Unreliability, Spinelessness of the Western 'Left'
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.