[Marxism] "Palestinian antisemitism?" -- I don't think so!

Joseph Catron jncatron at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 22:45:22 MDT 2010

Sure, I'll tolerate some. Challenging every affront to leftist
sensibilities, regardless of the immediate or ultimate costs to the people,
organizations, coalitions, and campaigns involved, strikes me as a surefire
way to get - and deserve! - a reputation as a destructive nut. Picking one's
battles is not only a good idea, but pretty much obligatory for those hoping
to accomplish anything.

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 8:40 PM, Jeff <meisner at xs4all.nl> wrote:

>There is certainly
> >anti-semitism to be encountered amongst some supporting the Palestinian
> >cause, that doesn't mean it's widespread, let alone a majority thing, just
> >as there was real misogyny and homophobia in the Respect coalition. And
> >plenty of sexism to be encountered in the trade unions. And racism and
> >Islamophobia in some feminist groups.
> And exactly what proportion of those are you willing to "just accept?" Any?

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