ATM 033 The Left’s Tribal Anti – Imperialism

Hosted by With guest Joey Ayoub
Ahmed Talks to Joey Ayoub, Lebanese writer and researcher, about tankies, genocide denial, red-brown alliances and the uncomfortable affinity between large parts of the political left and authoritarianism.

Mentioned Articles and Links

Moishe Postone at YIVO Institute for Jewish Research: Jews and the Left (2012)

Joey Ayoub: review of “Indefensible: Democracy, Counterrevolution, and the Rhetoric of Anti-Imperialism” by Rohini Hensman

Joey Ayoub: review of “The Impossible Revolution: Making Sense of the Syrian Tragedy” by Yassin Haj-Saleh 

The Charnel House: Structural antisemitism

Chris Chien: Ending the Idealization of the Other: Notes on the Queer POC Tankie

Joey Ayoub: An idea called Daraya

From Syria to Palestine: struggles against dictatorship, imperialism, and zionism. Panel at Left Forum 2017 With Ramah Kudaimi, Shireen Akram-Boshar, Jehad Abusalim and Joey Ayoub, hosted by Ashley Smith. 

Jehad Abu Saleem: On Suffering and Solidarity

Mohammed Suliman: Wretched of the Earth: Thoughts on Syria, Palestine and Discourse

Joey Ayoub: What’s behind Stop the War’s aversion to Syria voices?

On The Allies We’re Not Proud Of: A Palestinian Response to Troubling Discourse on Syria 

The Balkans in Rightwing Mythology 

Joey Ayoub and Leila Nachawati Rego: Izquierda Unida, Syria and the Death of European Internationalism

Oliver Kamm: Genocide-denying charlatans have poisoned the Left 

Firas Massouh: Left Out? The Syrian Revolution and the Crisis of the Left 

Michael Degerald: The left’s Warriors on Terror 

Donya Alinejad & Saskia Baas: Syria and the Problem of Left Solidarity

Ceren Türkmen: Calling Forth a New Internationalist Left 

Ramah Kudaimi: palestine separates liberals from radicals & then syria helps us figure out which radicals out for real liberation & which just ideologues



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