[Marxism] what is Antiwar.com?
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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