[Marxism] update on controversy over Syria

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 08:12:40 MST 2015


1. Signers for this statement and translations of it are still coming in;
it's already an extremely impressive list:

http://internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article4322
"Let us mobilise against dictatorships, imperialist aggression and Daesh.
We reject the politics of “national security”, racism and austerity"

2. Jacobin, which has rejected anti-Assad columns, recently shared this
pack of lies from the Assadist apologists in Stop Some Wars:
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/12/stop-the-war-britain-jeremy-corbyn-iraq-syria/

For background to Stop the Wars' track record, see:
http://rs21.org.uk/2015/09/10/the-syrian-revolution-and-the-crisis-of-the-anti-war-movement/

(and of course previous posts by Louis, Michael and Clay).



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