Paul O'Keeffe

Which Hand?

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Am I the only one who was disturbed by the penultimate paragraph of Beccy Reese's otherwise excellent review of Joel Kovel's Overcoming Zionism (Books May Socialist Review)?

Reese states that, "In arguing to struggle for such a state Kovel is keenly aware... that there is an invisible hand shaping history that needs to be dislocated."

Lurid tales of "invisible hands" shaping history have been a staple of anti Semitic propaganda for centuries and have no place in any socialist publication, let alone one as principled as Socialist Review.

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