Gun Boat Diplomacy or Law
abradley1 at SPAMbigpond.com
Fri May 4 06:45:52 MDT 2001
> From: Borba100 at aol.com
> I know little about the Philippines, but it seems obvious that a U.S.
> dominated faction has attacked Estrada because he was in some way not
> cooperative. At least, says the NY Times, the misguided Poor think
> so...The Times liked the attack on Estrada who shocked the Times by being
> Ordinary people liked him, thought him a defender of the poor, whether
> rightly or wrongly I don't know - but the point here is: this is THEIR
> opinion (even if it does not pass the "socialist" test of learned
> Westerners - - even if they are making a mistake this is THEIR mistake and
> THEY took to the streets.
In which case, we must ask why all the Philippines left and working class
organisations participated in the movement against him.
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