Mbeki and human rights

Jose G. Perez jgperez at SPAMfreepcmail.com
Sun Dec 19 07:54:30 MST 1999



Granma says it's a fake and a fraud, which is good enough for me, that the
amount actually "canceled" is a pittance. Generally NONE of these operations
ever seek to provide debt relief to third world nations; they provide risk
relief to first-world banks.

José

-----Original Message-----
From: George Pennefather <poseidon at eircom.net>
To: marxism at lists.panix.com <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Date: Saturday, December 18, 1999 3:42 PM
Subject: Re: Mbeki and human rights


>Has anyone got views on Britain and the US decision to cancel 3rd world
debt. Are
>bourgeois govs being kind and  generous --is it as good as it looks?
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>Warm regards
>George Pennefather
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>Be free to check out our Communist Think-Tank web site at
>http://homepage.eircom.net/~beprepared/
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>I see the demand for the cancellation of the Third World debt as similar to
>workers demanding wage rises - it ain't gonna change the world or even make
>life all that much better than it is, but these are demands by the
>exploited and oppressed *against* the power of capital and they open up the
>way for some improvements in life conditions and for further struggle.
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>Philip Ferguson
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