[Marxism] Leonard Cohen Dead at 82

Ethan Young ethany.stand at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 10:07:05 MST 2016


On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 3:29 PM, Ethan Young <ethany.stand at gmail.com> wrote:

> Friend Michael, sorry you hold a grudge about my criticism. We disagree on
> what's "faux left." The petition in question is to appoint Keith Ellison to
> head the DNC. Here are his bona fides; http://www.salon.com/2016/11/
> 11/who-is-keith-ellison-meet-the-muslim-american-who-
> bernie-sanders-wants-to-replace-dnc-chairwoman-donna-brazile/
> He's part of the left as much as you or me.
>
> And for the record, you didn't write 'principled critiques' of the Sanders
> campaign. You rejected it, and always for one reason. That may have been
> principled. I think it was also wrong, and in its small way, destructive.
> What would the MR founders have said and done? They held Bernie in high
> esteem. And they rarely took criticism personally, at least outside the
> realm of political economic theory.
>
> Yes, I'm pathetic. Read the news. We're all pathetic. Can we handle it, or
> do we have to hide in a bubble of self-righteousness?
> ethan young
>



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