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The New McCarthyism

February 9th, 1950. Senator McCarthy stands in West Virginia and gallantly declares “I have here in my hand a list of 205 people that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who, nevertheless, are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department” 506 more words


Trumbo tells the story of Dalton Trumbo, one of the Hollywood Ten who was put to prison for defying the House of Un-American Activities Committee and placed on the blacklist. 409 more words



I have a friend who pastors a little non demoninational church, a good man with a family who works a job, sometimes two, to support them rather… 1,522 more words

Right Wing Israeli Group Blacklists Left-leaning Artists

A new campaign by the right-wing Israeli group Im Tirtzu singles out prominent left-leaning Israeli artists and performers as “Moles in Culture,” in a move that smacks of McCarthy era politics in the U.S., reports… 180 more words


A Screenwriter's Challenges With Absurdism and McCarthyist Politics

Trumbo, directed by Jay Roach, is an entertaining and thought-provoking film that uses Bryan Cranston’s witty and engaging performance as Dalton Trumbo to explore the culture and politics of McCarthyist America. 460 more words

The McCarthyist Mole Who Came With ‘’All That’s Left” to Susiya

Shabbat in Susiya. Photo by A. Daniel Roth. 

June 2015.

He looked lonely.

That’s the first thing I remember about him from that weekend. He looked lonely, and his nose was very pink from the sun. 1,069 more words

Israel's Military Occupation