Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence, 9-11 Climate Change Terrorism

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August 24, 2018

Syria Endgame: Crushing Daraa, the Russia-Israel deal & the Geopolitics of Counterrevolution

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August 14, 2018

Climate Change Bites Big Business

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July 23, 2018

The Rise of the Right Wing Is Not Due to the Working Class Because Workers Don’t Vote

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May 13, 2018

Assad or the Naked Lion

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April 25, 2018

The Permutations of Assadism

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Excellent critique of the Assadist left

Splintered Eye

The history of the past century is littered with episodes of anthropogenic evil: Armenia, the Holocaust, Bosnia, Rwanda, Darfur. In their aftermaths, reverberated the collective riposte of “never again.” Only to be followed by Syria, awaiting its eventual transcription into modernity’s catalog of barbarism.

Seven years in the making, the internecine conflict has mutated into nothing short of a global catastrophe: culminating in the worst humanitarian tragedy of the postwar period, spawning a refugee crisis of unparalleled proportions, and fermenting a belligerent sectarianism where ‘disaster Islamism’ wound up thriving. As the world looked on in horror and outrage, it simultaneously resigned itself to the conclusion that the Syrian byzantine precluded any objective extrapolation; that it is far too “complicated” to acquire neutral information is invoked with almost chronic exhortation.

A sub-thread to this sophism of withdrawal is a rancid Assadist discourse that has colonized debate in radical circles…

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April 21, 2018

Assad’s Confused Apologists: Academics in The Times

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Michael Barker’s brilliant takedown of Tim Hayward and company.

 

via Assad’s Confused Apologists: Academics in The Times

April 14, 2018

The ‘anti-imperialism’ of idiots

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April 12, 2018

The Atlantic Overturning Current Is Slowing

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March 21, 2018

Michael Karadjis on East Ghouta

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via Ghouta: Issues Behind the Apocalypse: Armed and civil rebellion, Class and Islam

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