Re: [OPE-L] Who is now at the WSF in Venezuela?

From: michael a. lebowitz (mlebowit@SFU.CA)
Date: Wed Jan 25 2006 - 22:37:30 EST

pretty chaotic here. The march was probably larger but I was too busy
trying to undo some scheduling disasters to check. I am reminded why
my instinct has been to stay away from these things (violated last
year and this). lots of usual suspects here./m

At 17:39 25/01/2006, you wrote:
>The first reports on the World Social Forum meetings in
>Caracas are beginning to come in.  It started with a
>massive rally --  the BBC put the number at 10,000,
>but from what I read elsewhere 67,000 have registered
>for the conference and according to other reports 100,000
>are expected so I suspect that the BBC has under-reported
>the numbers at the march.  In a related story,  4 Brazilian
>students, sadly, died in a traffic accident on their way to
>the conference.
>Another BBC article (with not-so-good content) has the
>catchy title:
>"Caracas excels as Left-Wing Haven"
>This leads me to wonder:
>Who on the list (besides Mike L and John H, who I guess are
>talking about the Paris Commune)  are now in Caracas?
>To those listmembers at the WSF: please keep as posted
>(no pun intended) on developments there?
>In solidarity, Jerry

Michael A. Lebowitz
Professor Emeritus
Economics Department
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5A 1S6

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