Archive for 'Stoppers'
‘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 [...]
Hat tip Potkin Azarmehr
The turnouts at Stop the War Coalition demonstrations seem to be dwindling before our eyes.
According to Huffington Post, a protest Saturday outside the US embassy in London against any possible Western intervention in Iran or Syria drew only about 200 people. The Socialist Worker put the turnout at 400, which means that Huffington Post is [...]
Posted: January 29th, 2012 under Stoppers.
At The Guardian website, security editor Richard Norton-Taylor is flogging Stop The War: A Graphic History, featuring 200+ pages of Stopper-approved photos, illustrations and cartoons.
Whether the book features the glorious profusion of Hezbollah flags and pictures of the famous pacifist Hassan Nasrallah that appeared in Stop the War demonstrations during the 2006 Lebanon war, I [...]