[Marxism] Counterpunch at a new sexist low, still digging

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri May 17 09:35:37 MDT 2013


On 5/17/13 11:28 AM, Dan R wrote:
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> https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10151448011833589&id=172470146144666&comment_id=26085153&reply_comment_id=26092078&offset=0&total_comments=44&notif_t=share_comment
>
>  http://socialistworker.org/2013/05/16/they-owe-women-an-apology
>
> Why CounterPunch owes women an apology
>
> Sharon Smith argues that Angelina Jolie deserves better than derisive
> and sexist "humor" for making public a health decision that all women
> dread being faced with.
>

The ISO comrades lost quite a bit of credibility on the sexism question 
after Paul Le Blanc decided to go speak at the British SWP conference, a 
measure that Callinicos and company hopes will help bail them out. 
What's worse? Writing a tasteless article or asking a 19 year old woman 
about her drinking habits when she is pressing charges of rape against a 
top leader of her party?




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