Daily Archives: September 7, 2015

The Child Has a Name, They All Do | Kathleen Wallace


(Counterpunch, September 4, 2015) NBC gave the headline “The Toddler Found on Resort Beach Has a Name”. I suspect they simply meant that his identity had been found out, but there is a layer of truth or almost shock in … Continue reading

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“Swarms” Entering the UK? What We Can Still Learn About the Migrant Crisis From Che Guevara | Susan Babbitt


(Counterpunch, September 4, 2015) David Cameron worries about “swarms” entering the UK. Swarms are clouds of insects. Cameron should know migrants from Syria, Iraq, and Libya are people. Yet solidarity is not fellow-feeling. It involves recognition. And recognition is not … Continue reading

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