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MEXICO: Is Marcos a Marxist?



Margaret Mackenzie writes: "The point of Marcos' arguing for indigenous right rather than being directly Marxist is most credible: that was how the Miskito Indians got caught in Nicaragua because Marxism had no conceptual place, let alone trust, of indigenous rights". I agree entirely. Even in the US, politics consists not of appeals to theories, but stress on grievances and promises, promises, promises.

Ronald Hilton - 3/19/01


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