[Marxism] Re: anti-semitism and Israel
minnows at connexus.net.au
Wed Apr 21 02:42:48 MDT 2004
A final note on this topic. I will look out for the aforementioned radio
3CR dossier (I don't personally have a copy) and see if there's anything
particularly eyebrow-raising or otherwise noteworthy to post to the
list. Otherwise I think other comrades here have posted a few web links
to follow up.
Obviously most contemporary Zionists find the idea of Nazi-Zionist
collaboration repugnant, which it is (was), but that doesn't mean it
The fact that it is swept under the carpet by most of contemporary
Zionism is perhaps a function of the way Zionism relies so heavily on
the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis to bolster it's claims to
Israel (the notion that Jews must have their own state because others
are inherently racist towards Jews).
As to "left" Zionists -- Australia has a great history of "leftists" in
the labour movement like William Lane, Henry Lawson, and Arthur Calwell
whose racism was appalling, despite (at least in Lane's case) their
adherence to some sort of socialism and class struggle. I think Jack
London may have had, or developed a similar labour chauvinism in the US.
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