[Marxism] re Story circulating re Venezuela

michael a. lebowitz mlebowit at sfu.ca
Fri Apr 21 18:29:46 MDT 2017


Yes, my understanding is that by Venezuelan standards and in contrast to 
the advance publicity, the 'mother of all marches' fizzled (except in 
the external media)./m

On 4/21/2017 3:59 PM, Gary MacLennan wrote:
> Did the Day of the Right just simply fizzle out?  Workers armed is 
> something of a disincentive I suspect 😄
>
> comradely
>
> Gary
>
> On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 4:47 AM, michael a. lebowitz via Marxism 
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>     Ken H wrote:
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>     According to news accounts, Citgo, the Venezuelan oil company
>     donated $500,000.00 to the Trump inauguration fund.
>     It this story is true and if the bribe had led to loosening of
>     sanctions against Venezuela, we might have to accept that it was a
>     good use of Venezuelan money.
>     ken h
>     --
>     --No question about the accuracy of that citgo donation but the
>     story gets a bit murkier with the report of an additional 2/3s of
>     a million donated by a well-connected figure [Habboush] and the
>     subsequent access to the Trump government for talking about
>     dropping sanctions on Vzla:
>     http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/excess-trump-inauguration-cash-pairs-with-
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