Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of communist.

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Examples

  • "Progressive" was the term communists used after the McCarthy era.

    The Reality Check

  • I guess the term communists didn’t kick in right away.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » The Original 9/11, Except it was on 9/16

  • It would be great if we could get some old communists from the politburo to administer it, but we won't be able to.

    Immigration Quota Management, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • At least LBJ actually achieved civil rights and the Great Society before miring us in an unwinnable war – Truman did that without achieving anything at home, except purging some communists from the federal bureaucracy and seeing an awful labor law passed over his veto.

    Matthew Yglesias » Jimmy Carter

  • The disillusionment and shame communists from the thirties and forties were left with always fascinated me.

    An Interview with Karen Wunderman, author of Winterkill

  • How liberals transformed from capitalists to communists is a long and torturous tale that can be learned in “The Book of Isms”, which defines all the major political philosophies in modern times.

    Think Progress » VIDEO: Springsteen Hits Coulter, Defends Right To Take A Stand On Political Issues

  • It is the same tactic that Hitler used in his Germany, and it is the tactic that the right-wing also uses against those they call communists and left-wing traitors.

    Think Progress » 57:

  • - We don't care how brutal the Indonesian military is because they got rid of Sukarno and his irritating nationalism for us, and for 40 years they've been killing people we call communists, killing people we call terrorists, and protecting our oil, natural gas, mining, and other corporate interests against Indonesian protestors.

    Bill Blum's Anti - Empire Report

  • Latin American communists are unanimous in the view that detente and success in the struggle for peace, which are the result of the changes in the correlation of forces in the world in favor of socialism, favor the strengthening of all revolutionary and progressive forces while the cold war policy promotes only the reactionary forces and the repressive policy they pursue in their own countries.

    CASTRO VIEWS RESULTS OF HAVANA CONFERENCE

  • [Text] Havana, August 5, TASS -- "Latin American communists are unanimous in the view that relaxation and successes in the struggle for peace that are a result of the changes in the alignment of forces in the world in favor of socialism, promote strengthening of all the revolutionary and progressive forces," said Fidel Castro, the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, prime minister of the Cuban Government.

    CASTRO DISCUSSES L.A. CP CONFERENCE RESULTS

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