[Marxism] Redbaiting on the left
killakai at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 21:55:05 MDT 2009
I was under the impression that he was referring to the bombardment of Iraq
during the last year or so of his presidency that went virtually unreported
in mainstream US media. I didn't see anyone protesting it, but I knew most
people had no clue it was happening.
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:41 PM, Eli Stephens <elishastephens at hotmail.com>wrote:
> "When another liberal, Bill Clinton went to war from the air, there was no
> anti-war movement in the streets or in his party's ranks to oppose him."
> I realize that was a quote from David Horowitz, but I'd guess it reflects a
> more wider-spread misconception. In fact, there was very much an anti-war
> movement in the streets against the bombing of Yugoslavia, led by many of
> the same people (International Action Center, which evolved into ANSWER
> although it also still exists). Of course, the corporate media did its best
> to ignore and marginalize that movement, as it does all progressive
> movements, particularly those independent of the Democratic Party.
> Eli Stephens
> Left I on the News
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