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michael098762001 Donating Member (39 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-05-05 04:23 PM
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49. Re: "Uh oh..."
After about 25 yrs. on the Left, I'm not uncritical ;-) of some US Left institutions like Pacifica Radio, The Nation and Z. I've spent a bit of time reading back issues of The Nation from the 1930's and 40's and the
apologetics for Stalinism and the Soviet Union were relentless. (For a good history of this see, "The Great Schism: Stalinism and the American Intellectuals, " by William O'Neill. Copies can be found for $3 used on the WWW.)
The Naomi Klein pieces were taken apart by Marc Cooper on his blog,
http://marccooper.typepad.com/marccooper /
David Corn is one of their better writers. Has a great book on Ted Schackley of the CIA. Corn also has ripped into 9-11 conspiracy theories esp. from Michael Ruppert, probably a fave here at DU.
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