[lbo-talk] Arab Spring: The Libyan Remix

Bhaskar Sunkara bhaskar.sunkara at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 10:10:15 PDT 2011

A social movement didn't bring Chavez into power, no matter how much the myth of the Caracazo was invoked (a decade plus after the fact).

On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 4:46 PM, Dennis Redmond <metalslorg at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Somebody Somebody
> <philos_case at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > This is why Chavez, Morales, and Correa all have instituted
> > semi-autocracies already. As soon as they're voted out of
> > office, it's game over.
> This is not true. Powerful and democratic social movements brought all
> three leaders to power, and regular elections and popular
> mobilizations have kept them in power.
> -- DRR
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