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Topic: Anticommunist

  Lapua Movement
Lapua Movement (Lapuan liike) was initially an anticommunist political movement in Finland.
In the Civil War Ostrobothnia was one of the most important bases of the White army, and anticommunist sentiments remained extremely popular in Ostrobothnia also after the war.
December 1 an anticommunist meeting was held, attracting more than one thousand people.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/la/Lapua_movement.html   (519 words)

 Political Tests for Professors: Academic Freedom during the McCarthy Years - October 7, 1999
Anticommunist laws and loyalty oaths were on the books, HUAC was in operation, and the FBI had put much of the left under surveillance.
In their willingness to punish the men and women who were fingered by the anticommunist professionals during the first stage of the operation, the nation's educational leaders differed little from the movie moguls who imposed the Hollywood fllist or the state and federal bureaucrats who fired people on the word of anonymous informers.
When the Regents adopted the anticommunist disclaimer in the spring of 1949, they did so because they wanted to show that the university was on top of the communist issue.
sunsite.berkeley.edu /UCHistory/archives_exhibits/loyaltyoath/symposium/schrecker.html   (5664 words)

 Foreign Affairs - Anticommunism's Two Faces: The Irresponsible Won Out - Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Anticommunist sentiment drew from the left as well as the right, from trade union halls as well as corporate boardrooms, from the soapbox as well as the pulpit; its adherents included the labor leader Walter Reuther as well as Francis Cardinal Spellman, the socialist Norman Thomas as well as Senator Joseph McCarthy.
One consisted of those whom he calls, rather awkwardly, "countersubversive anticommunists," persons "obsessed with uncovering plots that were, for the most part, figments of their own imagination." The other consisted of "responsible Americans with an anticommunism rooted in a realistic and principled view of the world."
For responsible anticommunists, how-ever, communism was a threat to America, not a threat in America.
www.foreignaffairs.org /19960101fareviewessay4179/arthur-m-schlesinger-jr/anticommunism-s-two-faces-the-irresponsible-won-out.html?mode=print   (1205 words)

 Jelani Cobb:::::Opening Ranks: A Post-History and Conclusion
To be sure, George Schuyler and Kelly Miller remained as vociferously anticommunist as ever, but with attention increasingly focused on the spread of fascism (and Communists helping to lead the fight against its proliferation), it became more difficult to employ anticommunist rhetoric strategically.
Anticommunists found public utility for their ideas again, as the early 1940s were marked by a number of liberal civil rights workers being cited for subversion by the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Thus, by the early 1950s, fl anticommunists found themselves in a sort of feedback loop wherein their anticommunism contributed to a prevailing anticommunist ethos that in turn fueled the efforts of conservatives to block civil rights reform.
www.jelanicobb.com /portfolio/opening_ranks.html   (4316 words)

 Press Statement • Successful meeting in Brussels against anticommunist resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
They likewise pointed out the danger that such anticommunist measures would entail for trade unionists, student and youth activists and democrats.
The participants issued a call for all democratic and peace-loving members of the parliaments of the different member countries of the Council of Europe to clearly reject the anticommunist draft resolution.
As a case in point, they expressed their solidarity with the Communist Union of Youth (KSM), which the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic is threatening with prohibition, and they registered their firm protest against any such threat or measure.
www.ptb.be /scripts/print.phtml?section=A3AAB2BA&object_id=29773&action=Print   (539 words)

 IRC | RightWeb | Group Watch: Christian Anti-Communism Crusade
An aggressively anticommunist evangelical organization, the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade (CACC) was founded in Waterloo, Iowa, by Dr. Fred C. Schwarz in l953.
A conference was held between a Crusade team, led by John Whitehall, and senior officers of the Philippines military in l986.
Walter Judd is on the natl advisory board of the American Freedom Coalition, an organization with financial and leadership ties to the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church and its offshoots.
rightweb.irc-online.org /groupwatch/cacc.php   (2417 words)

