Friday, December 06, 2002

Dictatorship of the Proletariat?-Things are starting to get interesting in Venezuela as the general strike's starting to kick in; the national oil company's having to stop shipments and tankers in route out of Venezuela have staged a float-in, dropping anchor and not proceeding to their ports. Fill up your gas tank, for that's going to jack oil prices up. Here's an interesting paragraph from the BBC coverage.
While manual laborers still tend to support Mr Chavez, parts of the country are being brought to a standstill by his opponents in business and white-collar jobs.
Oh, those pesky bourgeoisie getting in the way of the Bolivarian revolution!

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