Left Anticommunism: the Unkindest Cut

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In addition to endorsing Hillary Clinton, Chomsky also negates the volumes of research challenging the official version of 9-11, and the JFK, RFK and King assassinations.

The Espresso Stalinist

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BY MICHAEL PARENTI

Despite a lifetime of “shaming” the system, NOAM CHOMSKY, America’s foremost “engagé” intellectual, remains an unrepentant left anticommunist.

In the United States, for over a hundred years, the ruling interests tirelessly propagated anticommunism among the populace, until it became more like a religious orthodoxy than a political analysis. During the Cold War, the anticommunist ideological framework could transform any data about existing communist societies into hostile evidence. If the Soviets refused to negotiate a point, they were intransigent and belligerent; if they appeared willing to make concessions, this was but a skillful ploy to put us off our guard. By opposing arms limitations, they would have demonstrated their aggressive intent; but when in fact they supported most armament treaties, it was because they were mendacious and manipulative. If the churches in the USSR were empty, this demonstrated that religion was suppressed; but if the churches were full…

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9 thoughts on “Left Anticommunism: the Unkindest Cut

  1. Commune and communism are purported to be negative and drive the majority from the word and life of community….brilliant strategy!

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  2. Pingback: Left Anticommunism: the Unkindest Cut | Taking Sides

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