16/08/2018 by socialistfight
What Alan Gibson said in reply to Ian Donovan
Socialist Fight re-blogged my critique on their blog site and liked a comment by their member Ian D. – indicating that his comment represents their view as a group.
I reproduce Ian’s comment below along with a reply.
[Ian’s comment on my post]
I used to think like this. But there are problems with it because it gives too much confidence to the Stalinist regimes in saying that they act to defend the gains of the revolution.
The IBT holds the position that China, to this day, is a deformed workers state when in fact China is dominated by a billionaire capitalist class whose main political expression is the Chinese Communist Party. In China, the state is now an instrument for defending the billionaire class from the masses and though there is still a high level of statification in the economy, its utility is in defending the Chinese bourgeoisie…
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