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Marxist “Reconstruction” Part Two

August 5, 2009
Al Benson Jr.

Naturally, a book telling the truth about “reconstruction” could not be permitted to stand unchallenged. That paragon of Marxist virtue, W. E. B. DuBois, published Black Reconstruction in America. It has been described in leftist circles as a “monumental study” which portrayed “reconstruction” as “an idealistic effort to construct a democratic, interracial political order from the ashes of slavery, as well as a phase in a prolonged struggle between capital and labor for control of the South’s economic resources.” (Foner) There’s a Marxist mouthful if ever there was one!

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