Unreliability, Spinelessness of the Western 'Left'

Vitchek, Andre
http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/10/03/unreliability-spinelessness-of-the-western-left/

Publisher:  Countercurrents.org
Date Written:  03/10/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX20030

For years and decades, the so-called 'left' in the West has been moderately critical of North American (and sometimes even of European) imperialism and neo-colonialism. But whenever some individual or country rose up and began openly challenging the Empire, most of the Western left-wing intellectuals simply closed their eyes, and refused to offer their full, unconditional support to those who were putting their lives (and often even the existence of their countries) on the line.

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