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The return of Van Jones and Marxixt Street Protests

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….Once a top figure in a Marxist group called Standing Together to  Organize a Revolutionary Movement (STORM), Jones predicts “an American  fall, an American autumn, just like we saw the Arab spring. You can see  it right now with these young people on Wall Street. Hold onto your  hats. We`re going to have an October offensive to take back the American  Dream and to rescue America`s middle class.”

The Campaign for America’s Future, sponsor of the conference, depicts  the conservative Tea Party as a puppet of corporate interests and  protests Wall Street but remains silent about the millions of dollars  that Van Jones and other progressive activists have received from hedge  fund operator George Soros. Number seven on the Forbes list of the  richest people in America, with $22 billion, Soros runs an “alternative  investment vehicle” available only to the super-rich which is based  off-shore and taps into mysterious sources of cash beyond the  supervision of the Securities and Exchange Commission…..

…..Two of the conference organizers, Robert Borosage and Katrina vanden Heuvel, have just written a call to arms in The Nation magazine saying that liberals must exert more pressure on  the Obama Administration and they cite the work of the Communist Party  USA and other groups in forcing Franklin Roosevelt to the left and  expanding federal involvement in the economy in the 1930s.

“The Socialist and Communist parties and Huey Long’s Share Our Wealth  movement grew threatening enough to goad Franklin Roosevelt into the  second New Deal, including Social Security; the Wagner Act, recognizing  the right of workers to organize; and much more,” they say. However,  they complain that progressives have spent so much of their time over  the last three years helping to pass “the Obama reform agenda” that  their message has been “muted.”  The conference will be followed on  October 5 by a rally on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.

That the progressive movement has embraced Jones, despite his  embarrassing exit from the administration, is evidence of how far to the  left and how desperate modern “liberal” organizations are……..

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October 3, 2011 at 4:28 pm