[Marxism] Ahmadinejad, an Islamic Feminist (was Reflections on Iran)

Yoshie Furuhashi critical.montages at gmail.com
Fri Jul 21 14:56:03 MDT 2006

On 7/21/06, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
> >You are dodging the question: Why do Venezuelans who have more civil
> >liberties than Iranians still lack the right to abortion?  Why
> >shouldn't that be criticized, especially considering that Venezuela,
> >unlike Iran, says it is socialist?
> >--
> >Yoshie
> I don't have the same relationship to Venezuela that Walter Lippmann does
> so don't project your own special pleading for Ahmaninejad on me. Frankly,
> the only thing that socialists have going for themselves is their
> willingness to tell the truth about injustice.

Who's engaged in special pleading?  I'm telling the truth about FSLN,
FMLN, Venezuela, and Iran concerning abortion.  Why not acknowledge
the truth that women lack the right to abortion in all four cases?
Unless you care about the right to abortion only when it comes to
Iranian women?

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