Two moral Tartuffes on Motherjones
aymery at ix.netcom.com
Tue Jul 29 18:05:41 MDT 2003
Why, oh why does Mother Jones open its columns to David Rieff and
Todd Gitlin? And what's going on with "realism" vs. "internationalism?"
(note that David Rieff had an article in Sunday's NYT Magazine on
the sanctions against Iraq, "Were Sanctions Right?", in which he
writes snidingly about "tyrants" like....Castro, Mugabe, et al., and
concludes his venomous tirade thus: "If tragedy, as the German
philosopher Hegel said, is the conflict of two rights, then sanctions are
truly a tragedy."
But, why Mother Jones?
Goodbye, New World Order
The Bush administration's go-it-alone war has delivered the coup de
grâce to the idea of an international community. Now what?
By David Rieff
Goodbye, New World Order: Keep the Global Ideal Alive
Instead of shouting 'US Out,' those who opposed Washington's unilateral
war must get serious about creating an international vision of their
By Todd Gitlin
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