Why do Louis and you, Michael take MRz
to task for reproducing an official Venezuelan gov't
piece. They didn't endorse it. I for one am glad they published
it, otherwise i would not have been aware of how f ..up Venezuelan
foreign policy is. On the other hand Chavez does describe the
Bolivarian revolution as a "Patriotic" revolution. That is what has
happened throughout the twentieth century: The Marxist cadre parties
have mobilized the masses around patriotic themes. The nationalist
consciousness is already there, instilled by the bourgeoisie; so
they take it over. "The Great Patriotic War," for example. What is
ultimately needed is proletarian consciousness. Cuba appears to
have had some success in developing a class consciousness that
transcends nationalism. In the U.S. one of the obstacles to true
working class consciousness is a labor movement that also appeals to
OK Venezuelan foreign policy is F .. up. What's next? Stop beating
a dead horse.
On 5/27/2011 7:45 PM, Michael wrote:
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type="cite">I doubt that many here will consider Louis Proyect a
liberal or soft on US imperialism, but he expresses very similar
concerns to those I have here.
you by Michael via Google Reader:
On November 2, 2009, MRZine published an article by National
Lawyers Guild president Marjorie Cohn that concluded: The U.S.
government should disclose the identities, fate, and current
whereabouts of all persons detained by the CIA or rendered to
foreign custody by the CIA since 2001. Those who ordered
renditions should be prosecuted. And the special [...]
can do from here: