The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, by Gregory S. Taylor

By Gregory S. Taylor

“Gives better intensity to our realizing of individuals within the Communist occasion, and particularly of these who left and gave testimony opposed to their former comrades.”—Robert Korstad, writer of Civil Rights Unionism


“A welcome boost to the old literature on American anticommunism.”—Jeff Woods, writer of Black fight, purple Scare


“Incisive, provocative, considerate, jargon-free, a superb learn. A balanced understandable account that weaves jointly Crouch’s lifestyles and his era’s complicated, careworn political history.”—Daniel Leab, writer of I used to be a Communist for the FBI: The lifestyles and unsatisfied instances of Matt Cvetic


Paul Crouch (1903–1955) was once a naïve, ill-educated recruit who came across a family members, a livelihood, and a bigger romantic reason within the Communist celebration. He spent greater than fifteen years organizing American staff, assembly with Soviet leaders, and attempting to infiltrate the U.S. army with Communist infantrymen. As public perceptions of Communism shifted after WWII, Crouch’s financial mess ups, greed, and wish for popularity morphed him right into a vehement ideologue for the anti-Communist movement.

During 5 years as a paid govt informer, he named Robert Oppenheimer, Charlie Chaplin, and so on as Communists, asserted that the Communist conspiracy had reached the very doorsteps of the White condominium, and claimed the civil rights circulate used to be Communist encouraged. In 1954, a lot of Crouch’s testimony used to be uncovered as perjury, yet he remained defiant to the end.

How, and why, one individual—once often called the main risky guy in America—could develop into a faithful foot soldier on each side of the chilly struggle ideological divide is the topic of this attention-grabbing, incisive biography.

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North Korea Under Communism: Report of an Envoy to Paradise by Cornell Erik

By Cornell Erik

After the cave in of the Soviet global, North Korea by myself has endured at the inflexible communist approach, even with its fiscal effects major the nation past spoil to famine. What are the explanations in the back of this abnormal collection of path? Why did the leaders in Pyongyang pursue a coverage deserted not just through the Soviet Union, but in addition by means of China and Vietnam? the writer of this e-book spent 3 years as head of the embassy of Sweden in Pyongyang. till many years in the past, it used to be the one Western embassy in North Korea. His particular studies are comparable with descriptions of daily existence and with analyses of monetary, political and ideological stipulations. an image is drawn of a society and a political order that defy either human nature and customary feel.

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Selected Readings from the Works of Mao Tse-Tung by Mao Tse - Tung

By Mao Tse - Tung

This can be an reliable, nation licensed publication written within the People's Republic of China. It starts off with "Comrades! you've been invited to this discussion board at the present time to interchange rules and think about the connection among paintings within the literary and inventive fields and progressive paintings regularly. Our target is to make sure that innovative literature and paintings persist with the proper course of improvement and supply greater support to different progressive paintings in facilitating the overthrow of our nationwide enemy and the accomplishment of the duty of nationwide liberation." This used to be written on may well 2, 1942.

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Syndicalism and the Transition to Communism (Studies in by Ralph Darlington

By Ralph Darlington

Throughout the first 20 years of the 20th century, amidst a unprecedented foreign upsurge in strike motion, the tips of progressive syndicalism constructed right into a significant impact in the around the world alternate union stream. devoted to destroying capitalism via direct business motion and progressive exchange union fight, the flow raised basic questions on the necessity for brand new and democratic kinds of strength wherein staff may possibly jointly deal with and society.This research offers an all-embracing comparative research of the dynamics and trajectory of the syndicalist move in six particular nations: France, Spain, Italy, the United States, Britain and eire. this is often completed via an exam of the philosophy of syndicalism and the various types that syndicalist enterprises assumed; the exact fiscal, social and political context within which they emerged; the level to which syndicalism inspired wider politics; and the explanations for its next demise.The quantity additionally offers the 1st ever systematic exam of the connection among syndicalism and communism, concentrating on the ideological and political conversion to communism undertaken via many of the syndicalist movement's major figures and the measure of synthesis among the 2 traditions in the new communist events that emerged within the early Twenties.

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