antisemitism and populism

Michael Pugliese debsian at
Sun Nov 14 22:26:00 PST 1999

Peter Kilander and Katha Pollitt wrote respecively: Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 23:09:19 -0600 From: "Peter Kilander" <peterk at> Subject: Re: antisemitism and populism


>"Did Jefferson dream that in 100 years or less >his< party would >be
>prostituted to the vilest purposes of monopoly; that red-eyed >Jewish
>millionaires would be chiefs of that Party, and that the liberty and
>prosperity of the country would be..constantly and corruptly >sacrificed
>to Plutocratic greed in the name of Jeffersonian Democracy?"
>--Tom Watson, l892, from the People's Party Campaign >Book,quoted in
>Kazin, The Populist Persuasion, p.10.

>During the Asian crisis, I recollect the Muslim premier of Malaysia
>the financial troubles of his country on Jewish international >bankers, or
>was it Jewish speculators? Does Asian antisemitism have its root >in
>antisemitism and/or does it have something to do with Israel?

>Indonesia now has a moderate muslim leader in Wahid. This >seems to be
>another variant on the Jihad vs. McWorld theme.

>Peter K.

On Tom Watson, has anyone slogged through C. Vann Woodward's book on him?

On Malaysian P.M. Have seen him endorsing Lyndon LaRouche positions in E.I.R.

Michael Pugliese

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