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    "A slave-owner who through cunning and violence shackles a slave in
chains, and a slave who through cunning and violence breaks the chains -
let not the contemptible eunuchs tell us that they are equals before a
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--Leon Trotsky, "Their Morals and Ours," 1938

> On 10/15/16 9:16 AM, Ron Jacobs via Marxism wrote:
>> http://stillhomeron.blogspot.com/2016/10/stfu-about-world-wa
>> r-three-already.html
> "Those of us who oppose imperial war must not fall into the trap of
> supporting one side or the other. I say this because there is a growing
> tendency for those in what is considered the western Left to either side
> with the Syrian regime or with the rebels. In the case of those who support
> the former, there is a tendency to minimize and even dismiss the murderous
> tactics of the regime’s military and even applaud the Syrian regime in
> hyper nationalist terms; in the case of those who support the rebels
> (usually only the democratic forces in its composition), there is a strong
> tendency to overemphasize the brutality of the Syrian military and minimize
> or not even mention the brutal excesses of the rebel forces."
> What brutal excesses of the rebel forces are you referring to?
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