[Marxism] Glenn Greenwald's confused and misleading article

John Reimann 1999wildcat at gmail.com
Sat Apr 8 08:15:42 MDT 2017


"Glenn Greenwald, the influential “left” journalist at “The Intercept” has written a confused and in some ways dishonest article on Trump’s latest attack on Syria. Of course, Greenwald is right to denounce this attack, as we have. Trump, and US capitalism, are incapable of doing anything in the interests of the working class either at home or abroad. As out-of-touch as it may seem, only a movement of the working class can resolve these problems. (How such a movement might developin the present situation is another question.)

Failing to even begin to see that, failing to even have a clue as to the role of the working class as the subject – not the object – of history, Greenwald casts about in utter confusion. It wouldn’t be so bad, but many socialists are influenced by him and those like him. So, let’s take a look at his article:"

Read more: https://oaklandsocialist.com/2017/04/08/trumps-latest-attack-an-answer-to-glenn-greenwald/


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