The Communist Pedigree of the Clenched-fist Salute

The New American by Christian Gomez Riots, protests, demonstrations, rallies; pick the issue — police brutality, racism, Occupy Wall Street, oil and gas fracking, minimum-wage legislation, education funding, etc. — it’s a sure bet a certain symbol will be ever-present. When Baltimore erupted in flames, riots, and looting, the “protesters” — from unknown teens to…

Why We Dislike Venezuela’s Leftists But Are Cool With Cuba’s

Mint Press News By Ramona Wadi In sanctioning Venezuelan officials and hurling allegations of human rights abuses, perhaps the U.S. is forgetting its own history of instigating violence and fomenting unrest in the South American country and throughout Latin America. Cuba’s President Raul Castro, left, shakes hands with Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in front of…