The Radical Democrats of the Senate Judiciary Committee

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal | The Epoch Times

The Kavanaugh Supreme Court Senate hearings both transfixed and horrified America. Over the last few weeks, many have watched in increasing disbelief at the theatrics, grandstanding, walk-outs, and complete lack of goodwill exhibited by the Democratic contingent of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Most Americans who follow politics superficially, or not at all, must be wondering what has happened to the Democratic Party. Would Harry S. Truman or John F. Kennedy behave this way?

If one studies the backgrounds of these senators, however, their outrageous behavior becomes less of a mystery. All of these senators are—at least to some degree—socialists.

Several have connections to communist or Islamist front groups. At least three members are proteges of wealthy stealth socialist Steve Phillips, a former supporter of the pro-China League of Revolutionary Struggle. Several also have connections to supporters of hostile foreign powers.

These Democratic senators would struggle to pass any form of basic background check to get even the lowest form of security clearance.

They are partisans who demonstrably don’t hesitate to put their own political agendas ahead of their duties to the Constitution and the American public.

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Communist Party Backs Sinema in Race for Flake’s US Senate Seat

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal | The Epoch Times

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) joins a group of bipartisan Congressmen during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol May 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Communist Party USA is involved in campaigning on behalf of U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat from Arizona.

According to Joelle Fishman, head of the Communist Party’s powerful Political Action Commission, the party has injected itself into races “in two states where a Republican seat can be flipped: AZ (Flake open), TX (Cruz).”

While representing her Phoenix district in recent years, Sinema has portrayed herself as a moderate, even as a slightly conservative Democrat. Sinema, however, is an ardent leftist.

During her term in the Arizona state legislature, for example, Sinema was a founder of the leftist Progressive Caucus. Sinema has helped lead numerous leftist national boards, including the Center for Progressive Leadership, Progressive States Network, and the Democratic Socialists of America-affiliated Progressive Democrats of America (as the only state legislator on the board).

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Beto O’Rourke’s Marxist Support Network Exposed

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal

Beto O’Rourke at protest against President Trump’s immigration policies in March 2018

Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke doesn’t like to be called a socialist.

Why then does he employ several Marxists on his campaign? Why does he hang around so much with Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) supporters and other radicals? DSA despite its name, is a Marxist/communist organization.

Here’s some pictorial evidence.

David Hamilton

Austin DSA member David Hamilton pictured here in Paris wearing a French Communist Party sticker and a Che Guevara T-shirt wrote on November 30, 2017, on Facebook that DSA has “some standing” with  Beto O’Rourke.

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Andrew Gillum’s ‘Maoist’ Support Network

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal | The Epoch Times

Andrew Gillum the Democratic candidate for Florida Governor, speaks during a campaign rally at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades on August 31, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum’s political career has been nurtured by one of the country’s most powerful socialists: San Francisco attorney Steve Phillips, a self-identified student of “Marx, Mao, and Lenin” who has worked closely with student radicals supportive of the Communist Party of China.

In fact, a group who has become a major force in Gillum’s campaign is also supportive of the communist leadership in China. In this same vein, Gillum also spent much of 2012 studying with a communist-led activist training school based in California.

Gillum, who is currently polling six points ahead of his conservative Republican opponent Ron DeSantis, could become Florida’s next governor.

Phillips is the power behind Gillum. Author of “Brown Is the New White,” Phillips has made it his mission to support progressive candidates of color for high office. This strategy, according to Phillips, will energize minority voters to vote, pushing hard-left candidates into positions of power.

Phillips has provided vast sums of money to Gillum, who shares his hard-left ideological perspective.

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The Maoist Ties of Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal | The Epoch Times

Boston City Council member Ayanna Pressley (R) gestures at a rally attended by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez on Sept. 9, 2018, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Boston City Council member and activist Ayanna Pressley created nationwide shockwaves when she defeated long-time incumbent Mike Capuano by a convincing 17 points in the Democratic primary for Massachusetts’s 7th Congressional District.

At least part of Pressley’s success can be traced to her long-time association with the Boston chapter of the Chinese Progressive Association (CPA-Boston), which is aligned with the Communist Party of China (CCP). The CPA-Boston endorsed and campaigned for Pressley.

The CPA-Boston—a major player in Boston politics—bills itself as part social services agency and part political advocacy organization. With a significant budget, a paid staff, and hundreds of volunteers, CPA-Boston can and does, significantly influence elections across the city.

Like its San Francisco counterpart, CPA-Boston originated in the Maoist movement that swept Chinese-American student and youth groups in the late 1960s and early 1970s. CPA-Boston founders were mainly members of I Wor Kuen (IWK), a pro-Chinese regime group centered in the Chinatowns of San Francisco and New York.

