Friday, February 17, 2017
"Perhaps due to the academic, middle-class milieu from which many Die Linke radicals emerge, its younger activists in particular tend to accept a false dichotomy of either ignoring people’s concerns or engaging with them at the price of adopting a “right-wing” language and accept an inherently racist framework.
That they are immediately repulsed by the slightest sentiments perceived as racist reflects their commitment to a better world, of course. But that commitment has no practical value if it means shutting themselves off from those who do not distinguish antiracism from “political correctness,” or internationalist solidarity from the undemocratic regime of an increasingly cohesive global ruling class."
" To be sure, Miéville, like everyone else, concedes that it all ended in tears because, given the failure of revolution elsewhere and...
Nadeem Mahjoub, 2008 Documentary film-makers G. Troeller and M. C. Defarge once asked a cabinet minister in South Yemen, why s...
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