Left-Wing

Dr. Margaret Flowers is a full-time activist, seriously. From occupying the streets, organizing nation-wide actions, events & rallies, she now has her sights set on the Senate – and her place in…







From Michael Parenti’s 1996 book Dirty Truths:

Often the term “conspiracy” is applied dismissively whenever one suggests that people who occupy positions of political and economic power are consciously dedicated to advancing their elite interests. Even when they openly profess their designs, there are those who deny that intent is involved. In 1994, the officers of the Federal Reserve announced they would pursue monetary policies designed to maintain a high level of unemployment in order to safeguard against “overheating” the economy. Like any creditor class, they preferred a deflationary course. When an acquaintance of mine mentioned this to friends, he was greeted skeptically, “Do you think the Fed bankers are deliberately trying to keep people unemployed?” In fact, not only did he think it, it was announced on the financial pages of the press. Still, his friends assumed he was imagining a conspiracy because he ascribed self-interested collusion to powerful people.

At a World Affairs Council meeting in San Francisco, I remarked to a participant that U.S. leaders were pushing hard for the reinstatement of capitalism in the former communist countries…





From Nick Pell at Red Star Times Four things happened recently that I think require attention. They speak to not just the world that we live in as it is, but the…


From Nick Pell at Red Star Times “The Communist Party cannot fulfill its mission except by preserving, completely and unconditionally, its political and organizational independence apart from all other parties and organizations…


Steve Baldwin for the Western Center for Journalism: Very few Americans realize there exists a large network of far left philanthropists and foundations in America dedicated to destroying the American way of…


David Brooks disses tea partiers, the ‘New Left’ and conspiracy theorists in the New York Times (where else?): About 40 years ago, a social movement arose to destroy the establishment. The people…


John Avlon writes on the Daily Beast: The Birthers were back in force at the National Tea Party Convention in Nashville. The high-profile resurgence of the Birther claims on cable television provoked…