Communism

Today's Lead: China's Soaring Economy Making a Path for Other Nations

Edward Wong: "Chinese officials seem to be galled by the apparent hypocrisy of Americans telling them what to do while the American economy is at best stagnant." No mention of the hundreds of ...

Times Decries " Anti-Communist Witch Hunt" in Hollywood Obit

Thank goodness for that: "By the time [director Jules Dassin] wrote and directed "Never on Sunday," a comedy about a good-hearted prostitute, the anti-Communist witch hunt in the United States had ...

Kudos: The Times Takes on NYC's "Fascination with Che T-Shirts"

A profile of Carmen Palaez, an anti-Castro playright: "The play was her retort to the fascination with Che T-shirts, solidarity tours to Cuba and the endless praise of the revolution's twin ...

Times Watch Quotes of Note - Fidel Castro's "Great Social Achievements"

Plus "Unfounded Rumors" About Swift Boat Vets & The Spanish Inquisition

"Evolving" Cuban-Americans No Longer Unleash "Anti-Castro Invective"

The Times wonders: Is the more reserved Cuban-American community in Miami no longer angry at "President" Castro?

"Charismatic" Castro Won "Universal Health Care" and "Free Education"

"His record has been a mix of great social achievements, but a dismal economic performance that has mired most Cubans in poverty. He succeeded in establishing universal health care, providing free ...

Murderous Che Guevara Still Chic at the NYT

Che Guevara chic still reigns at the Times: The "revolutionary icon" is at least being "used to inspire the next generation of Cubans."

Ignoring FBI Informant Past of "Red Scare" "Hero" Dalton Trumbo

"...Hollywood still quarrels over the heroes and villains of its Red Scare."

"Strong Incentives to Comply" in Cuba Fridge Swap

What sort of "strong incentives" apply in a Communist dictatorship? Reporter Simon Romero doesn't ask, but does talk about the "free" health care and education in Cuba.

Ruthless Cuban Communist "an Advocate for Women's Rights"?

That's the ludicrous description the Times gives to Vilma Espin, the wife of Cuban leader Raul Castro.
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