Chomsky and Zinn on the Overthrow of Workers States
jpino at SPAMkent.edu
Sat Oct 14 11:39:34 MDT 2000
The same charge might be hurled at Howard Zinn, who, in a Z Magazine
interview just last year, hailed the downfall of the USSR as a positive
thing, because, "it eliminated a falso model of socialism."
Chomsky is a kind of cross between Ralph Nader and a cruise-missile
liberal. He has no clear idea of what kind of society we should have, other
than it would be "non-corporate", and he favors UN, ie US humanitarian
intervention.Zinn is an old New Left patriot.
>BUt do anarachist support Imperail state interventions, which this so
>obviously is? And why does Chonmsky, who denounced Serb apramilkitaries for
>years, accused he Serbs of atrocities (NOT the same way he talked about the
>KLA, by the way) - why does he now gloroify a putsch led by - paramilitaries?
>He is not, in my opinion an anarchist. He is a former critic of US policy
>who is now a semi-apologist.
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