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EuroMaidan Left to the West: Where's My Solidarity?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 06.11.2014 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

As East-West tensions steadily deteriorate, Ukrainian leftists may wonder what has become of their Western counterparts. Locked into a rigid ideologi...

Right Wing 'Wanted' Poster for JFK: Sound Familiar?

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The difference between the '60s paranoia and today's is that now we have FoxNews, Drudge, talk-radio the internet, and billionaire funders so that this insanity can magnified and instantaneously transmitted to larger and larger audiences.

Communists Meet Gangnam Style: Alain Badiou and Slavoj Žižek in South Korea

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
John R. Eperjesi

The irony of holding an event on communism and Marxism in Gangnam, the zone of gaudy consumerism made famous by Psy, was lost on no one. This irony was compounded by the fact that Gangnam is only 35 miles away from the DMZ.

More Rights For Commies In Nevada

AP | Posted 06.01.2013 | Weird News

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- It's no longer OK to fire someone in Nevada just because they're a Communist. Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill Wedne...

Tail Gunner Ted Cruz

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Cruz Claims Hagel Inspired Marx

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.27.2013 | Comedy
Paul Abrams

Senator Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on Defense Secretary nominee Hagel, asserting a direct link to Karl Marx:"History shows that Marx not only read Hagel, but took his inspiration from him," said the Princeton-educated, Harvard Law School graduate.

Castro Era To End In 2018

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 02.25.2013 | World

HAVANA -- It's been more than 54 years since someone not named "Castro" led Cuba, and it will likely be five more. But now islanders and exiles alike...

Kim Jong-Il Becomes A Tourist Trap

Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel

Here is a bit of wisdom you won't find in Mao's Little Red Book: The embalmed bodies of former communist leaders make great tourist attractions, bring...

Vietnam Finds Mass Grave Of Communist Soldiers

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

HANOI, Vietnam -- Farmers have found a grave containing the remains of at least 20 communist soldiers killed during the Vietnam War. Military officer...

Bush Brother's Communist Photo Makes Waves In China

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Neil Bush, younger brother of former President George W. Bush, raised some eyebrows on Monday after posting a picture showing him decked out in gear t...

Social Engineering and the Politics of Ignorance

Paul Stoller | Posted 09.02.2012 | Education
Paul Stoller

Given the impoverished state of American literacy, is it any wonder that negative political ads, so filled with half-truths, misleading statements and boldface lies, have had such an impact on millions of adults?

John Celock

Senate Hopeful Praises Tea Party Leader's Shocking Obama Comparison

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

The Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania praised a local Tea Party member who had just compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler dur...

Allen West Triples Down On 'Communists'

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is out with an op-ed this week again defending his claim that a number of House Democrats are actually members of the Communi...

Rep. Allen West: "Eleven of Jesus's Apostles Were Communists"

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Robert S. McElvaine

Freshman Republican congressman Allen West of Florida issued a new bombshell on Sunday, announcing that he has found what he said is "incontrovertible evidence" that eleven of the twelve apostles of Jesus were card-carrying members of the Communist Party.

Does Mitt Romney Need a Sistah Souljah Moment?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Twenty years ago, Bill Clinton demonstrated his centrist credentials by criticizing controversial rapper Sistah Souljah. Expressing a similar statement about the Tea Party, Rush Limbaugh or some other visible right wing figure would help Romney accomplish the same thing.

Astoria Characters: The Well-Engineered Family

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Jarda Nehybka never thought he'd have a wife and two tow-headed toddlers, not at this age, 69.

Wanted: New Palestinian Political Parties

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.21.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

If the coming year will witness the birth of the state of Palestine, we need to see from now what kind of state it will be. Programs that can give concrete answers to this question will undoubtedly do better than generalities.

Reading the Tea Leaves of Domestic Terrorism

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

I have become keenly aware that deliberately overheated rhetoric and pernicious public speech by our national leaders tacitly grants permission for the weak minded and mentally ill to commit atrocities.

"The Second Time as Farce": Lebanon's Al Akhbar newspaper

Ben S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben S. Cohen

Marx's observation, proffered in The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, about history repeating itself first as tragedy, then as farce, has been r...

The Reincarnation of Joseph McCarthy -- Congressman King

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

America is not at war with Islam. But if Mr. King's hearings go as planned, it is a safe bet that lots of Muslims will believe the Republican party is.

Memoir By Tiananmen Decision-Maker Stopped From Going To Press

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong publisher said Sunday he has scrapped plans to publish an insider account of Beijing's decision-making behind its 1989 crack...

The Hutaree Militia & the Charge of Seditious Conspiracy

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

9 People from the Hutaree militia have been charged with seditious conspiracy in a Michigan federal court. No one on the radical right has ever been convicted of plotting to overthrow by force of arms the US Government. Will this be the first?

Rev. Jim Wallis: Glenn Beck Is Wrong, Social Justice Is At The Heart Of Gospel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Christian author and social justice advocate Rev. Jim Wallis appeared on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" Friday evening to talk about Glenn Beck's re...

Berlusconi Blames Political Woes On "Communist" Enemies

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gave a foretaste of how he may defend himself when he goes back on trial for corrupt...

Moldova Elections: Communists Lose

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Moldova's pro-Western opposition parties have defeated the Communist Party in repeat parliamentary elections. With most of the votes tabulated, the C...