Reports: Chavez Makes Marxism Mandatory

The Venezuelan government is reportedly pushing a plan to make four hours a week of training in Marxist ideology mandatory for all government employees, and students in government-funded schools. The public radio program Marketplace reported on April 19 that “the government of President Hugo Chavez is going to provideworkers with four hours of free classes each week — in Marxism.” A Spanish-language news report making the rounds on April 20 said the obligatory Marxist education will also be enforced for soldiers and employees of private industry. The Spanish newspaper Diario ABC reported on the plan to bring the Marxist education […]

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