[Marxism] Fwd: The Chavez Doctrine or Revolutionary Socialism?
lnp3 at panix.com
Fri Oct 30 11:22:26 MDT 2015
On 10/30/15 1:13 PM, Ralph Johansen via Marxism wrote:
> Louis Proyect wrote
> (Interesting article but have no idea why the author refers to Chavez as "identifying as a Trotskyist".)
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trotskyism: Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez declared himself to be a Trotskyist during his swearing in of his cabinet two days before his own inauguration on 10 January 2007
> a.. BBC News, Chavez accelerates on path to socialism, Nathalie Malinarich, accessed online 19 June 2007
Chavez once said that he was for "permanent revolution". What he meant
by that is difficult to say since he certainly never acted on that belief.
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