[Marxism] There did exist a state in Latin America (two)

Yoshie Furuhashi critical.montages at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 12:36:23 MDT 2006


On 7/29/06, Nestor Gorojovsky <nestorgoro at fibertel.com.ar> wrote:
> > There were also efforts to unify the separate states which came out
> > after Ottoman and european colonization; e.g. the creation of the
> > "United Arab Republic" of Egypt, Syria, and Iraq, which didn't last
> > long,
>
> And this is why I insist in that the Arab nation is somehow more
> advanced, on its road to completion, than the Latin American Nation.
> We are still recognizing ourselves as a unity in the making, the
> Arabs are fully conscious of that unity.  That's an enormous step
> ahead, and the role of Hugo Chávez in all this drama is precisely
> that he is helping Latin Americans in this essential, Bolivarian,
> task.

Sometimes, I think it's better to accomplish the same task in the
Middle East under the sign not of the Arab nation but of Islam.
Compare the fates of Jews of Iraq and Iran:
<http://www.forgetbaghdad.com/> vs.
<http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/pourzal280706.html>.

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Yoshie
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