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Is Hugo Chavez truly a socialist?

By Aleksander Boyd

London 17.06.06 | The International Socialist thinks not; The International Labour Organization thinks not; Spain's PSOE thinks not; most French and Italian socialists think not; Englands Labour Government thinks not; Liberal Democrat wannabe-president John Kerry thinks not; the entire panoply of Venezuela's Left thinks not; Why then are some around still peddling such a preposterous line? And more importantly where do the leftist credentials of the very few infatuated advocates of Chavez stand considering the militaristic nature of the character and its regime?

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