[Marxism] Bolivian scholar denied visa to U.S.
Louis R Godena
louisgodena at ids.net
Mon Jul 24 08:29:11 MDT 2006
I, for one, hope he stays in Bolivia. Neither we, nor they, need another
comprador slavering ex-pat "left-wing" professor hectoring the masses on the
virtues of the Best Democracy in the World.
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From: "Louis Proyect" <lnp3 at panix.com>
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Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 9:36 AM
Subject: [Marxism] Bolivian scholar denied visa to U.S.
> Although Ari and President Morales share an Aymara ancestry, Ari's
> political views appear more moderate than those of Bolivia's outspoken
> chief executive. Ari says he has not joined the president's political
> party and has openly questioned some of his policies, even as he
> acknowledges that Morales has been a vivid symbol for the Americas'
> indigenous masses.
> Specifically, Ari has criticized Morales for allying himself with
> Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Cuba's Fidel Castro, the most
> high-profile U.S. adversaries in the hemisphere. Ari, who openly admires
> the freedoms and academic opportunities available in the United States,
> has urged closer U.S.Bolivian ties.
> "I would like President Morales . [to] work more for better relationships
> with other democracies of the world, including the largest democracy of
> the world," he said in a recent e-mail.
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