[Marxism] France: From Gloire to Desespoir » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

DCQ davecq at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 7 10:25:20 MDT 2013


(If it wasn't clear, I was actually praising CP, despite this (and the occasional other) article. I hope folks didn't think I was actually calling them petit-bourgeois deviants.)

On Apr 7, 2013, at 9:11 AM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:

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> On 4/7/13 8:39 AM, DCQ wrote:
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>> Probably due to their petit bourgeois deviations from proletarian
>> standards.
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>> Seriously though, that's a horrible article.
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> The author is also a left critic of American foreign policy with a focus on the Middle East, and who has written a number of articles in this vein for CP. This is typical: http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/11/05/the-israeli-saudi-nexus/
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> Here's another interesting piece about his being Mike Wallace's producer:
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> http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/04/09/my-25-years-with-mike-wallace/
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> In terms of CP's "positions", I don't think it is fair to look for any except a broad leftwing perspective. Considering the amount of great stuff Jeff publishes, the occasional hiccup does not matter that much.
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