Excerpt from the Susan Sarandon profile:
… Sarandon was a member and financial supporter of Not In Our Name (NION), the Revolutionary Communist Party-led project whose “Statement of Conscience” condemned not only the Bush administration’s “stark new measures of repression,” but also its “unjust, immoral, illegitimate, [and] openly imperial policy towards the world.” According to NION, it is the American government — and not that of any other nation – which poses the most “grave dangers to the people of the world.”
Sarandon was also an endorser of World Can’t Wait (WCW), the Revolutionary Communist Party-led group that sought to organize “people living in the United States to take responsibility to stop the whole disastrous course led by the Bush administration.” Other celebrity endorsers of WCW included Harry Belafonte, Gloria Steinem, Martin Sheen,Jane Fonda, Gore Vidal, Sean Penn, and Howard Zinn.
Likening Islamic terrorism to American capitalism, Sarandon has said: “Let us find a way to resist fundamentalism that leads to violence; fundamentalism of all kinds – in al Qaeda, and within our government. And what is our fundamentalism? Cloaked in patriotism, and our doctrine of spreading democracy throughout the world, our fundamentalism is business – the unfettered spread of our economic interests throughout the globe.” …
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