This post was originally published on Giap. “We all have a friend, a lover, a relative, a neighbour, or a colleague who was unequivocally left-wing until a few years ago, but who has recently begun…
I share the translation of a lil’ Italian essay about faux or out-of-context quotes of Marx, Lenin, and Cinanni, and how those quotes are used to support anti-immigration stances, arguably in favour of “national proletarians”.
The quotes are specific for Italian politicians and “debaters”, yet the kind of reasoning is far from uncommon. To name one of most discussed cases: this article by Nagle.
N.B.: second episode is coming soon.