[R-G] U.S.-Haiti history
CornetJoyce at connexions.nu
Sun Mar 14 11:16:45 MST 2004
>It wasn't a question, but thatnks for the explanation. I guess I don'y
>know where a lot of Internet groups come from. I know the conventional
>advocacy groups that lobby and otherwise make noise in Washington, but I'm
>a little lost in the counterculture, from years of lack of contact.
>I hope it is understood that I am raising questions from a position
>sympathetic to most of what I see posted here.
>The sole possible exception is the Middle East. I know that it's been
>fashionable for decades now to use "Zionism" as a label for everything the
>State of Israel does as a client-state, but I find
>that too broad a brush. Zionism was originally allied with socialism -- as
>the kibbutz, the Labour Party and related institutions amply show -- and
>rather than reject it, we ought to try to see how to
>bring it back into the fold and out of the hands of retrograde
>ultra-religious revanchists who are perfectly content to be anti-Semitic
>so long as the Semites in question are Arabs. End of rant.
>Generally, I find the Middle East an intractable topic about an
>intractable region. I can't fathom a solution, so I ignore it.
Clearly, the era of socialist zionism is coming to an end.
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