Tag Archives: Red-Baiting

Steve Russell :
Pete Seeger: ‘To Everything, There Is a Season’

Asked by HUAC if he had sung for Communists, Pete replied: ‘I have sung in hobo jungles, and I have sung for the Rockefellers, and I am proud that I have never refused to sing for anybody.’ By Steve Russell … finish reading Steve Russell :
Pete Seeger: ‘To Everything, There Is a Season’

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Robert Jensen : Will Potter and ‘Green is the New Red’

Image from TreeHugger.Green is the New Red:An interview with Will Potter By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / July 27, 2011 For centuries, the arbitrary use of power by the state against dissidents has been a key threat to … finish reading Robert Jensen : Will Potter and ‘Green is the New Red’

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The Afrikaner Party : GOP vs. Van Jones & Team Obama

Van Jones (top) “should sue the living shit out of Glenn Beck.”The Afrikaner Party draws first blood:Van Jones, Obama and the audacity of capitulation By Tim Wise / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2009 Van Jones, special advisor to … finish reading The Afrikaner Party : GOP vs. Van Jones & Team Obama

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The New McCarthyism : Van Jones Fed to King CONG

Portrait of Van Jones by Robert Shetterly / Americans Who Tell the Truth.Obama has fed his green Jones to King CONG With clarity and verve [Van] Jones finally brought to the mainstream the critical message that what’s good for the … finish reading The New McCarthyism : Van Jones Fed to King CONG

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Paul Robeson : Sixty Years After Peekskill

Paul Robeson. Photo from Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives.Remembering Paul Robeson:Sixty years after the Peekskill Riots By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / September 4, 2009 On September 4, 1949, an angry crowd surrounded the 20,000 friends of … finish reading Paul Robeson : Sixty Years After Peekskill

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Texan Creekmore Fath : He Paddled His Own Canoe

Creekmore Fath with former law partner — and U.S. Congressman — Bob Eckhardt. Photo by Alan Pogue.So Long to the ‘Communist Threat’:Creekmore Fath, last of a generation of progressive activists I met Fath during… future U.S. Sen. Ralph Yarborough’s losing … finish reading Texan Creekmore Fath : He Paddled His Own Canoe

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Red-Baiting and Racism : Socialism as the New Black Bogeyman

Obama as Joker: Poster currently being distributed in Los Angeles.Red-baiting and racism:When ‘socialism’ isn’t really about socialism This noise is about race. It is about ‘othering’ a President who is seen as a symbol of white dispossession: dispossession of white … finish reading Red-Baiting and Racism : Socialism as the New Black Bogeyman

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Dana Cloud : Identifying the Real David Horowitz

David Horowitz, a prominent neo-conservative writer, activist and founder of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, claims that UC Irvine’s Muslim Student Union supports terrorism against Jews. Photo: Sandra Lee.The McCarthyism That Horowitz Built: The Cases of Margo Ramlal Nankoe, William … finish reading Dana Cloud : Identifying the Real David Horowitz

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Keith Olbermann : Special Comment: Divide and Conquer, Again?

Keith Olbermann offered a “Special Comment” tonight on his show Countdown, criticizing the McCain campaign and other Republicans, like Michele Bachmann, for their use of divisive politics during the campaign. The full text follows. ‘A Special Comment tonight about the … finish reading Keith Olbermann : Special Comment: Divide and Conquer, Again?

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