AFL-CIO

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  The American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) is the largest labor federation in America, consisting of 57 autonomous and international unions. For decades, under the leadership of George Meany and Lane Kirkland, this entity was a bastion of anti-communism. In fact, Meany invited Alexandre Solzhenitsyn to speak at AFL-CIO meetings and brought awareness of […]

Recapturing the University: The Hybrid Alternative

In the contemporary battle within the social sciences between free market think tanks and liberal- dominated universities, the former labor under a huge disadvantage: they lack students.

Michelle’s Anti-Obesity Campaign

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Who really benefits from the ostensible push for improved nutrition in the schools?

Socialism is Great! (And Other Chinese Fables)

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Two new books detail the brutalities of daily life in Mao’s worker’s paradise.

Comrades’ Way

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President Obama’s policies are bearing the same fruit as those of his socialist counterparts.

Criminality as a Career Path – by Rita Karlsen

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In order to qualify for welfare and a pension in Norway, foreign criminals have to commit serious crimes.

Candace de Russy: Hate-America Sociology – Minding The Campus

Recently, a colleague forwarded to me a copy of an exam from an introductory sociology class found lying in a room at a public college in the east. It was graded 100%. The exam deserves to be quoted at length, as parts of it are virtually indistinguishable from the old Soviet agitprop of the Fifties: […]

The National Lawyers Guild’s Communist Roots

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  The National Lawyers Guild’s earliest antecedent was an agency known as the MOPR (the Russian initials for “International Class War Prisoners Aid Society”), which was formed by the Communist International (Comintern) in 1922 as part of its effort to infiltrate American legal organizations. Soon thereafter, MOPR became known as International Red Aid (IRA). In 1925 an American […]

David Frum: Why Health Care Bill is Too Big a Risk – Frum Forum

I wanted to support President Obama’s health care reforms if I possibly could. The U.S. health care system costs too much, delivers too little and excludes too many. Americans pay 60 percent more per person for health care than any other nation. Yet Americans rank only 41st in life expectancy and live with the paralyzing […]

Andrew Stern

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For the entire Andrew Stern profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Andrew Stern profile: Former New Leftist Andrew Stern is the current President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the second largest labor union in North America. The economic model championed by Stern and SEIU includes universal health care, increased taxation, an expansion of social […]