. . . You have discovered the class struggle, or rather its reflection, in the ranks of the party.
The Crisis in the American Party: An Open Letter in Reply to Comrade Leon Trotsky, March 1940
. . . The imperialism of the bureaucratic-collectivist states is different from that of the capitalist states. But the economic motive forces behind the one are no less powerful than in the case of the other. Only ignoramuses – people who know nothing about history and nothing about Lenin's theory of imperialism – can conceive of imperialism as a phenomenon unique to capitalist society.Max Shachtman
. . . Neither Washington nor Moscow but the Third Camp of Independent Socialism!Max Shachtman