[Ted Grant] Syria - A reply to Kumar

We are resuming updates of the Ted Grant's archive this week with an important document which has never been published in electronic form: Syria - A reply to Kumar, written in the summer of 1978. In this internal discussion document Ted Grant analysed the process of the Syrian revolution in the 1960s and outlined the causes of its peculiar development, which gave rise to a regime of proletarian Bonapartism, where capitalism was abolished and the vast bulk of the economy was nationalised. The Syrian working class, however, needed to go through a political revolution in order to establish a genuine workers' democracy.

You  can also read the article in the Ted Grant Archive