Category Archives: Bernie Sanders

ECHOES OF POL POT: BERNIE MOVEMENT’S CLOSE TIES TO NORWEGIAN COMMUNISTS

By Trevor Loudon  |  The Epoch Times* “Our Revolution” and “People for Bernie,” two key elements of the Bernie Sanders for President movement, have developed a close relationship with a militant Norwegian communist party. The party in question, Rodt (Red Party), was formerly known as the Arbeidernes Kommunistparti (AKP or Workers’ Communist Party) and was notorious in Norway for its open support of Cambodian communist leader and mass murderer Pol Pot. The Sanders movement’s ties to one of the most extreme communist parties Read More...
The City Hall building with the statue of William Penn on top is seen in the city center of Philadelphia on December 3, 2017.
Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6 million in metropolitan area, as of 2016. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley region, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers.  / AFP PHOTO / Eric BARADAT        (Photo credit should read ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images)

MAOISTS AND SOCIALISTS INCREASE THEIR INFLUENCE ON PHILLY CITY COUNCIL

Trevor Loudon |  The Epoch Times*   | November 12, 2019,  Updated: November 13, 2019 Commentary Radical Maoists from Liberation Road and their small “c” communist allies from Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) elected one of their own to Philadelphia City Council on Nov. 5. Kendra Brooks, who won a city council at-large seat, will join fellow radical Helen Gym on the 17-member body. Heavily Democratic Philadelphia follows an unusual system for electing city councilors. Ten councilors are elected by district, while seven Read More...

COMMUNIST LEADER MOBILIZES NATIVE AMERICANS FOR DEMOCRATIC VICTORY

Trevor Loudon  |  The Epoch Times*  | October 11, 2019  Updated: October 11, 2019 Commentary Judith LeBlanc, a leading member of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA), is organizing Native American communities in several states to turn out in high numbers for the Democratic Party in 2020. At just over 2 percent of the population, the Native American vote could be enough to swing several key U.S. Senate races and even the presidency. LeBlanc also organized the nation’s first Native American Presidential Forum Read More...

WILL ‘DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM’ LEAD TO COMMUNISM?

Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 25, 2016. Bernie Sanders promotes Democratic Socialism.   By Trevor Loudon    |    The Epoch Times    |    Jan 29, 2019   Commentary So, what’s the difference between democratic socialism and communism? Usually, five to 10 years. Seriously, though, this question comes up a lot in the age of Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Many younger people seem to think democratic socialism means all the liberty and prosperity Read More...