[Marxism] Eduardo Galeano Disavows His Book ‘The Open Veins’ - NYTimes.com

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri May 23 18:45:02 MDT 2014

On 5/23/14 8:40 PM, Ernestleif via Marxism wrote:
> Open veins helped form me. As
> Did USA. If it's true then I'll miss EG!

I was hasty. The Galeano interview supported Chavez. I misread his irony.

I read Open Veins in 1967, after joining the SWP. Around the same time I 
read Malcolm X's autobiography and John Gerassi's "The Great Fear in 
Latin America". They were as formative as anything I would read by Marx 
et al.

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