Brief, partial, and necessary critical reviews of some of the stars of American Left: Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri, Richard Wolff, Stephen Resnick, Noam Chomsky, and Chris Hedges
Fazal Rahman, Dandelion Salad
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August 18, 2015 | After the Grand Betrayals of socialism in the USSR, Eastern Europe, and China, all types of opportunists, charlatans, speculators, and slanderers have been trying to jump to the center of the leftist political arena, masquerading as “Marxists”, “socialists”, “anti-capitalists”, and “revolutionaries” etc. Many of them have academic backgrounds and are using their academic, oratorical, and demagogic skills to concoct all types of distortions, corruptions, and perversions of Marxian and Leninian political economy, philosophy, and thought. In doing so, they are taking the utmost advantage of the prevalent ignorance of Marxism, Socialism, Communism, and Politico-economic Revolutions, not only in the general society, but also in most of the academics, intellectuals, and leftists. Some of them are wearing the personae of Marxism, while others are anarchists and anti-communists. They are getting away with astounding slanders, ignorance, falsehoods, and distortions in such an environment.
This necessary and brief criticism is targeted at some of the essential and central slanders, errors, and distortions of a few selected Pseudo-Marxists, Anti-Communists, and Anarchists (PMACA). Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri, Richard Wolff, Stephen Resnick, Noam Chomsky, and Chris Hedges are the PMACA included in this review. This partial critical review is based upon a partial review of the voluminous books, articles, and videos they have produced. I am doing even that out of a sense of duty, as it is an extremely time consuming and boring, but necessary, task. Hopefully, someone will have a greater sense of duty and go through thousands of pages of their writings and innumerable videos to write a more comprehensive review. In fact, some have already done that, in case of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri’s voluminous books, “Empire”, “Multitude”, and “Commonwealth”. However, I did not find such comprehensive and effective critical reviews of other PMACA.
Fazal Rahman, Writer, Dandelion Salad
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