Tag: Communism

Dr. Strangetrump or How John Bolton Learned to Stop Worrying And Love The Communists

Members of the Trump administration are well known for their harsh criticisms of the far-left governments in Venezuela and Cuba. But while the Trump administration falls solidly within the lingering post-Cold War anti-communist atmosphere that continues to linger in Washington in spite of the fact that there are very few […]

In 1992 Bill Clinton Was Accused of “Going Russian” by George H.W. Bush, But Few Mention it Today

When a former CIA director accused Bill Clinton of being in-league with the KGB The 1992 US Presidential election was one that the incumbent George H.W. Bush was ‘supposed’ to win. After the former CIA director served as Vice President for eight years behind a personally popular Ronald Reagan, 1988 […]

Duterte’s Critics Are a Combination of Outdated Ideologues, Bigots And Wilfully Misinformed Useful Idiots of The Yellow Agenda

President Duterte’s approval ratings in The Philippines remain incredibly high, both by the standards of his contemporaries and by international standards. His continued popularity in his country, demonstrates that Filipinos know something that many overseas have not yet been able to grasp. As of December 2017, President Duterte had an […]

Barry Goldwater: The Self-Styled “Extremist” Whose Politics Were Endlessly More Rational Than Anything In Today’s Washington

While once a political standard bearer for the conservative movement within the Republican party and a man whom conservatives in the US could set their watch to, former US Senator Barry Goldwater now reads like a political enigma, twenty years after his death in 1998. Goldwater rose to prominence as […]

Fact Check: Duterte is Not The First Genuinely Progressive Leader To Oppose a “Communist Party”

The government of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has made a move to formally ban the Communist Party of The Philippines as talks with its armed faction, the┬áNew People’s Army (NPA) have broken down. Duterte’s move has confounded many foreign analysts who correctly understand Duterte’s government to have many progressive elements. […]