Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Socialist Party

New Zeal Martin Luther King, Jr. made his famous “I have a dream” speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which took place on August 28, 1963. It culminated in a gathering at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. According to Boston Democratic Socialists of America publication Yankee Radical, September/October 2010 page 3, the Socialist Party USA played a major, but covert, role in Martin … [Read more...]

Panetta Report 2: Leon Panetta Paid Tribute to Pro-Communist Peace Activist

New Zeal Panetta Report 1 here. Leon Panetta While a Southern California based congressman in the 1970s and ’80s, CIA director and Obama Secretary of Defense nominee Leon Panetta, was close to a pro-communist, Santa Cruz based “peace activist” named Lucy Haessler. In spite (or perhaps because of) Haessler’s involvement with the Women’s International Democratic Federation, Panetta placed a tribute in … [Read more...]

Socialist Workers Party Off to Cairo (from Madison)

The U.S. Socialist Workers Party is sending cadre fresh from the battlefields of Madison, Wisconsin to Cairo to peddle Marxist literature to the Egyptian masses. From the Militant: “I just returned from Madison, Wisconsin, this past weekend, meeting and talking to working people involved in the fight there, introducing them to the Militant,” said Dan Fein, a worker at a pharmaceutical plant in New York. “Soon, … [Read more...]

Why Wisconsin? Warning: History

Elements of this article have also appeared in "Truthing Up, in the Face of Marxist Spawned Power in Wisconsin." On, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin! Plunge right through that line! Run the bill clear through that crowd, Get out of debt this time! (U rah rah!) On, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin! Or it’s Cloward-Piven time. Fight! Fellows! – fight, fight, fight! Or it‘ll be our behinds! I imagine you are aware of all … [Read more...]

Dueling Demonstrations: Socialist Rally in DC 10/2 vs. Restoring Honor

Listen to this column online The progressive world was shocked by the throngs of people who gathered at the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28 in response to Glenn Beck's call to attend his "Restoring Honor" rally. Crowd estimates ranged from 87,000 to more than 500,000, which liberal media talking heads discounted as little more than the number of tourists in Washington on any given day. Across town, Rev. Al Sharpton … [Read more...]