[Marxism] Monthly Review accuses ISO of spreading racist lies

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Thu Aug 25 10:53:50 MDT 2011


On 8/25/2011 12:31 PM, Jeff wrote:
> Now the corporate media may sometimes be criticized for racism, as well as
> bad reporting. However I think it is extremely disingenuous to call a
> POSSIBLY erroneous (but probably not) report of black mercenaries -- which
> LED to a racist response -- "racist." With the implication (and indeed the
> main purpose it appears) to then transfer the "racist" label from the media
> to the SWP. If anything, it is the SWP that has been slandered in that regard.

That is the point I was trying to make.

This, btw, was not the first time that MRZine took a sectarian 
swipe at the ISO. Early on, it practically accused the comrades of 
writing pro-rebel propaganda, something I bitterly resented 
because I have a patent on that obviously.




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