainly would have dismissed it as absurd in practice.
www.historyofcuba.com /history/baypigs/jfk-3.htm   (436 words)

 Workers World [Sam Marcy]: Revolution and counterrevolution in Czechoslovakia (Dec. 7, 1989)
The capitalist press has published millions of jubilant words in articles, columns and headlines on the events in Eastern Europe, particularly in Czechoslovakia.
Notwithstanding the errors made by the Czechoslovak CP, the key factor in the current situation is the encouragement and support the Gorbachev administration has given to the rightwing.
What is happening in Czechoslovakia at this moment might have been avoided had it not been for the intervention of the Gorbachev regime, which opened wide the gates of counterrevolution in Poland and Hungary.
www.workers.org /marcy/cd/sam89/1989html/s891207.htm   (2029 words)

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The only way that Modernists will tolerate the Traditional Mass is according to conditions which will cripple the Catholic counterrevolution and, thus, remove any blockade from the path of the wrecking machine which is ramming the walls and the foundations of the Church into dust.
They’ll give permission for its use only if it is understood that it is subservient to the Novus Ordo, and only so long as all Traditionalists endorse the liturgical revolution and the Spirit of the Second Vatican Council in every regard.
Victory Through Defeat Tragic as it is to admit, the human element of Christ’s divine institution has become feebly counterproductive in the latter part of this century.
www.traditio.com /tradlib/counter.txt   (4776 words)

 The End of the Counterrevolution? The Politics of Economic Adjustment in Kuwait -- Yahya Sadowski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Over the last 50 years, a massive infusion of petro-dollars enabled the new monarchies of the Gulf to engage in impressive experiments in counterrevolution.
During the 1970s, King Feisal of Saudi Arabia attempted to preserve the traditional social hierarchy of his country by modernizing without industrializing.
A decade earlier, the Shah of Iran staged a preemptive strike against demands for change by launching his own "white revolution." Yet the most successful counterrevolution program in the Gulf was the massive and successful program of the al-Sabah dynasty in Kuwait to preserve its power by building the region's first modern welfare state.
www.brook.edu /dybdocroot/Views/Articles/Sadowski/1997MER.htm   (2412 words)

 Beyond Kimpton's Counterrevolution -- The College as Advocate of Curricular Innovation and Debate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
of 1953–1958 the colleagues who survived Kimpton’s counterrevolution and who esteemed the comprehensive, prescriptive aura of the early 1950s Faust-Ward version of general education sought to salvage as much as possible.
In a private letter to Kimpton in 1958 the historian William McNeill called for a complete rethinking of the College’s general-education curriculum, but in fact this was not to happen.
I wish you a happy, productive, self-confident, and collegial academic year, and, as always, I thank you for your strong support of the work of the College.
www.uchicago.edu /docs/education/continuity-change/view2d.html   (2501 words)

 Commentary Magazine - Religion in America; counterrevolution; defense; the peace process; etc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Religion in America; counterrevolution; defense; the peace process; etc.
...Louis, Missouri Counterrevolution To THE EDITOR OF COMMENTARY: Norman Podhoretz, in his "Comes the Counterrevolution" [January], is correct to include "making appointments on the basis of race and gender" as part of Clinton's first mistake...
...But while "most Americans" have wised up and joined the "counterrevolution," 81 percent of Jews are stuck in a time warp, still stubbornly believing that if they would only be nice enough, their enemies would like them: a surefire recipe for self-destruction...
www.commentarymagazine.com /Summaries/V99I4P4-1.htm   (11371 words)

 Counterrevolution: U.S. Foreign Policy by Edward Boorstein, Regula Boorstein at Questia Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Counterrevolution: U.S. Foreign Policy by Edward Boorstein, Regula Boorstein at Questia Online Library
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www.questia.com /library/book/counterrevolution-us-foreign-policy-by-edward-boorstein-regula-boorstein.jsp   (1985 words)

 The 1996 Internet Counterrevolution: Power, Information, and the Mass Media
This paper explores the manner in which the Internet is becoming more commercialized as mass media providers make major investments into marketing their online presence while producing sophisticated home pages within the World Wide Web and commercial online services such as CompuServe and America Online.
If the first half of the 1990s was the soil in which the Internet social revolution was planted, the second half will sprout the counterrevolution.
The Internet media counterrevolution now under way is largely tied to its expanding ability to provide increasingly complex content.
www.isoc.org /isoc/whatis/conferences/inet/96/proceedings/e3/e3_1.htm   (3741 words)

 Managing the Counterrevolution - The United States and Guatemala   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Yet we know far more about the 1954 coup itself than its aftermath.
This book uses the concept of “counterrevolution” to trace the Eisenhower administration’s efforts to restore U.S. hegemony in a nation whose reform governments had antagonized U.S. economic interests and the local elite.
Comparing the Guatemalan case to U.S.-sponsored counterrevolutions in Iran, the Dominican Republic, Brazil, and Chile reveals that Washington’s efforts to roll back “communism” in Latin America and elsewhere during the Cold War represented in reality a short-term strategy to protect core American interests from the rising tide of Third World nationalism.
www.ohiou.edu /oupress/managingcounterrev.htm   (178 words)

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