 Conclusions excerpted from the book In the Name of Democracy U.S. Policy Toward Latin America in the Reagan Years
One-half of the Reagan administration's intensive anticommunist campaign in Central America was bolstering the governments of the countries it saw as threatened by internal or external leftist aggression-El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Costa Rica.
The invasion was an anticommunist intervention aimed at rolling back one small part of the outer fringe of the Soviet Union's sphere of influence.
The moderates tended to be interested in promoting democracy as a necessary component of anticommunist policies and as a valid policy goal in and of itself.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Ronald_Reagan/Conclusions_ITNOD.html   (8071 words)

 Elections 2005 in Moldova - Opinions - Analitics - 16/02/2005 - Anticommunist hysteria, the reason of the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
And the most representative part, the exponent of which are the Bloc „Democratic Moldova” and the People’s Christian Democratic Party and which are able to address a constructive message, got stick on the refrain of anticommunist hysteria, openly threatening to organise a state coup.
With an assistance of the specialists in political technologies from Russia who are processing the Bloc’s campaign, they got positioned on the ruler of political spectrum with a sign of “minus”, destructive one.
In the case of PCDP, the anticommunist hysteria is already a tradition and allows Iurie Rosca to gain sufficient percentage for becoming again a parliamentarian.
elections2005.prodemo.md /opinions/analitics/article/en.php?id=531   (1081 words)

 Essay on "Teaching the Conflicts"
The "politically independent" Bellow who shrewdly summons up the anticommunist years when he speaks about the folly of the multiculturalists is the same urban lyricist who is disgusted by Broadway's cultural melange--is the very same PC basher who has challenged the contemporary literary-critical left to show him the Tolstoy of the Zulus.
For most anticommunists of the fifties, Hutchins's ardent promotion of dialogue and "conversation"--the interanimations of a variety of positions, as in Hutchins's Great Books program--meant little more or less than communism, or at the very least a submission to communism, which was in effect communism.
What really unnerved anticommunists yearning to see red in Hutchins was his refutation of the idea that teachers know and give answers, and his promotion of lively discussion in which "sharp differences of opinion lends interest to everyone"--a point (which in context was once thus an anti-anticommunist one) essential to Graff.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/graff.html   (3772 words)

 Mercier/Anaconda: Labor, Community, and Culture in Montana's Smelter City. Chapter 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Patriotic unionism, the anticommunists believed, meant not only returning to mainstream labor goals and honoring their nation's foreign policy agenda but also affirming whiteness.
Anticommunist ideology motivated a few leaders to persevere in their campaign to sabotage Mine-Mill.
Mine-Mill men struggled alone for community acceptance, whereas USWA anticommunists won support from Anaconda business and professional groups, churches, and women who were more persuaded by the promises of a powerful union than the romance of tradition and regionalism.
www.press.uillinois.edu /epub/books/mercier/ch5.html   (12910 words)

 Rice and Rights @ pinas.net :: filipino communities overseas - 'ANTICOMMUNIST HYSTERIA': REPRESSION CONTINUES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
These are just a few of the "aberrations" (alluded to in my last piece) in a nation "in transition"—in the interval between the dying of the old order and the birthing of the new in this benighted country.
The "anticommunist hysteria" (quoted from someone else's piece) whipped up by the state's coercive forces may have something to do with the repression endemic in what is supposed to be a democratic society.
Anticommunism used to be a right-wing ideology and became a "mainstream" ideology, not limited to the middle class, seeing its first wave abroad after the Russian revolution (1918 to the 1920s).
www.pinas.net /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=37&Itemid=38   (597 words)

 European Green Parties
Ecoglasnost was formed from a grassroots environmental movement in March 1989 and quickly became a focal point of anticommunist resistance and a cradle for a new elite of politicians.
In December 1989, it was involved in the formation of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), a broad anticommunist alliance.
After the elections of October 1991, UDF led an anticommunist coalition government and Filip Dimitrov was appointed prime minister.
www.heldref.org /html/greenparties.html   (3843 words)

