Louis Proyect, "an unrepentant Marxist", has published a good article titled Negri, Graeber, Holloway, the cult of Abdullah Ocalan and the Rojava Revolution. Basically, it states that socialists sing praises to Ocalan, the jailed leader of the militant PKK, Kurdish Workers' Party. We can add that it is not only the Western socialists who sing this, but also some Russian socialists, such as Alexander Tarasov, in his article "Казнь Оджалана не остановит курдов", (Execution of Ocalan Will Not Stop the Kurds), 1999.
The cult of Ocalan, with his portrait hung in the wall, reminds us of the cult of Stalin, in 1930's, and the role which the West
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