[Marxism] Socialist Voice: Why We Boycott Israel: A Reply to the US SWP

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri Aug 6 10:40:20 MDT 2010


Ian Angus wrote:
> 
> SOCIALIST VOICE
> Marxist Perspectives for the 21st Century
> http://www.socialistvoice.ca
> 
> August 6, 2010
> 
> WHY WE BOYCOTT ISRAEL
> A Reply to the U.S. Socialist Workers Party
> http://www.socialistvoice.ca/?p=1289
> A LeftViews article by Art Young
> Following the attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Palestinian civil
> society issued an appeal to progressive forces around the world to
> redouble their solidarity efforts and to strengthen the Boycott,
> Divestment and Sanctions campaign (BDS) against Israel. But the U.S.
> SWP is opposed to boycotting Israel. This is a disgraceful course of
> conduct for a group that calls itself socialist, particularly one
> located in the United States, the heartland of imperialism.

A howitzer shot against a flea?

I think for all practical purposes the American SWP is moribund. I don't 
want to disparage anybody from answering their idiotic articles, but I 
personally wouldn't waste my time.




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