[Marxism] what is Antiwar.com?

David Quarter davidquarter at sympatico.ca
Wed Jun 9 11:51:51 MDT 2004

Date sent:      	Wed, 09 Jun 2004 10:24:55 -0400
From:           	Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com>

> Mark Lause wrote:
> > If, with the end of the Cold War, they have enough backbone to oppose
> > the war, it is a good day for those of us who have done so more
> > consistently.  Not just Nader...but all of us...should be talking with
> > them.

Louis Proyect responds: 
> I should mention that the soft left is outraged that Counterpunch 
> collaborates with these elements. It has published Republican 
> Congressman Ron Paul numerous times as well as a member of a 
> conservative thinktank whose name I can't recall. However, the articles 
> are strictly limited to criticisms of the Bush administration.

Well, here we go then... The soft left is outraged, so everyone else 
should be similarly outraged. 

> Frankly, if I were a co-editor of Counterpunch, I wouldn't cultivate 
> these ties. In the past, I have been critical of Cockburn's shmoozing 
> with militia types.

That's why you're *not* the co-editor of Counterpunch. You do 
enough censorsing on this list - thank you 

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