[Marxism] US Left and Cartoon Crisis

steve heeren tzsche at shaw.ca
Sat Mar 4 10:22:22 MST 2006

Did anyone on this list read this article by James Petras? It was 
eye-opening to me but he seems to be saying that the tail (Israel) is 
wagging the dog (US Empire) Any of you have any fundamental disagreements 
with it (and not his other positions such as his hostility to Hugo Chavez' 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aaron" <listsubs at aarons.fastmail.fm>
To: <marxism at lists.econ.utah.edu>
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 6:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Marxism] US Left and Cartoon Crisis

|I tried to post this a few hours ago but it appears not to have gotten 
through, nor did I receive any error or rejection message. I'm repositing it 
as plain text -- leaving in only the URL and the start of the article -- to 
see if the list accepts it that way. If it is being screened by a moderator, 
maybe that person (Louis Proyect ?) will let me know what the proper 
procedure is.
| - Aaron
| >Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 15:53:29 -0800
| >To: <marxism at lists.econ.utah.edu>
| >From: Aaron <listsubs at aarons.fastmail.fm>
| >Subject: Re: [Marxism] US Left and Cartoon Crisis
| >
| >None of the other posts I've seen in this thread mention the 
Zionist/neocon elephant in the room. While I think Petras somewhat 
overstates the extent of Zionist influence over U.S. policy toward Arabs and 
Muslims -- and seems to imply that the U.S. might not be so bad without that 
influence -- his exposure of their role in this provocation is important.
| >
| >Since this mailing list seems to be averse to formatted text, it's 
probably best to click on the URL and ignore the text reprinted below it.
| >
| > - Aaron
| >
| ><http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=27388>
| >26-02-2006
| >The Caricatures in Middle East Politics
| >
| >James Petras and Robin Eastman-Abaya

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