Category Archives: Socialist Opinion Shapers

TOPSHOT - People hold a banner picturing Communist figures including (From L) German philosopher and communist theoretician Karl Marx, German philosopher and communist thinker Friedrich Engels, Soviet leader Vladimir Ilitch Lenin, Soviet leader Josph Stalin and Chinese late communist leader Mao Zedong, as they gather in Bakirkoy district as part of the the May Day rally, in Istanbul, on May 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE        (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)

56 COMMUNIST PARTIES GATHER IN TURKEY TO CELEBRATE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COMINTERN

By Trevor Loudon  |  The Epoch Times* Commentary The international communist movement just celebrated its 100th birthday at a gathering in Turkey. Far from using the occasion to confess their responsibility for 160 million to 200 million deaths and their legacy of torture, famine, and oppression, the assembled communists look forward to a bright future, in which Marxism-Leninism rules every corner of the globe. The “One-Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist International: The Fight for Peace and Socialism Continues” was held in 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...

AMERICAN MAOISTS RE-BRAND, FOCUS ON ELECTORAL POLITICS, TARGET THE SOUTH

Trevor Loudon  |  The Epoch Times*  |  October 10, 2019, Updated: October 10, 2019 Commentary America’s largest Maoist organization, Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), has re-branded itself “Liberation Road.” The new name is in line with a new strategy to place much more emphasis on electoral politics. The new strategy is bearing fruit as the pro-China communists have already helped to elect allies to public office in several states. With the word “socialist” dropped from their name, the comrades probably reason that their communism Read More...

REP. OMAR TO COMMEMORATE CUBAN SPY AT FAR-LEFT DC ‘THINK TANK’

Trevor Loudon  |  The Epoch Times*  | September 30, 2019, Updated: October 1, 2019 Commentary Controversial Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is about to associate herself with one of the most subversive organizations in this country. On Oct. 3, Omar will present the annual Letelier-Moffitt Awards at the Washington-based Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). The IPS is a center of both far-left policy formation and support for the Palestinian socialist cause. The Letelier-Moffitt Award is named after the late Orlando Letelier, a paid Cuban intelligence Read More...
Parishioners sit inside the renovated Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga., on Jan. 19, 2002. (Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

MARXIST ‘CRITICAL RACE THEORY’ INFILTRATES CHURCHES, THE CULTURE

Trevor Loudon  |  The Epoch Times*  | August 1, 2019, Updated: August 8, 2019 Commentary When the Southern Baptists, the largest Protestant denomination in the country, endorse “critical race theory” (CRT), you know American Christianity has a Marxism problem. At the Southern Baptist national convention in Birmingham, Alabama, in June, a resolution on CRT and “intersectionality” gained passage with a strong majority. The resolution affirmed the Bible as “the first, last, and sufficient authority” in guiding the church on dealing with social evils and Read More...