Everything has a source: American Socialism/Communism
The news media does not hide the fact that the person at the forefront of the promotion of Socialism/communism in the US are the likes of Noah Chomsky and Saul Alinsky.
Chomsky has been invited to speak at America’s most prestigious universities spewing his promotion of socialism as a replacement for the so called evils of Capitalism.
Avram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called “the father of modern linguistics”,[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He is Laureate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona and Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and is the author of more than 150 books on topics such as linguistics, war, politics, and mass media. Ideologically, he aligns with anarcho-syndicalism and libertarian socialism.
Born to Jewish immigrants in Philadelphia, Chomsky developed an early interest in anarchism from alternative bookstores in New York City. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chomsky is a prominent political dissident.[g] His political views have changed little since his childhood,175 when he was influenced by the emphasis on political activism that was ingrained in Jewish working-class tradition.176 He usually identifies as an anarcho-syndicalist or a libertarian socialist.177 He views these positions not as precise political theories but as ideals that he thinks best meet human needs: liberty, community, and freedom of association.178 Unlike some other socialists, such as Marxists, Chomsky believes that politics lies outside the remit of science,179 but he still roots his ideas about an ideal society in empirical data and empirically justified theories.180
Another Communist is Saul Alinsky author of “Rules for Radicals”.
1. “Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.”
2. “Never go outside the expertise of your people.”
3. “Whenever possible go outside the expertise of the enemy.”
4. “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.”
5. “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon. There is no defense. It is almost impossible to counterattack ridicule. Also it infuriates the opposition, who then react to your advantage.”
6. “A good tactic is one your people enjoy.”
7. “A tactic that drags on too long becomes a drag.”
8. “Keep the pressure on.”
9. “The threat is usually more terrifying than the thing itself. “
10. “The major premise for tactics is the development of operations that will maintain a constant pressure upon the opposition.”
11. “If you push a negative hard and deep enough it will break through into its counterside; this is based on the principle that every positive has its negative.”
12. “The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative.”
13. “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. “
Saul Alinsky was born in 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, to Russian Jewish immigrant parents, the only surviving son of Benjamin Alinsky’s marriage to his second wife, Sarah Tannenbaum Alinsky.4 His father started out as a tailor, then ran a delicatessen and a cleaning shop. Alinsky recalls that “finally he graduated to operating his own sweatshop,” but that whatever business he had, the family “always lived at the back of the store”.5
Both parents were “strict Orthodox,” their lives revolving “around work and synagogue.” He himself was devout until the age of 12, the point at which he began to fear his parents would force him to become a rabbi. Although he had “not personally” encountered “much antisemitism as a child”, Alinsky recalled that “it was so pervasive . . . you just accepted it as a fact of life.” Called up for retaliating against some Polish boys, Alinsky acknowledged one rabbinical lesson that “sank home.” “It’s the American way . . . Old Testament . . . They beat us up, so we beat the hell out of them. That’s what everybody does.” The rabbi looked at him for a moment and said quietly, “You think you’re a man because you do what everybody does. But I want to tell you something great: ‘where there are no men, be thou a man’”. Alinsky considered himself an agnostic,678 but when asked about his religion would “always say Jewish.”9
Alinsky would not apologise for working with Communists at a time when, in his opinion, they were doing “a hell of a lot of good work in the vanguard of the labor movement and … in aiding blacks and Okies and Southern sharecroppers.”40 “Anyone”, he remarked, “who was involved in the causes of the thirties and says he didn’t know any communists is either a liar or an idiot”. They were “all over the place, fighting for the New Deal the CIO and so forth”.11