Another Beautiful Soul: Counterpunching the Global Assault on Dissent

Gowans is on a roll. If you only have time to tune in to one leftist blog, this would be the one.

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April 25, 2018

By Stephen Gowans

I was recently alerted to Sonali Kolhatkar’s Truth Dig article, “Why Are Some on the Left Falling for Fake News on Syria?”, which Counterpunch found important enough to republish under the title, “The Left, Syria and Fake News.” Kolhatkar’s article was introduced to me as the work of a “beautiful soul.”

There’s certainly reason to believe the Truth Dig columnist fits the description. She urges us to consider “nonmilitary alternatives to ending the complex [Syrian] war”, but can’t think of any, much as Mehdi Hasan, in his rant against supporters of the Syrian government’s struggle against the aggressions of what he concedes are rapacious US foreign policy, Saudi extremism, and Israeli opportunism, can’t think of the benign alternatives the Syrian government should employ to defend itself (but thinks Assad should come up with some, all the same.)

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2 Responses to Another Beautiful Soul: Counterpunching the Global Assault on Dissent

  1. Pingback: Red News | Protestation

  2. beetleypete says:

    I think he has been on a roll since the first thing he ever wrote. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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