Junius Irving Scales, An American Communist


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A case study in how an individual was drawn to the Communist Party in the United States.

Democracy’s Demons


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Representative government is only as good — or as frightening — as the people it represents.

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‘Occupy Toronto’


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The Canadian version of “Occupy Wall Street” turns into tragic-comedy.

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This Country Needs a Few Good Communists—Full Marx to Chris Hedges


In an era when the budding Van Joneses of this world are “dropping the radical pose” and concealing their truly dreadful, intellectually bankrupt ideas beneath layers of hopey-changey gauze it is refreshing to read a lefty who actually says what he means.
Thus, Chris Hedges and his post This Country Needs a Few Good Communists, a [...]

Obama-Style Socialism


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Is the president a “neo-socialist”?

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Jonah Goldberg’s Liberal Fascism is now in paperback.
Jonah Goldberg has written an important article in Commentary on what he calls the “neo-socialism” of the Obama administration. I like this label. It is both accurate and more palatable than the term “neo-communism” which I have applied to the hard left. But given the twenty-year political partnership [...]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: April 21, 2010


Bettina Aptheker is a well-known American radical who in the 1960s was a leader of the campus Left, and now, like so many of her peers, is a tenured activist on the faculty of a major university. Her father, Herbert Aptheker, was the Communist Party’s most prominent Cold War intellectual and, [...]

Pol Pot: The Communist Monster Who Turned Cambodia into a Gulag


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Pol Pot was the leader of the Khmer Rouge, the Communist Party that ruled Cambodia from 1976-1979. “Khmer Rouge” (or Khmer Reds) was the French rendering of the organization’s official name: the “Communist Party of Cambodia.” Inspired by what he had witnessed during a trip to Mao Zedong’s China, Pol Pot envisioned an agrarian Communist utopia […]

Susan Sarandon


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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 […]

The Radical Son’s Progressive Daughter – by David Swindle


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Sarah Horowitz showed how the Left could save itself from self-destruction.