The United States’ Unofficial Religion: The War on an Idea

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33273-the-united-states-unofficial-religion-the-war-on-an-idea

The Empire has a range of weapons to maintain its power: from its courts to its military. But it also has effective ideological weapons. Everyone in the United States knows that “socialist” or “communist” is considered a bad word. How did things get that way? Abby Martin explores the history of anti-communism in the US, and the heavy repression of an idea that became an unofficial religion.

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