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Reading multiple Hitler bios

Since I started investigating fascism I have learned a trick about reading multiple biographies of the same person. Whoever writes the second biography needs to introduce and defend new material and suggest how to interpret it.   The second biography … Continue reading

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Fragment on political violence

[On advice of a friend I am publishing the following the following as the very modest beginning of an appraisal of fascism.] LP’ full-throated attack on antifa is based entirely on tactical considerations, principally because antifa break up events they … Continue reading

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Zach Medeiros, “Solidarity with the Oppressed, Not the Oppressors: Why We Should Support Syrian Revolutionaries”

Originally posted on Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice (CPRSJ):
Zach Medeiros, Socialist Party of the USA Comments presented at the July 14 launch of the Coalition for Peace, Revolution and Social Justice at a public meeting at the…

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Johnathan Cook is a lying schnook

Johnathan Cook is a hard guy to keep up with. He has written not one, not two, but three defenses of Seymour Hersh’s ridiculous and thoroughly disputed account of the bombing of Khan Sheikhoun in the last week or so, … Continue reading

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My Father and the Democrats

It’s father’s day tomorrow and I have taken to sharing little reminiscences on facebook about both my parents. It’s easier to write at length here so I’ve changed venues to stir the pot a little more. My father was a … Continue reading

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The black bloc in 1969

Originally posted on Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist:
In an online book titled “The Black Bloc Papers”, David Van Deusen of the Green Mountain Anarchist Collective makes clear that the Weathermen were the forefathers of the people who staged a riot…

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Fordham SDS

Originally posted on Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist:
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/fordhamsds/107424283 In 1983 I saw the documentary “Seeing Red” that mixed interviews of former members of the Communist Party talking about their experiences with exciting film footage and photographs of the class…

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