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Domestically, the Anti-Communist hysteria that seized the United States in the early 1950s might have been even worse. Truman would have faced tremendous criticism from Republicans for being "soft" on communism. Without a war to fight, Eisenhower might not have seemed as appealing to the Republican party, opening ...
It seems like so many dictators just love movies. We all do, but absolute power takes it to a whole new level. Gaddafi had a channel set up just to play his favorite movie - his one favorite movie. Kim Jong-il kidnapped his favorite actors and actresses to star in North Korea's movies. Then, of course, the next natural step for ...

The Catholic Church came to terms with the new international, post-colonial, liberal-democratic order: it was officially post-fascist and Anti-Communist, despite the institutional church's support for some fascist regimes (Spain, Portugal, Latin America) even long after the end of Vatican II, and despite the fact ...
Some progressives hold up economic populism as a solution to the problem of white working-class voters who chose Donald Trump. Free college, breaking up Wall Street banks, Medicare for all - these and other policy messages became popular during Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders' brief ...
However, the legal distinction between refugees and migrants has been ideological from the outset, formally emerging in the early 1950s as an Anti-Communist tool wielded by U.S. and Western European governments. Under U.S. law, the concept of a "refugee" first emerged to describe individuals seeking ...
China's state media have made significant inroads into Australia's ethnic Chinese media, of which the majority now report on China favourably by contrast to the mostly Anti-Communist stance of a few decades ago. A change that is less heeded (yet is arguably as important, if not more so) has been the ...

China's space dreams were on their way to becoming reality when it was reported 40 years ago that the country was on the verge of sending its first man into space. The feat was eventually achieved in 2003. Back on Earth, legendary casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun was envisioning a more humble ...
Bollocks to that said Voltaire, as did Bernstein and Hellman, who saw in Voltaire's morality tale a parallel to the Anti-Communist mania of Joseph McCarthy and its jingoistic brand of American patriotism. The problem was the episodic nature of the story as Voltaire's ever-optimistic hero stumbles through one ...
The pamphlet warned its audiences to look for certain keywords such as "McCarthyism," "violation of civil rights," "racial or religious discrimination" or "peace" to spot a communist. | Photo: Screenshot of the video by Open culture/teleSUR. Previous; Next. Published 31 January 2018 (8 hours 55 minutes ago). 0. Comments.
The exhibition also revisits the question of politicized artistic attitudes to suggest that the socialist state apparatus was not only challenged by Anti-Communist positions but also by critical voices insisting on democratic socialist principles or remonstrating the bitter ideological competition of the Cold War.
But it swung U.S. public opinion decisively away from the Anti-Communist fight, ultimately leading to the American pullout. women were integral to the communist North's battle against American "foreign invaders," working mainly in non-combat roles for most of the war as Spies and guides, cooks and ...
... killed in the anti-Chinese/Anti-Communist pogroms that accompanied the ousting of Indonesian president Sukarno in 1965-66 and were continued by his successor, Suharto. Young Indonesians stage a violent anti-Chinese demonstration in front of the Chinese embassy in Jakarta in 1967. Picture: AFP.
Hoping for an encore, CIA director Allen W. Dulles in 1954 sent Lansdale to Saigon, hoping to prop up a pro-American, Anti-Communist regime as the United States supplanted the French after their defeat at the hands of Ho Chi Minh's Viet Minh. To the surprise of many, including bureaucratic doubters, ...
While Budi was inside the courtroom learning his fate, hundreds of his supporters and Anti-Communist protesters gathered outside as police officers armed with a water cannon watched over ... Members of the Anti-Communist Revival Movement (GAKK) said they supported the guilty verdict and sentencing.
But it swung US public opinion decisively away from the Anti-Communist fight, ultimately leading to the American pullout. women were integral to the communist North's battle against American "foreign invaders", working mainly in non-combat roles for most of the war as Spies and guides, cooks and ...
"The prosecution proved convincingly that the defendant committed a criminal offence against the state," presiding judge Putu Endru Sonata told Banyuwangi district court on Jan. 23. Hundreds of Anti-Communist group members protested against Budiawan outside the court as the verdict was read on Jan.
Hundreds of Anti-Communist group members protested against Budiawan outside the court as the verdict was read on Tuesday. Last year prosecutors sought a two-year prison term for a 24-year-old goat herder who uploaded a selfie of himself holding a framed picture of the hammer and sickle. His trial is ...

