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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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What Just Happened in England? | JOHN LANCHESTER


(Counterpunch, Weekend Edition May 8-10, 2015) Charge of the Light Brigade! Hands up if you saw that one coming. I confess that I didn’t. The first line of the BBC announcement, ‘Conservatives largest party’, was no shock. Then there was … Continue reading

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