Signatories Glen Ford and John Halle discuss the letter on Black Agenda Report Radio.
Vague and vaguely critical column
by Meredith Tax in Guardian (London)-brief exchange with Tax in comments.
on KALW (San Francisco) radio program "Your Call" featuring signatory Dahr Jamail and pissed off recipient Bill Fletcher.
(According to host Rose Aguilar, Thomas Frank was originally scheduled but withdrew.) Audio here
Michael J. Smith at Stop Me Before I Vote Again weighs in
. Ultra-left critics slapped down in comments
by the awesome Ms. Xeno:
Frontlines of Revolutionary Struggle offers unconditional support-viva la revolucion!
John Caruso exhorts readers
of A Distant Ocean (a superb blog, by the way) to sign on to the letter.
Wherein the letter is judged
to be "Not worthy of serious discussion" by "anti-state communists".
Again, various "revolutionary leftists" attempt to locate
their asses and elbows in relation to the letter:
In this discussion group please find
Marc Cooper condemning "respectable" signatories for associating with disreputable types such as Louis Proyect and nobodies like you and me. A hoot! Note: the list was chosen strategically to elicit this kind of response from fools like Cooper.
Peace and Freedom party weighs in
in favor-and asks some reasonable questions for which the answer is basically "yes."
Open Letter recipient Bill Fletcher's response
on Portside. Note that portside did not run the letter, nor is the letter linked to in the posting.
A similarly informative piece
from the Independent Voter News service.
American Conservative's Jack Ross gives us props
-along with a critique.
Znet (presumably on the initiative of the Znet Zndanov Michael Albert) disappears
the letter which they had posted from their archives.
Note: will return a blank page.
World Can't Wait likes us
. (And we like them too!)
Wise words here
from Failed Empire.
is "not sure if he's ready to sign on". It it's any help-we're proud to be D list left celebrities (at best) too!
Evidently, we're not one of the Kewl Kids according to