February 26, 2013

Neither Halal nor Kosher but International Socialism?

I've made a couple of passing references to the implosion going on in the UK's Socialist Workers' Party.  I can't keep up with all the twists and turns but Soviet Goon Boy looks like a good blog to help understand what's actually going on.  I did enjoy this little chunk from the post titled The uses of paranoia:
as you know, John Rees, Lindsey German and that indie drummer whose name escapes me departed the SWP in 2010 to form Counterfire, whom I am told do the finest ham and cheese sandwiches on the British left.
Of course this whole mess at the SWP has very serious issues at its heart but much of the media treatment of it from the mainstream is simply anti-left and from the left is simply sectarian.  Soviet Goon Boy seems to steer a steady course through the issues and the gossip.

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