[Marxism] From an interview with Gilbert Achcar

Yoshie Furuhashi critical.montages at gmail.com
Sat Aug 5 06:40:35 MDT 2006


On 8/5/06, Sayan Bhattacharyya <ok.president+marxmail at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/5/06, Yoshie Furuhashi <critical.montages at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/4/06, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> posted:
> > >Iran is not a Muslim equivalent of Venezuela.
>
> > But who has ever made such a suggestion except me, the President of
> > Venezuela, the Wall Street Journal and other business papers?  :->
>
> Chavez may have his own reasons for asserting this (he needs allies)
> and so do the business papers (they want to scare-monger more
> effectively by linking two "scary" (to them) things together). So that
> probably leaves, effectively, only *you*, Yoshie, as the only
> disinterested/neutral person who's saying this.

If that were the case, I'd take it as a compliment, since apparently
what I said had the power to compel all these leftists to go out of
their way to deny the comparison, write open letters to Chavez
counseling against it, etc.  :->

-- 
Yoshie
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