 Manila Standard: The Future is Ours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
DAVAO — A radio commentator who backed a notorious anticommunist vigilante group in the 1980s was fatally shot as he walked home Saturday night.
Pala rose to local prominence because of his fiery anticommunist radio rhetoric and support of Alsa Masa, a civilian group that fought Marxist guerrillas in Davao in the 1980s.
In recent years, Pala had toned down his anticommunist tirades and shifted his verbal attacks to drug syndicates, corrupt officials and alleged abuses arising from the anticrime campaign of Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, known for his tough crime-busting methods.
www.manilastandardtoday.com /?page=news01_sept08_2003   (336 words)

 specify   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Cold War dominated international relations in excess of forty years and was indefinitely predominantly characterized by the tension between capitalism and communism.
Cowie maintains that it was this atmosphere of mutual accusation and suspicion that fueled the Cold War for such a hostile period in history.
America’s anticommunist defense tactics, McCarthyism, the Marshal Plan, and the Truman Doctrine signified their immense fear of left wing philosophies.
www.studentcentral.co.uk /specify_27970   (375 words)

 U.S. Propaganda Activities in the Middle East - Essay
For their part, representatives of a royal family that characterizes itself as "guardian of the holy places" of Islam have tended to prefer that undue attention not be focused on the Saudi government's reliance on U.S. military protection, or on any quid pro quo arrangements underlying this support.
Anticommunist lectures were also to be delivered to students sent to camps in northern Iraq for disciplinary military training.
During the Cold War, American propaganda was a tool in an anticommunist crusade; today, it is a facet of the U.S. "war on terrorism." Now, as then, it is characterized as a remedy for anti-Americanism.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB78/essay2.htm   (11039 words)

 Democracy by Pressure excerpted from the book In the Name of Democracy U.S. Policy Toward Latin America in the Reagan ...
The early Reagan team was particularly sympathetic to Pinochet, a forceful anticommunist who had ousted the leftist President Salvador Allende in 1973.
Pinochet faced a large communist opposition, including an active guerrilla movement, and appeared to the Reagan administration to be a clear example of an anticommunist leader who merited U.S. support.
The Reagan administration saw Jean-Claude Duvalier as a net positive-although he was a corrupt, repressive, and inept leader, he was firmly anticommunist and pro-United States.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Ronald_Reagan/Pressure_ITNOD.html   (3216 words)

 McCarthyism & the Culture of Fear
The UE and ILWU are two of the few unions that continue to fight McCarthy and Truman and their anticommunist policies throughout the late 1940s and early 1950s (Boyer 1955:342).
The arrest of the leadership, the emergence of informers and anticommunist propaganda cause the CP to go underground and disband many of the organizations it utilizes as vehicles for its social justice work.
Eisenhower’s election in 1952 is the result of an anticommunist and anti-intellectual platform that portrays opponent Adlai Stevenson as an “egghead” (Goldman 1956:244).
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 Albania Deteriorating Relations with the West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Albania restricted the movements of United States and British personnel in the country, charging that they had instigated anticommunist uprisings in the northern mountains.
Britain announced in April that it would not send a diplomatic mission to Tiranë; the United States withdrew its mission in November; and both the United States and Britain opposed admitting Albania to the United Nations (UN).
The Albanian regime feared that the United States and Britain, which were supporting anticommunist forces in the civil war in Greece, would back Greek demands for territory in southern Albania; and anxieties grew in July when a United States Senate resolution backed the Greek demands.
www.country-studies.com /albania/deteriorating-relations-with-the-west.html   (399 words)

 David Duke Online: David Duke Biography
Worked for the U.S. State Department in Laos during the Vietnam War where he instructed anticommunist Laotian military officers.
He won the "Most Respected Instructor Award." Also volunteered on missions with Air America to supply the anticommunist forces.
He has been the recipient of over 35 patriotic awards, including the Patrick Henry Award from the World anticommunist Federation.
www.duke.org /biography.html   (448 words)

