[Marxism] To combat left anti-semitism, Corbynism must change the way it sees the world

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Mar 28 14:49:26 MDT 2018


On 3/28/18 4:40 PM, John Reimann via Marxism wrote:
> My suspicion is that Corbyn simply wasn't paying much attention and he
> signed on to the objection against wiping out this mural. I can't say about
> Britain, but in my experience here in the US - and speaking as one who is
> of Jewish descent - I really have not encountered very much anti-semitism
> on the left here. I think the idea that it's rising on the left is largely
> a myth perpetrated at least indirectly by those who equate opposition to
> Zionism with anti-semitism.

Except that this campaign has been going on for a long time now and 
people have to be on guard. Perhaps the only good thing to come out of 
this is a heightened awareness to be less stupid. In a way, it is the 
same sort of advice if heeded could have saved George Ciccariello-Maher 
his job.



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