Doug Henwood is just an absolute unethical idiot and that guy shouldn’t be trusted in any political space that has any integrity whatsoever
Literally give any Left MMTer from the @themmtnetwork 10 minutes to destroy this hack in a debate so we can be done with it and move on
As someone born in the global south and along with colleagues actively working with social movements & public officials in various L.A. countries, it’s journalistically unethical to give a platform like that to speak about U.S. centered selfishness like a bumbling buffoon
Among so many other egregious examples of outright lies, displays of total confusion and petty personal grievances. @sparkyabraham and @PeteDDavis I love you all and the effort going in to this but come on guys, wow.
The silver lining is that this was a very vivid example of what happens when someone is slowly becoming intellectually irrelevant and unable to keep up with political discourse and developments of the current moment.
If anyone is wondering what this is about, I encourage you to listen to this and any other episodes and then follow up it with the subsequent Henwood interview. Public intellectuals have a responsibility to not be sleazy unethical liars
RIP to a genuinely good human that left us too soon. Had also pointed out the same about Doug’s malicious dishonesty

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