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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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The Manufactured Myth of Bin Laden’s Death | MICHAEL BRENNER


(Counterpunch, May 12, 2015) Zero Dark Thirty: Truth or Consequences Seymour Hersh’s revelations about the systematic mis- representation by the Obama administration of how it brought Osama bin-Laden to bay are causing a stir. Justifiably so. For they puncture the … Continue reading

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