[Marxism] Venezuela: Slave labour or just growing more food?

Gregory Adler gregadler502 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 01:50:57 MDT 2016


Yes I read the article and I thought it as likely that urban Venezuelan
workers were voluntarily keen to go till the soil
as it would be for you and the other leaders of SA in Australia to do so.
The serious point,  Stuart, is that there is a long history in the
socialist movement of we who live in comparative ease being all to ready to
accept that workers in "actually existing socialism" happily undergo all
sorts of crap that we never would and it always been poppycock and
dangerous poppycock at that.

























On Sat, Aug 13, 2016 at 5:01 PM, Stuart Munckton via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> I mean as much as anything, it severely overstates the actual power the
> Maduro government has if you imagine it has the capacity to force anyone
> who didn't want to to work in agriculture.
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> On 13 August 2016 at 16:59, Stuart Munckton <stuartmunckton at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> > Have you read the article? It just says that urban workers will receive
> > their existing pay if they work in agriculture. The bizarre throw away
> line
> > about Socialist Alliance leadership makes no sense.
> >
> >
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