Archive for 'Stoppers'
If you actually thought the Stop the War Coalition might issue a peep of protest about Russia’s aggression in Crimea, honcho Lindsey German is here to set you straight.
Who is the aggressor? The obvious answer seems to be that it is Russia, but that is far from the whole picture.
Of course when Israel responds to [...]
Posted: March 2nd, 2014 under Stoppers.
The Stop the War Coalition has republished an article by Alison (Blood Libel) Weir at the antisemitic website Counterpunch blaming Israel for the terrorist operation which killed 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics and complaining that the Palestinian “victims” (i.e., terrorists) deserve to be remembered as well– “not just the 11 preferred ones.”
As has been noted countless times, Britain’s Stop the War Coalition has no real interest in stopping war– only in stopping Western countries and Israel from ever using military force for any reason.
The Telegraph’s Andrew Gilligan writes that the StWC played a “key role” in persuading Labour members of Parliament to reject British military action [...]
‘The Oldest Prejudice in Modern Garb: Essays on Today’s Antisemitism’ is a new collection of essays by David Hirsh, Norman Geras and Eve Garrard. It’s online here.
Defining Antisemitism Down by the sociologist David Hirsh of Goldsmiths College, University of London, argues that when the academics union rejected the European Union’s official definition of anti-Semitism (The [...]
And I have found the ideal gift for your anti-imperialist friend.
Posted: April 24th, 2013 under Stoppers.
Since the SWP has been a prominent issue throughout the history of Harry’s Place, I thought this obituary of the SWP by Paul Anderson might deserve some attention:
Here is his conclusion:
after 9/11, the SWP threw itself into anti-war activism – and found itself new allies in the form of the Muslim Association of Britain and [...]
Just below Karl Rove’s Super PAC.
Posted: November 19th, 2012 under Stoppers.
A libertarian outfit called the Ralph Smeed Foundation sponsored this electronic billboard in Idaho after the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater massacre.
Of course the sentiments expressed here are precisely those you find every day on the website of the Stop the War Coalition and countless other websites of the “antiwar” Left.
And let’s not forget [...]
If you go to the Stop the War Coalition home page and move your cursor over “America’s global empire of military bases grows to over 1000″ near the top, you’ll see this cartoon:
I have no idea of the source, but it does get to the heart of what many Stoppers believe.
I would like to suggest [...]
Posted: July 19th, 2012 under Stoppers.
John Gray’s review of Chomsky’s latest tome is worth a read:
Reading these articles, published between April 2007 and October 2011, it is impossible to avoid the conclusion that, for Chomsky, America is virtually the sole obstacle to peace in the world. Crimes committed by other powers are mentioned occasionally, but only in passing. Nowhere does [...]