Thursday, August 19, 2021

Socialist Publication Current Affairs Fires Staff for Doing Socialism

Nathan J. Robinson, editor-in-chief of the socialist magazine Current Affairs, has fired most of its staff for trying to start a worker co-op, workers wrote in a letter posted on Twitter on Wednesday morning. 


Of course he did. Reminds me of the time a former colleague was lamenting the complications arising from the bad medical care her also wealthy husband was getting from the cut-rate HMO she and her husband belonged to. They were both big proponents of socialized medicine. "Mary (not her real name), that sort of medical care is only for *other* people," I said. She didn't laugh, but it was funny.

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