Top US Communist In Australia-Joins Anti Military Exercise Campaign
A leading US Communist Party member, Judith LeBlanc, is currently visting across the ditch to help campaign a against a major Australian military exercise.
From the CLASS blog
Judith Le Blanc, a member of the indigenous Caddo Tribe from Oklahoma, is the National Organising coordinator of United for Peace and Justice, the largest US national Peace Coalition. She is also the vice-chair of the Communist Party of the USA and Chair of their Peace and Solidarity Commission. She will be touring Australia as a guest of the Communist Party and to participate in the actions against the US/Australian Talisman Sabre military exercises.
In this special evening we will be discussing current campaigns against US government´s policy of permanent warfare, militarisation and empire-building, and the need to build an alternative based on peace and justice for the continent. Judith will also talk about the solidarity movement in the US.
LeBlanc is one of the US party's top cadre. She is one of several CPUSA activists in the leadership of the US peace movement and has extensive international contacts , including in radical Arab/Muslim circles.
Judith LeBlanc being charmed by PLO terrorist leader Yasser Arafat during a 2002 visit to the Palestinian territories.