[lbo-talk] Arab Spring: The Libyan Remix

Marv Gandall marvgand at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 13:53:07 PDT 2011

On 2011-08-28, at 2:42 PM, Doug Henwood wrote:

> On Aug 28, 2011, at 2:02 PM, Marv Gandall wrote:
>> BTW, I would be surprised if Fidel or any other Cuban leader would use the formulation "authoritarian repressive state" to describe what they see as a people's democracy or proletarian dictatorship where the masses have more say than in a liberal democracy. Did Tariq actually attribute this expression to Fidel verbatim or via Chavez or has the term been employed here by Doug in the context of the present thread?
> No, that's my phrasing (and I'm pretty Fidel-friendly, so don't take it for anti-Communism on my part)…

I didn't. :)

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