[Marxism] Fwd: Right-wing 'new reactionaries' stir up trouble among French intellectuals | World news | The Guardian

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sat Oct 31 08:40:37 MDT 2015

Michel Onfray, the leftwinger often hailed as France’s favourite 
contemporary philosopher, was accused of lurching to the right this 
month when he questioned the photo of the Syrian boy, Alan Kurdi, who 
was found drowned after his parents tried to reach Europe, and said “old 
school” French people might feel marginalised and betrayed by the 
arrival of migrants. Libération accused Onfray of abandoning the ideals 
of the left and playing “Le Pen’s game”. He hit back, accusing the 
newspaper of “hatred”.


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