US Communists Shill for Russia Over Ukraine
April 18, 2014 – 3:08 am EST | 7 Comments

Two groups have been most actively supporting “there is no such thing as an ex-Chekist,” Vladimir Putin’s naked aggression in the Ukraine. They are Western communists, who hate the West and still see Russia as a force for socialism and anti-Americanism, and some naive Western “conservatives” like commentator Pat Buchanan and actor Steven Segal, who [...]

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India’s Communist Enemies
April 12, 2007 – 3:52 am EST | One Comment
India’s Communist Enemies

India’s Maoist Naxalite rebels are running effecient espionage and arms procurement networks, that have the central government worried and perplexed. From Naxal Terror Watch A large cache of government-issue explosives seized recently from Maoists by the Jharkhand police has unnerved the security establishment. The explosives were reportedly obtained by the rebels from the defence ministry’s [...]

India’s Communist Friends
April 12, 2007 – 12:20 am EST | One Comment
India’s Communist Friends

India is being subverted from below by a widespread and growing Maoist insurgency. Meanwhile, China, Russia, Iran and Cuba are trying to draw India into ever closer economic and political relationships. From Islamic Republic News Agency Cuban Minister of External Relations, Felipe Perez Roque, is to arrive here Wednesday on a two-day visit. In his [...]

The "National Question" 25 Joe Te Pania
April 11, 2007 – 12:29 am EST | One Comment
The "National Question" 25 Joe Te Pania

In the early ’80s, Joe Te Pania was a driver with the firm “Ginty’s” in Wellington As a Maori with leadership qualities, he was targeted for recruitment to the Socialist Unity Party, by party leader Ken Douglas and his right hand man, Driver’s Union official Richie Gillespie. By the mid ’80s, Te Pania was a [...]

Pogo in Pyongyang
April 10, 2007 – 5:33 pm EST | No Comment
Pogo in Pyongyang

Surreal. From North Korea’s Korea News Pyongyang, April 9 Dancing parties of youth and students were held in different parts of the country on Monday to mark the 14th anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s election as chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK. Dancing grounds in Pyongyang, Phyongsong, Sariwon, Hamhung, Chongjin and other [...]

The "National Question" 24 SUP Influence in the Maori Community
April 10, 2007 – 3:11 am EST | 2 Comments
The "National Question" 24 SUP Influence in the Maori Community

As hinted at in my last post in the series, the Socialist Unity Party regarded the FOL’s “Maori and Pacific Islands Advisory Committee.” (MPIAC) as an avenue for influencing the “Maori Community“ Formed in 1981, under the leadership of Jackson Smith, MPIAC (now the CTU’s Te Runanga O Kamahi Maori O Aoteoroa) served as a [...]

Let Juries Decide Relevance
April 10, 2007 – 2:22 am EST | 3 Comments
Let Juries Decide Relevance

I listened to recently retired Detective Sergeant Dave Henwood on Morning Report with Kathryn Ryan this morning. Mr Henwood was responsible for establishing criminal profiling in this country and helped capture serial rapists Joseph Thompson and Malcolm Rewa. Mr Henwood strongly argued for greater admssibility of “similar-fact” evidence in court. “Similar-fact” or “patterns-based” evidence is [...]

Women’s Communist Front Confers in Caracas
April 10, 2007 – 12:49 am EST | 2 Comments
Women’s Communist Front Confers in Caracas

Sixteen years after the fall of the Soviet Union, the main Soviet fronts, the World Peace Coucil, World Federation of Trade Unions, World Federation of Democratic Youth and the Women’s International Democratic Federation are not just still active, but growing. From Cuba’s La Prensa Latina Caracas, Apr 9 The 14th Congress of the Women’s International [...]

Am I a Clerico-Fascist?
April 9, 2007 – 10:26 am EST | 3 Comments
Am I a Clerico-Fascist?

I just had to reprint this. I’ve been having a debate with a Filipino student activist named Ivan Phell Enrile. He is active in the radical youth group ANAKBAYAN, which I have described as a front for the Communist Party of the Philippines. Ivan disputes this-I think. He has posted this passage six times in [...]

Way To Go, Public!
April 9, 2007 – 1:53 am EST | 8 Comments
Way To Go, Public!

From NZ Herald Hat Tip Lindsay Mitchell Children’s charity Barnardos, which has been a frontline supporter of Green MP Sue Bradford’s “anti-smacking” bill, says it has taken a hit from bill opponents who have stopped making donations. So far, more than 60 organisations, charities and businesses have publicly stated their support for Ms Bradford’s proposed [...]

