[Marxism] Tracking the evolution of former ex-leftists: Why???

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Tue Nov 8 19:42:51 MST 2005

>But Christopher Hitchens?  Marc Cooper? Are these people on the left? What's
>left of any of their leftitude and should they be of concern to people who
>discuss in terms of and self-identify as Marxist? I fail to see what that
>might be.
>Walter Lippmann

Hitchens and Cooper were and are connected with the Nation Magazine, which 
has a circulation of 184,296. It has an enormous influence on the left and 
it is therefore incumbent on us to know what its contributors are writing, 
especially when they are writing something harmful to the left. 

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