Category Archives: Socialist Opinion Shapers

Democratic Socialists of America holds a rally in New York on Oct. 30, 2017. (Working Families Party/CC BY-NC 2.0)

COMRADES FOR CONGRESS: DSA LISTS MORE THAN 100 ‘PROGRESSIVE’ CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES FOR 2020

By Trevor Loudon  |  The Epoch Times Commentary In September, the United States’ largest Marxist organization, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), posted a list of “progressives” running for the House of Representatives in 2020. The list, posted on a DSA Reddit page, names more than 100 candidates in over 30 states, from Alaska to Florida, California to Maine. The list includes many hopeless candidates, but also includes several who have a good chance of winning seats, or at least running their Read More...
DURHAM, N.C - NOVEMBER 8:  A woman votes on November 8, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. African American turn out to the polls was reporting low across the battleground state.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

HOW AND WHY PRO-CHINA COMMUNISTS TOOK OVER DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA—HUGE IMPLICATIONS FOR 2020

By Trevor Loudon  |  The Epoch Times Commentary Pro-China communists from the Liberation Road group have insinuated their supporters and allies into several key positions in the city government of Durham, North Carolina. Liberation Road has been highly influential in flipping neighboring Virginia from a Republican to a Democratic state; North Carolina is the next target. Liberation Road has a strategy of destroying the Republican Party base in the South—what it terms the “New Confederacy”—by using the minority voting base to flip county Read More...

DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA ADOPTS COMMUNIST ‘RED DEAL’: HOW LONG UNTIL THE DEMOCRATS FOLLOW SUIT?

By Trevor Loudon  | The Epoch Times Commentary This country’s largest Marxist organization, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), played a major role in pushing the Green New Deal into the highest reaches of the Democratic Party. The Green New Deal is supported by more than 90 members of the House of Representatives and 15 senators, including presidential candidates Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Now, the DSA has endorsed a related project, the “Red Deal,” Read More...
Freedom Road Socialist Organization supporters during an anti-Trump march in Washington on Jan. 20, 2017. (slowking4/GFDL 1.2)

CREDIBLE THREAT: PRO-CHINA COMMUNISTS WORK TO DESTROY THE ‘NEW CONFEDERACY’ — THE REPUBLICAN PARTY’S SOUTHERN BASE

By Trevor Loudon  | The Epoch Times Commentary The Republican Party seems oblivious to a major threat developing in its Southern stronghold. Pro-China communists from the Liberation Road group are working to flip Republican-held states in the South one by one. Virginia has already fallen. North Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee are next on the list. If the communists can flip toss-up states Florida and North Carolina in 2020, President Donald Trump will likely be a one-term president and the Republican Party will Read More...
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...