How Philippines Communists Get Their Guns
April 9, 2007 – 1:23 am EST | 2 Comments
How Philippines Communists Get Their Guns

While the Communist Party of the Philippines/New Peoples Army, enjoys considerable funding and support from foreign sources, it gets its guns the old fashioned way-it steals them. PRESS RELEASEInformation BureauCommunist Party of the Philippines CPP congratulates NPA for “big firearms haul” in Davao raid, urges more tactical offensives April 8, 2007 Communist Party of the [...]

Rodney Talks Principles
April 9, 2007 – 12:24 am EST | No Comment
Rodney Talks Principles

Labour is trying to scam the country into accepting state funding of political parties. ACT leader Rodney Hide is not fooled. There’s a huge reluctance in New Zealand politics to talk principles. We burrow down into the technicalities, and who wins and who loses, and debate the lofty motives of bad policy, but never the [...]

Am I Putting Lives at Risk?
April 8, 2007 – 2:48 am EST | 9 Comments
Am I Putting Lives at Risk?

Filipino activist Ivan Phell Enrile ojects to my recent post on his affiliation to the Communist Party of the Philippines “front” ANAKBAYAN. Here is the full text of his post, with some comments by me. good day! i’ve just read your comment. let me just clarify that anakbayan, a LEGAL, OPEN MASS ORGANIZATION, was founded [...]

80,000 Hits
April 7, 2007 – 10:23 pm EST | 2 Comments
80,000 Hits
Filipino Revolutionary Drops Us a Line.
April 7, 2007 – 4:21 am EST | 39 Comments
Filipino Revolutionary Drops Us a Line.

A couple of days ago I recieved a comment on this thread from Filipino, Ivan Phell Enrile. The post dealt with increased activity by the the Communist Party of the Philippines and its military wing the New Peoples Army. stupids! filipino communists get their weapons from ambushes, surprise raids versus the Armed forces of the [...]

Concern at Chinese Influence in Cook Islands
April 7, 2007 – 4:12 am EST | 77 Comments
Concern at Chinese Influence in Cook Islands

From Cook Island News Online 29 March: Opposition deputy-leader Teina Bishop says he is opposed to the Cook Islands taking any more aid money from China. “In my opinion it should be stopped. We already have two monuments on the island built by them. Soon you won’t have to go to China to see Beijing,” [...]

Blair Peach, Marxist Martyr
April 6, 2007 – 4:24 am EST | 76 Comments
Blair Peach, Marxist Martyr

Dean Parker’s Napier schoolfriend, Blair Peach died nearly thirty years ago but is still remembered in London and New Zealand. In 2005 in Wellington there was a; Blair Peach Tribute Gig at Sandwiches : DJ Manray, Art Official, The Spotlight Kid and Ras Stone played at Wellington’s own tribute gig to Blair Peach, a New [...]

Irish Communists Support Unity Government
April 6, 2007 – 3:12 am EST | No Comment
Irish Communists Support Unity Government

Sinn Fein, a Marxist Party, has joined with Ian Paisley’s Democratic Unionists to form an historic unity government in Northern Ireland. Sinn Fein’s friends in the Communist Party of Ireland have welcomed the move as a step on the road to a socialist Ireland. From a March 27th statement by the Communist Party of Ireland. [...]

Red Over Green File 9 Dean Parker
April 5, 2007 – 10:25 am EST | One Comment
Red Over Green File 9 Dean Parker

Undoubtedly one of NZ’s most active Irish republicans is Napier born writer, Dean Leo Parker. In 1968, Parker was involved in the 1968 Wellington march protesting the nil wage award which almost ended in the storming of Parliament. By 1969 Parker was living in London. While of mainly Irish ancestry, he knew little of the [...]

The "National Question" 23 Jackson Smith
April 5, 2007 – 7:57 am EST | No Comment
The "National Question" 23 Jackson Smith

While Marilyn Tucker worked behind the scenes on the Socialist Unity Party’s Maori programme, unionist Jackson Smith, was also very influential and certainly more visible. SUP Maori activity was supervised by a special Party organ, the “National Commission on the National Question“. Jackson Smith, secretary of the SUP controlled Wellington Drivers Union, was a leading [...]

Mad, Bad Ahmadinejad
April 4, 2007 – 11:49 pm EST | 2 Comments
Mad, Bad Ahmadinejad

It cracks me up when commentators talk about Iranian “hardliners“, wanting to put the British hostages on trial. That makes president Ahmadinejad seem like a “moderate” because he has released them. In a criminal regime, like Iran, there are no “moderates“. It is like the mafia, their crimes bind them together. Many Iranian leaders have [...]

