“For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog. For many people in the West, it is still a living lion.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Eugene Lyons in his younger, communist days
In 1950 Congress passed the Internal Security Act and, four years later, the Communist Control Act. It condemned communism and the Communist Party of the United States. Today a sizeable portion of Congress actually belongs to the Communist Party U.S.A. or is sympathetic to it. In a recent poll, 40 percent of Americans prefer communism to capitalism. Continue reading →
Photo credit: Ileana Johnson 2017
Following Trevor Loudon’s appearance at CPAC 2017, a small group of activists organized a viewing of Loudon’s documentary, “Enemies Within,” on February 27, 2017. Continue reading →
Radu Mihaileanu’s 1999 award winning movie, “Train of Life,” is a metaphor for the resilience of the human spirit and the desire to be free with a decidedly anti-communist and anti-Nazi message.
Art imitates life in a series of comedic one-liners describing a very serious topic, the deportation of the Jews to the concentration camps during World War II. But it is a fairy tale with a twist. An entire shtetl (village) in Eastern Europe is self-deporting to the Promised Land, Eretz, Israel, via Ukraine – Russia – Palestine, in the year 5701 (1941) on the advice of the “crazy” village fool, Shlomo Rothschild. Continue reading →