In 1978, IWK merged into the League of Revolutionary Struggle (LRS), a multi-racial Marxist-Leninist organization. The LRS peaked at 3,000 members centered in Boston, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, New Mexico, Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Hawaii.

In 1990, the LRS split into two factions: the smaller Socialist Organization Network, which adhered to traditional Maoism, and the majority Unity Organizing Committee (UOC) group, which headed into the Democratic Party, taking most of their Asian comrades with it.

Later, members of both groups re-coalesced into the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), which is now the United States’ leading Maoist-leaning communist grouping.

CPA-Boston is effectively now an FRSO front organization.

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WATCH: Trevor Loudon On OAN ‘Radical Groups Behind 2018 Democrat Candidates’

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

One America’s Jack Posobiec with Trevor Loudon

From One America News:

“Several candidates in the 2018 elections reportedly have ties to radical and far-left groups. One America’s Jack Posobiec sits down with world-renowned researcher Trevor Loudon to explain what he has uncovered about candidates in four different states.”

Watch the interview here:


Beijing’s San Francisco Franchise: The Chinese Progressive Association

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal | The Epoch Times

Politically, San Francisco is now an outpost of Chinese Communist Party influence on American soil. Once a bastion of pro-Taiwan Chinese anti-communism, San Francisco’s Chinatown has since been hijacked by activists supportive of the communist People’s Republic of China (PRC). Due to this powerful influence, San Francisco is now led by Supervisors (the local name for City Councilors), who have made their peace with the Beijing regime’s local allies.

Part of the blame for this disturbing transition can be placed on the 46-year-old Chinese Progressive Association (CPA). When the CPA was founded in 1972 in San Francisco’s Chinatown, few thought the fledgling pro-PRC organization would survive.

The CPA was founded by cadre from I Wor Kuen (IWK), a New York/San Francisco-based group dedicated to the “application of the science of Marxism–Leninism–Mao Tsetung Thought to the U.S. revolution.” The local anti-communist forces did not take kindly to IWK or the CPA.

According to the document “Statements on the Founding of the League of Revolutionary Struggle (Marxist-Leninist), 1978”:

“IWK was also the first organization since the early 1950’s to openly declare its support within the Chinese community for the People’s Republic of China … IWK’s bold stand infuriated the KMT fascist reactionaries and anti-communists. They tried to intimidate the masses by firebombing IWK’s storefront several times, slandering IWK in their Chinese language newspapers and physically assaulting IWK members ….”

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Weekly Featured Profile – Lydia Lowe


Lydia Lowe

Lydia Lowe is a Boston-based activist who works as co-director of the Chinese Progressive Association (Boston).

In the early 1980s, Lydia Lowe was a student at UMass Boston and active in the East Coast Asian Student Union/New England.

Lowe is a former member of two pro-Beijing Marxist-Leninist groups I Wor Kuen and the League of Revolutionary Struggle. When the League dissolved in 1990, Lowe joined its successor the Unity Organizing Committee, which largely worked inside the Democratic Party.

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Steve Phillips: Meet the Mega-Wealthy ‘Marxist-Leninist’ Behind Four Potential Governors in November

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal | The Epoch Times

Steve Phillips is pictured in a press kit photo. (stevephillips.com)

News Analysis

Democratic Party power-player Steve Phillips is behind the rise of four potential far-left governors who have already won their primaries.

The San Francisco attorney is a mega-wealthy self-identified student of “Marx, Mao, and Lenin” directing huge resources into socialist and communist-led groups, with the goal of putting his personal far-left proteges into governor’s mansions in Maryland, Georgia, Florida, and Arizona.

Phillips and his partners in the highly secretive group Democracy Alliance hope that by electing far-left governors into four currently Republican-led states, the drive to impeach President Donald Trump and destroy his “Make America Great Again” agenda will be accelerated.

The key element of Phillips’s strategy is to push people of color into high office, which will then—so his theory goes—energize minority voters to come out in force.

While George Soros and Tom Steyer have gained notoriety for their dedication to pouring massive resources into far-left causes and candidates, Phillips has managed to escape the level of scrutiny someone of his stature deserves. Make no mistake, Phillips is a highly regarded and extremely influential force in the Democratic Party.

Who Is Steve Phillips?

Originally from Cleveland, Phillips was a student radical at Stanford University in the 1980s, active in the Black Student Union.

Phillips was a regular writer for Unity, the newspaper of the League of Revolutionary Struggle (LRS). The 3,000-member-strong Maoist organization was the largest pro-China group in the United States at the time. The LRS was highly secretive and ordered most members to publicly disavow the organization. The Stanford branch of LRS was led by Professor Gordon H. Chang (not to be confused with the anti-communist author Gordon G. Chang), who is now a member of Beijing’s main U.S. “influence operation” known as the Committee of 100.

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