[Marxism] Irrational Exuberance

Daniel Denvir daniel.denvir at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 09:05:22 MDT 2008

Wow. I didn't realize that there were Marxists that supported Lula.

I suggest that anyone curious about Latin American social movement's
perspectives on Brazil check out

There are articles in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 9:58 AM, Ruthless Critic of All that Exists
<ok.president+marxml at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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