We Like Our Syrians Dead: The British Left and David Cameron

AnotherCountry

This weekend anti war demonstrations have taken place all over Britain. Once again, Stop the War Coalition (StW), have chosen not to invite any Syrians to speak at their demonstrations, worried that this would “muddy the water” of their campaign. The self proclaimed leadership of the anti war movement have chosen to completely silence the actually existing Syrian revolutionaries, that are fighting a multi front war against regional powers, a fascist dictatorship and ISIS (Da’esh). Any Iranian who has criticisms of the Iranian regime would not be surprised by this; StW kept us off their platforms too. But this time there is a civil war going on, the present imperial order of the world is collapsing and the stakes are higher.

There are brown bodies and then there are brown bodies. There is the concept, the way it is played with in critical race theory and in radical politics to…

View original post 1,778 more words

Advertisements

Leave a comment

No comments yet.

Comments RSS TrackBack Identifier URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s