The confessions of Donal R: a reply to Workers' Liberty 5

Submitted by martin on 23 April, 2011 - 5:17

A reply to Workers' Liberty 5.

"Sinn Fein is the only mass revolutionary body in Ireland, perhaps in the British Isles... It can seek, even despite itself, to operate a strategy of Permanent Revolution, to complete the tasks of the bourgeois revolution over and above that of Irish unity by combining them with Transitional Demands...

"Where does this leave Federalism? The answer is in tactics rather than principle... Nobody really knows how Ulster Protestant consciousness will respond to an Irish Socialist Revolution. It may be necessary to allow the community some form of autonomy for their territory... A secular state is probably a better guarantee of equal rights..."

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