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Thread #153529   Message #3622767
Posted By: Stringsinger
28-Apr-14 - 02:51 PM
Thread Name: Obit: Pete Seeger (1919-2014)
Subject: RE: Obit: Pete Seeger (1919-2014)
Pete always called himself a communist with a small c. Stalin was not a real communist but a dictator. The image of Jesus would probably be more in line with a true definition of communist. That's why Woody Guthrie wrote his song about Jesus.

The Left Wing movement in the early days of the century was responsible for:
1. Civil Rights for black people
2. Women's rights and women's suffrage
3. Decent pay for a day's work......labor unions
4. Freedom of speech
5. Protesting wars of imperialism
6. Moving FDR to implement social benefits
7. Social Security