Ban reflex redux

November 11, 2007 at 10:42 pm Leave a comment

startx responds to my email – ftp

[Imc-uk-features] Fwd: Re: please remove this anti-Semitic article

startx startx at plentyfact.org
Tue Oct 30 08:19:25 PDT 2007

On Tue, 30 Oct 2007 14:45:21 +0000
freethepeeps at aktivix.org wrote:

It is of interest to note that this article sat on the site for 2
months before the uproar started.

its not the first time that an article wasn’t read, the quality of
many articles makes it hard to motivate yourself to moderate.

There are clear difficulties in calling someone who has served in the Israeli army an anti-semite, and I do not believe that Atzmon hatesn all Jews because they are Jewish.

anti-semitism, as i stated several times before on this list, has
nothing to do with “hating all Jews because they are Jewish”. as many
others stated before (i.e. yoss), please read a bit about the meaning of
anti-semitism.

The article exists in numerous places on the web, and I do not think that we should bow to Tony Greenstein’s demand for censorship.

indymedia does not censor, it does not have the ability

Gilad Atzmon, like Tony Greenstein, is part of the British left, and
ultimately we should exercise the greatest caustion when choosing to
censor those with progressive views.

if you consider the idea that “the jews rule the world” as very
progressive, im a bit surprised here.

again, i propose that this article is hidden, indymedia is NOT a
platform for people like Gilad Atzmon.

startx.

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Entry filed under: freethepeeps, Indymedia, Tony Greenstein.

I call for the article to stay “Identity politics”

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