[Marxism] Michael Perelman, International Economist Manqué

Greg McDonald gregmc59 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 15:37:07 MDT 2010


I know for a fact that George Schultz has a tattoo of a tiger on his buttocks.


Greg


On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 5:16 PM, michael perelman
<michael at ecst.csuchico.edu> wrote:

> I see that PBS is going to broadcast a review of the world of George
> Shultz. I fear that they will leave out the time that Schulz was
> interested in promoting my career. While Secretary of State under Ronald
> Reagan, Schultz's son, Alex, took a class from me. At first I knew him
> only as a very good and personable student. Later, I discovered his
> family ties.
>
> Knowing that the sins of the father should not fall on the son, I always
> had fun feelings for Alex. One day after returning from vacation, Alex
> told me that he had a number of arguments with his father based on ideas
> he picked up in my class.  He told me that at one point his father
> responded, "that  man should not be teaching in this country."  Knowing
> Shultz's position as Secretary of State, I awaited a call. Was I going
> to be made ambassador to France?  Or perhaps advising the world a
> rational method of organizing society.
>
> After a few seconds, I began to realize that no such offer was on the
> horizon. I would more good remaining in Chico with the opportunity to
> other enlighten children of the power elite.
>
> I never heard from Alex after he left Chico. I wish them the best and
> hope that did not get entangled in the dark networks of Hoover, Bechtel,
> or the other nefarious organizations with which his father associated.
>
> --
> Michael Perelman
> Economics Department
> California State University
> Chico, CA
> 95929
>
> 530 898 5321
> fax 530 898 5901
> http://michaelperelman.wordpress.com




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