 Communist Party of Greece - DynamicPage_view
As you certainly al ready know the reactionary and anticommunist forces acting in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe have not achieved all their goals promoted trough the draft resolution on the "Need for international condemnation of the crimes of totalitarian communist regimes".
On 25 of January, the day of the vote, there were present in Strasbourg only 153 from the total of 325 regular PACE members who voted as follows: 99 in favor, 42 against and 12 abstentions.
An important contribution to the success of the campaign was made by a big number of well known artists, intellectuals and journalists, of prominent historians, lawyers and university professors as well as by the communist and democratic mined immigrants and foreign workers from different countries living and working in some western European countries.
inter.kke.gr /campaigns/2006-01anticommunist-pace   (536 words)

 Crimes Of War Project > Expert Analysis
The doctrine gave the militaries a messianic mission: to remake their states and societies and eliminate "subversion." Political and social conflict was viewed through the lens of countersubversive war; the counterinsurgents believed that world communism had infiltrated their societies.
The "anticommunist crusade" became a crusade against the principles and institutions of democracy and against progressive and liberal as well as revolutionary forces, and the national security states institutionalized state terrorism.
The second astonishing piece of recently-released information is the admission by the CIA itself in September 2000 that DINA chief Manuel Contreras was a CIA asset between 1974 and 1977, and that he received an unspecified payment for his services.
www.crimesofwar.org /special/condor.html   (2141 words)

 Anticommunist preacher Billy James Hargis, a "bawl and jump" evangelist based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, died at age ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Anticommunist preacher Billy James Hargis, a "bawl and jump" evangelist based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, died at age 79 on November 27 Christian Century - Find Articles
Anticommunist preacher Billy James Hargis, a "bawl and jump" evangelist based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, died at age 79 on November 27.
At his peak in the 1950s his program was carried on more than 500 television stations and 250 radio outlets.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1058/is_26_121/ai_n8642298   (164 words)

 Updates on the Middle East
The structure of the anticommunist network is illustrated in De Moordvrienden by the friendly relationship between his Royal Highness Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, the husband of the former Dutch Queen Her Royal Highness Princess Juliana and the Hungarian born banker/Mossad agent Tibor Rosenbaum.
The intention of De Moordvrienden is to consider the friendship between these two men and their role in the anticommunist network, in relation to one of the most important events in modern history: the assassination of the American president John F.Kennedy.
Permindex appears as the link between the anticommunist network, in which Prince Bernhard has manifested himself so prominently, and the theories concerning the fatal shots that were fired on Kennedy on 22 november 1963.
www.williambowles.info /mideast/washpost-iraq.html   (5099 words)

 The Consortium
After four years of Jimmy Carter's human rights nagging, the region's anticommunist hard-liners were thrilled that they had someone in the White House who understood their problems.
From his eight years in the White House, there is no historical indication that he was troubled by the bloodbath and even genocide that occurred in Central America during his presidency, while he was shipping hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to the implicated forces.
The report added that the "government of the United States, through various agencies including the CIA, provided direct and indirect support for some [of these] state operations." The report concluded that the U.S. government also gave money and training to a Guatemalan military that committed "acts of genocide" against the Mayans.
www.consortiumnews.com /1999/052699a1.html   (776 words)

 Foreign Affairs - Book Review - Reagan's War: The Epic Story of His Forty-Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Schweizer does a masterful job at tracing the connections between Reagan's policies as president and the beliefs, values, and proposals that marked his 40-year career in the public eye.
From his anticommunist struggles in Hollywood to his political career in Sacramento and Washington, Reagan continually returned to a handful of themes and ideas.
Schweizer makes a strong case that as president, Reagan consistently acted to implement this anticommunist agenda, overruling the qualms of cautious advisers and persisting unswervingly, despite worldwide criticism and a lack of domestic political support.
www.foreignaffairs.org /20021101fabook10035/peter-schweizer/reagan-s-war-the-epic-story-of-his-forty-year-struggle-and-final-triumph-over-communism.html?mode=print   (301 words)

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