[Marxism] bluff, bluster, and bullshit at CounterPunch

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Sat May 25 06:40:34 MDT 2013


wtf?!?!!! there is NO evidence of Sharon writing this as part of a maneuver
to dump Counterpunch.
The story is simple:
Counterpunch wrote slimy sexist article and rejoinders.
Sharon  called them out on it accurately.
Period end of story
Which side are you on, Louis?


On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:

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> On 5/25/13 12:41 AM, Dennis Brasky wrote:
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>> Saying that the issue is one of prudish objection to the word "tits" is a
>> pathetic attempt to divert attention away from a thoroughly reactionary
>> article. It looks like some of the rot at CP is more than Alex Cockburn's
>> "eccentricities" -
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> What a bunch of hypocritical wankers. When Alexander Cockburn was
> dispensing "rot" at CP, these people had no problems writing for it:
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> Giuliani Time » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names
> www.counterpunch.org/2007/05/**14/giuliani-time/<http://www.counterpunch.org/2007/05/14/giuliani-time/>
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> May 14, 2007 – ... on crime" policies that devastated Black and Latino
> communities. JENNIFER ROESCH lives in New York. She writes for the
> Socialist Worker.
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> Scapegoated at Columbia » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names ...
> www.counterpunch.org/2005/04/**11/scapegoated-at-columbia/<http://www.counterpunch.org/2005/04/11/scapegoated-at-columbia/>
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> Apr 11, 2005 – ... York, NY 10027. Phone: 212-854-9970; fax: 212.854.9973;
> e-mail: bollinger at columbia.edu. MONIQUE DOLS writes for the Socialist
> Worker.
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> Where Are the Mass Protests? » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts ...
> www.counterpunch.org/2006/09/**27/where-are-the-mass-**protests/<http://www.counterpunch.org/2006/09/27/where-are-the-mass-protests/>
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> Sep 27, 2006 – JOE ALLEN writes regularly for CounterPunch, the Socialist
> Worker and the International Socialist Review. He lives in Chicago.
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> Scapegoating Immigrants » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names ...
> www.counterpunch.org/2005/10/**31/scapegoating-immigrants/<http://www.counterpunch.org/2005/10/31/scapegoating-immigrants/>
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> Oct 31, 2005 – ... have already lost everything they had, and now, they
> have been victimized all over again." NICOLE COLSON writes for the
> Socialist Worker.
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> Oakland Cops Attack Longshoremen and Peace Protesters ...
> www.counterpunch.org/.../**oakland-cops-attack-**longshoremen-and-peace...<http://www.counterpunch.org/.../oakland-cops-attack-longshoremen-and-peace...>
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> Apr 2, 2003 – International Socialist Organization member Regina, told
> Socialist Worker, "After the cops charged us, I dove into a ditch and
> that's when they ...
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> "We're Not Gonna Take It" » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names ...
> www.counterpunch.org/2011/02/**18/quot-we-re-not-gonna-take-**it-quot/<http://www.counterpunch.org/2011/02/18/quot-we-re-not-gonna-take-it-quot/>
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> Feb 18, 2011 – ... invisibles”) seemed increasingly to Get With the
> Program, although stuck with selling a pretty clunky issue of the SOCIALIST
> WORKER and, ...
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> A Democrat Revs Up Ohio's Death Machine » Counterpunch: Tells ...
> www.counterpunch.org/2007/.../**a-democrat-revs-up-ohio-s-**death-machi...<http://www.counterpunch.org/2007/.../a-democrat-revs-up-ohio-s-death-machi...>
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> Jun 9, 2007 – The time is ripe to advance this struggle. PATRICK DYER
> contributes to the Socialist Worker newspaper and lives in Toledo, Ohio.
> The Ethanol Scam » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names
> www.counterpunch.org/2008/07/**12/the-ethanol-scam/<http://www.counterpunch.org/2008/07/12/the-ethanol-scam/>
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> Jul 12, 2008 – ... entirely with the logic of the profit system." NICOLE
> COLSON lives in Chicago, where she works as a reporter for the Socialist
> Worker.
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> And that's just scratching the surface. These ISO'ers have no principles.
> They used CP to get out their politics but for some reason--who knows
> why--they decided it was not to their advantage. So once you decide that
> someone is no longer useful, why not get into a pissing contest?
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> Who knows? Maybe one of these days, their central committee might decide
> that speaking at the SWP conferences in Britain leaves too much "rot"
> dribbling from their chin and then they will go on a tear against
> Callinicos and company.
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> Very "Leninist"...
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