Even among the progressive movement, divergent views can sometimes lead to misunderstanding and distrust. This is greatly illustrated by the controversy surrounding journalist Caitlin Johnstone, who has been alternately described as a “fake lefty” and a political pragmatist.
“You can trust yourself to know who to collaborate with and in what areas; this notion that you cannot safely collaborate with the right is based on the false premise that we’re all too stupid and inept to make distinctions…” – Caitlin Johnstone
A few days ago, MintPress News published a rather nasty hit piece by Yoav Litvin titled "The Green Party - Marks in a Media Con Job", originally printed in CounterPunch a few days earlier. Litvin's original post in CounterPunch was