Budiawan's prosecution for alleged communist sympathies coincides with a recent surge in efforts by elements of the Indonesian security forces to stoke "Anti-Communist" paranoia. This is a response to calls for accountability for the 1965-66 massacres, in which between 500,000 to one million people were ...
The recent rally staged in Jakarta by hard-line Islamic groups to protest a perceived growth in communist influence was extremely ironic given that many of the city's prided iconic sites are themselves influenced by communist architecture, The New York Times has highlighted. At the end of September, ...
Secondly, although Pakistan joined the Washington-led and Anti-Communist SEATO and CENTO alliances in the 1950s and it also fought America's jihad in Afghanistan against the Soviet Union during the 1980s, but we must bear in mind that there were actually two communist power centres during the ...
Siklova spent a year in prison in 1981, four years after the persecuted opposition came up with the Anti-Communist manifesto called Charter 77, which both Siklova and Pithart signed. Pithart believes that Soviet-imposed communism in Eastern Europe was merely a disguise for "the Russian imperial idea" ...
... Western-backed Anti-Communist Mujahideen forces and the country plunged into civil war. Despite the Mujahideen's military successes, they failed to form a functioning government as in-fighting erupted. These internecine conflicts further divided the country along ethnolinguistic and sectarian cleavages.
It cited the "New Villages" policy put in place by British colonialists in what was then Malaya at the height of the global Anti-Communist sentiment in the 1950s. The policy saw the segregation of communities, especially the Chinese, in guarded enclaves, so as to prevent the spread of pro-independence ...
In 1948, the American-backed, Anti-Communist southern administration, based in Seoul, declared itself the Republic of Korea. It was led by Syngman Rhee, who lived in exile in the United States for many years and was installed as the South Korean leader by the Office of Strategic Services, a predecessor ...
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of Holy Cross Father Patrick Peyton and St John Paul II's mentor, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski. The Pope approved the decrees recognising their heroic virtues during an audience on December 18 with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for ...
A few days ago, he comes out with an essay explaining why he is Anti-Communist. He says he basically does not prefer violence. In other words, Claudio reduces all history of the confrontation between reaction and revolution to a question of one's likes and dislikes. Worse, he reduces the stakes of the ...
At its most frenzied, the Anti-Communist mind conjured up a metastasizing evil, hell-bent on world domination. In the following essay -- which first appeared in the 1984 edition of socialist Register -- Ralph Miliband and Marcel Liebman explore the historic uses of anti-communism and debunk some of the ...
In 1956, Lee Edwards was a 20-something college graduate, fresh out of the army and studying at the Sorbonne in Paris. It was there he heard the news that Hungarians had revolted against the policies imposed by the Soviet Union. "(It was) this incredible story of young men and women standing up to the ...
While the Soviet policies were widely popular with the bulk of the North's laborer and peasant population, most middle-class Koreans fled south of the 38th parallel, where the majority of the Korean population resides today. Meanwhile, the U.S.-supported regime in the South clearly favored Anti-Communist, ...
The content of the leaflets was termed "Anti-Communist Party" and "anti-Vietnam." Thanh and Loc each received 14 years in prison--the longest sentences issued Thursday--while Dat was jailed for 13 years. The rest of the defendants received sentences of between three and 12 years. All of the nine ...
He fought in the Anti-Communist Malayan Emergency and was on a jungle patrol on the Thai-Malay border when a cobra spat at him. Since the 60s, he has been arguing that his eyesight was damaged during military service. His overall pension package did not include compensation for loss of sight, but a ...
I urge all of my friends and CHQ readers to add Just Right by Lee Edwards to their Christmas list, not only is it a joy to read, but it is an essential chronicle of the rise of the modern conservative movement through the eyes of one of the few men who have been at the center of it all from 1958 to the present.