Serial Hostage Taker?
April 4, 2007 – 11:28 pm EST | 3 Comments
Serial Hostage Taker?

So Iran’s president Ahmadinejad has released the 15 kidnapped British sailors. I’m sure we should all feel soooo grateful for this magnanimous gesture. This may not be the first hostage drama that Ahmadinejad has been involved in. Several witnesses have accused him of playing a leading role in the 1979 Tehran US Embassy hostage crisis. [...]

Spineless Mayors Bow to Chinese Pressure
April 4, 2007 – 10:50 pm EST | 9 Comments
Spineless Mayors Bow to Chinese Pressure

Chinese government agents in NZ have been pressuring, threatening and spying on local Chinese for years. Now they are getting cocky enough to monster our local body “leaders”. From today’s NZ Herald Mayors are coming under pressure from the Chinese Government not to support a cultural show being held in Auckland – because some of [...]

Tokyo Rose, Hanoi Jane, Damascus Nancy
April 4, 2007 – 10:08 pm EST | 5 Comments
Tokyo Rose, Hanoi Jane, Damascus Nancy

Nancy Pelosi, far left US Speaker of the House is off to bring peace to the Middle East. From China’s People’s Daily Online U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Damascus on Tuesday for talks with Syrian leaders about which she said she had “no illusions but great hope.” Pelosi would held talks with Syrian [...]

Nyquist Warns of War
April 4, 2007 – 2:20 am EST | 4 Comments
Nyquist Warns of War

US geo-political commentator Jeff Nyquist is a great writer. He is a joy to read because he refuses to pull his punches. This is his take on the looming US versus Russia and China showdown. Despite what you may have heard, history is not a tale of progress, with each generation improving on the next. [...]

Li Changchun Visits Samoa
April 3, 2007 – 11:51 pm EST | 2 Comments
Li Changchun Visits Samoa

China continues to expand its influence in the South Pacific. From Xinhua News Agency APIA, April 2 China will continue to enhance mutually beneficial cooperation with Samoa and push friendly exchanges forward, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said here late Monday. Li Changchun, member of the Standing Committee of the [...]

China Chooses Chavez
April 3, 2007 – 11:31 pm EST | One Comment
China Chooses Chavez

While the West courts “capitalist” China, the emerging superpower is busily building alliances with third world Marxists. From the website of the Communist Party of China Visiting senior Chinese party official Li Changchun on Monday held talks with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on mutually beneficial cooperation and common development. Li said bilateral ties have risen [...]

Chavez Begins Land Confiscation in Venezuela
April 3, 2007 – 11:12 pm EST | No Comment
Chavez Begins Land Confiscation in Venezuela

Venezuela’s Marxist-Leninist president Hugo Chavez has learned nothing from from the failures of his comrade, Robert Mugabe.. From the Cuban News Agency Havana, March 26 (ACN) “The agrarian revolution is one of the biggest internal challenges facing the country,” said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday as he announced the nationalization of 300,000 hectares (741,313 [...]

Senior Russian Military Official Warns US Over Iran
April 3, 2007 – 10:44 pm EST | No Comment
Senior Russian Military Official Warns US Over Iran

From Novosti MOSCOW, April 3 Washington needs to think twice before launching a military campaign against Tehran as such an attack would have global implications, a senior Russian military official said Tuesday. Yury Baluyevsky, the head of the armed forces’ General Staff, said: “Inflicting damage on Iran’s military and industrial potential might be realistic, but [...]

Red Over Green File 8 Therese O’Connell
April 3, 2007 – 4:15 am EST | 10 Comments
Red Over Green File 8 Therese O’Connell

My latest Red Over Green file, looks at another well known Kiwi Irish republican, Therese O’Connell. A good Catholic girl from New Plymouth, Therese O’Connell came to Victoria University, Wellington in the late ’60s and promptly fell in with a bad crowd. In 1969/70, O’Connell was a member of Victoria’s Socialist Club, at that time [...]

"National Question" 22 Marilyn Tucker and the Socialist Unity Party
April 2, 2007 – 5:07 am EST | 11 Comments
"National Question" 22 Marilyn Tucker and the Socialist Unity Party

The Maoists of the Workers Communist League channeled their racial activism through organisations like Project Waitangi and CORSO. The far more powerful, pro-Soviet Socialist Unity Party tended to work through the unions, guided by key behind-the-scenes party members. By the beginning of the 1980s, the pro-Soviet SUP was the undisputed leader of New Zealand Marxism-Leninism. [...]