This fear drew in equal measure from the wells of racism and anticommunism
, making it difficult for the average Filipino to see the need to dismantle the US bases as a way to loosen America's neocolonial grip on the Philippines.
On the other hand, Burke's focus is not on these larger worldviews but on the emerging networks themselves, which is why his research really flourishes from the second chapter onward and makes his book a blueprint for future investigations of international anticommunism
and South African governments, this study questions the dominant perception that U.S.-centered anticommunism
decimated Black international activism.
For Edwards, the anticommunism
of his father's generation became real in Europe in 1956, with the Hungarian uprising against the Soviet yoke and the plight of young anticommunists in Budapest.
(Rachel Peterson, "Correspondence: Journalism, Anticommunism
, and Marxism in 1950s Detroit," in Robbie Lieberman and Clarence Lang, eds, Anticommunism
and the African American Freedom Movement [New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2009], 122)
In Part Three Seecharan discusses Martin Carter's poetry of protest and the anticommunism
and cultural idealism of Balram Singh Rai (Guyana's first minister of Home Affairs whose term was short-lived due to Jagan), but above all he uses his scalpel to dissect Cheddi Jagan and his politics, characterizing him as indefatigable and honest, politically inflexible, unable to forge alliances, and doctrinaire.
This continues in the next chapter, "Keeping the Torch Lit," which chronicles the struggle to keep folk music alive during the growing anticommunism
of the fifties, paying special attention to the activities of the magazine Sing Out!
How successfully a transnational approach can be applied to the twin phenomena of communism and anticommunism
is an interesting question.
During the Cold War, the Saudis' staunch anticommunism
made them a natural partner in our competition with the Soviets.
This period of time, from 1946 to the present day, reads primarily like an encyclopedia entry of events: education, marriage, academia, and family, though several of the stories discussing postwar politics, the peace movement, and anticommunism
The Royal Family didn't see anything negative with the rise of Hitler because of the enormous anticommunism
Better social policy is impossible in a country with so much anticommunism