[Marxism] Irrational Exuberance

Ruthless Critic of All that Exists ok.president+marxml at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 08:58:18 MDT 2008


On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 10:43 AM, Walter Lippmann
<walterlx at earthlink.net> wrote:

> What's irrational here? Brazil is doing very well.
>
> Is there something wrong with Brazil's progress?
> Viva Lula! Viva Fidel! Viva Raul! Long Live the
> Brazilian Workers Party! Viva Brazil!

I think the point of concern for Marxists here is that, if Brazil's
working class is really doing so well (the picture painted in the
article) even while Brazil is accommodating to neoliberalism, then (1)
either the picture painted is incorrect, or (2) Marxism is incorrect.




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