Re: [OPE] ['The Hankyoreh': Opinion Column] Third world financial order Dispatch from the International Political Economy Conference in Caracas

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Sun Oct 26 2008 - 07:21:45 EDT

on 2008-10-26 04:22 Paula wrote:
> I don't think the left should get involved in strengthening one bloc
> of capitalist nations against another. This kind of 'Third World
> solidarity' is divisive and very dangerous. What we need instead is
> solidarity between the peoples of all nations - a globalist, not a
> Third-Worldist, perspective.

I agree. I think there is a danger that this "Third-Worldism" has lead
to an ideological conflation of 'people' and 'states', and a form of
unprincipled moral relativism, among parts of the Left.

//Dave Z

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