A few days ago, he comes out with an essay explaining why he is Anti-Communist. He says he basically does not prefer violence. In other words, Claudio reduces all history of the confrontation between reaction and revolution to a question of one's likes and dislikes. Worse, he reduces the stakes of the ...
At its most frenzied, the Anti-Communist mind conjured up a metastasizing evil, hell-bent on world domination. In the following essay -- which first appeared in the 1984 edition of socialist Register -- Ralph Miliband and Marcel Liebman explore the historic uses of anti-communism and debunk some of the ...
Last month marked the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, which, after five years of civil war, ushered in the creation of the Soviet Union in 1922. Given the ways in which these events influenced the trajectory of the 20th century, this anniversary has spawned scores of new books, think pieces, ...
In 1958, the Anti-Communist John Birch Society was formed in Indianapolis. In 1962, the Petrified Forest in Arizona was designated a national park. In 1975, President Gerald R. Ford signed a $2.3 billion seasonal loan-authorization that officials of New York City and State said would prevent a city default.
In 1956, Lee Edwards was a 20-something college graduate, fresh out of the army and studying at the Sorbonne in Paris. It was there he heard the news that Hungarians had revolted against the policies imposed by the Soviet Union. "(It was) this incredible story of young men and women standing up to the ...
In 1956, Lee Edwards was a 20-something college graduate, fresh out of the army and studying at the Sorbonne in Paris. It was there he heard the news that Hungarians had revolted against the policies imposed by the Soviet Union. "(It was) this incredible story of young men and women standing up to the ...
Exclusive: Amid President Duterte's war on the communist New People's army, over 345 Indigenous families are facing what they say is clear land theft by mining companies assisted by the Philippine Army and paramilitaries. Phillippines ...
When Stalin made an alliance with Hitler in 1939, the powers that be in Hollywood became more overtly Anti-Communist. Walt Disney prepared a campaign against communist agitators, but became sidetracked as American involvement in World War II began. As a young actor, Ronald Reagan was elected ...
The extent of American operational support to the Anti-Communist campaigns in South America is not clear. John Dinges, the author of "The Condor Years," stated : "The U.S.' involvement is described as the green light, red light policy. Kissinger was in Santiago talking to Pinochet and the other leaders ...
Prime Minister Robert Menzies chats with President Kennedy during a visit to the White House, Washington, Feb. 24, 1961. They posed for photographers in the Red Room of the Mansion. (AP Photo). Sir Robert Menzies was Australia's longest serving Prime Minister, first holding office at the beginning of ...
Jakarta: An Indonesian organisation investigating the 1965-1966 Anti-Communist purges, said on Friday that it has found 16 new mass graves on Java island that could contain some 5,000 bodies. The murder Victims Research Foundation YPKP 65, which had previously discovered another 122 mass ...
Jakarta: A new set of mass graves from Indonesia's Anti-Communist purges has been discovered, a victim right's group said on Thursday (Nov 16), after recently declassified US documents showed Washington had full knowledge of the extent of the brutal massacres. About 16 new grave sites containing ...
While there is some truth to that assertion it is often raised to Anti-Communist caricature. For in fact, there was significant struggle inside the Comintern and like all structures, there was a struggle for political power among communist parties who did disagree on many subjects and while of course courting ...
Mid-November 1957 was a very busy time on the Bluff. veterans Day events, Greek life rushes and Homecoming festivities filled the ...
("He's a bastard, but he's our bastard," as Harry Truman is reputed to have said of an Anti-Communist tyrant in Nicaragua.) Mr Trump's attitude ...
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, the communist uprising that led to the creation of the Soviet Union ...
In Greece, a civil war erupted with Western powers backing Anti-Communist forces. By the 1960s, social unrest was widespread. The upheaval ...
The case of Lucille Miller raises difficult questions. Was she the victim of a government trying to suppress her radical, often fringe, political ...


 

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