Communism

Newsweek Seriously Asks: 'Was Russia Better Off Red?'

The October 12 issue of Newsweek asked: "Was Russia Better Off Red?" The "Back Story" page of the magazine featured a graphic comparing life under communism to now: "Since the collapse of the ...

Stalinist Paul Robeson Again Hailed As a "Giant of the Civil Rights Movement"

Columnist Peter Applebome devotes a single sentence to actor-singer Paul Robeson's Stalinism, then ludicrously calls Robeson an "uncompromising human rights advocate."

Karl Marx Is 'Back in Vogue,' Times Book Reviewer Enthuses

The Times' Dwight Garner rhapsodizes over a revisionist biography of Engels, the friendly, "jovial" co-writer of "The Communist Manifesto."

The Times Fails to Call Genocidal Khmer Rouge Regime "Communist"

Reporter Seth Mydans reverts to old bad habits in his followup story on a trial in Cambodia of a Khmer Rouge torturer.

Hypocritical Tears for "Red Scare" Victims in '50s NYC

Ralph Blumenthal on Communist teachers dismissed from NYC schools: "It was the height of the Red Scare, and the nation was gripped by hysteria over loyalty and subversion....The Board of ...

Peter Goodman's Marxist Mindset: Hummer a Sign of "Wasteful Decadence"

Peter Goodman: "Yes, that Hummer, maker of the famously gas-guzzling behemoths whose menacing width and armor trace their provenance to the American military....the Hummer has become an object ...

Harsh Al Qaeda Interrogation Blurred Difference Between Terrorists and U.S.?

Talking about the history of harsh interrogiation tactics, the Times is suddenly employing "Chinese Communists" as a pejorative and calling Communist Khmer Rouge genocidist Pol Pot a "despot." ...

The Times Finally Puts Right Label on Communist Khmer Rouge

Times Watch recently criticized the paper for scrubbing a reference to the Communist nature of the genocidal Khmer Rouge. Today, the word "Communist" is prominent.

Ignoring Communist Ideology of Murderous Khmer Rouge

Two Seth Mydans stories from a Khmer Rouge trial in Phnom Penh ignore the communist ideology behind the liquidation of two million Cambodians by the fanatical movement, to the point of removing a ...

Tear Down Those Anti-Capitalist Manifestos, Comrades

Really? "The Shining Path Maoists now embrace capitalism in the form of an illicit business."
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