> Whenever in modern politics (left as well as right) there is a selective
> emphasis on finance (in distinction from industrial capital) a vicious
> anti-semitism is apt to be around the corner.

So, should we refrain from questioning the ways finance operates in our
modern globalised world, for fear of being called anti-semitic? That would
amount to intellectual terrorism, and would implicitly confirm the dangerous
fantasy that Jews control international finance.


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From: Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: Ezra Pound propaganda lecture

> I think the excerpt Steve posts is a fair representation -- there were
> worse ones.
> One finds this same mixture, incidentally, in both Henry & Brooks Adams,
> and in the populist movement in the U.S. in the late 19th century. The
> anti-semitic passages in the _Cantos_ are equally vicious to this
> broadcast, but do not have the explicit focus on "race."
> Carrol