[Marxism] [Pen-l] A good reason for the left to turn down interviews with PressTV,

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Jan 6 10:05:55 MST 2013


On 1/6/13 12:03 PM, DW wrote:
> The arguments put forward is that participants 'back up' the Iranian
> gov't as PressTV is a propaganda tool of the Islamic Republic. That
> such participation gives a left cover to the government there. But the
> Iranian participants never take a left position when I've watched it.
> When comrade Todd Cretian from the ISO appears on Fox TV, does he give
> a left cover to Rupert Murdoch?

Nobody would view Murdoch as a "comrade" but we are dealing with a broad 
swath of the left that identifies politically with Iranian and Russian 
TV. I have turned down invitation to be interviewed by both.





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