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Thrust of argument: Ben Hayes writes 'I gave up buying the Observer for the same reasons Nick Cohen gave up on the left: the Iraq war, which the paper championed. The joys of social media, however, mean I have kept up with the lengths to which he goes to promote his 'What's Left?' thesis. In case you missed it, said thesis derives from a refusal to accept the left's opposition to the invasion of Iraq and other 'liberal interventions', which persuaded him that by implication (and via some 'useful idiots') the entire left has lost the plot and tacitly supported/supports Saddam Hussein, the Taliban, Hamas, suicide bombers, Colonel Gaddafi, Bashar al-Assad and so on. While he has made many perfectly reasonable arguments about the need for opponents of imperialism and injustice to apply the same standards to dictators and repressive regimes, the subtext is always the (neo-con) righteousness of war against 'militant Islam', which he equates with fascism.' Direction of resistance / implied resistance: Hayes warns us 'We should not be deceived: only through the clarity of Nick Cohen's righteousness can this be reduced to a simple tale of 'liberals' vs. 'Islamists' befitting a 'clash of civilisations'. As for the 'agony' of 'Bangladesh coming to London', all these events really tell us is that diaspora communities bring their politics and their grudges with them (just like political commentators married to simplistic narratives). Using this as a stick to beat British multiculturalism is nothing but shameless politicking.'

 

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Removal of resistance: Nick Cohen, you are a truly sad man with no morals. Unification: You really need to read about Bangladesh before the diseased imperial culture you call your master RAPED it.
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(TVhobo's estimated size of readership since 2013, mainly in the UK and USA, with Germany in third place:
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