Communists cash in on Ferguson protests

Rally activist: ‘A lot of these groups, I’ve never heard of’

Ferguson riots after grand jury decides not to indict Officer Wilson
Ferguson riots after grand jury decides not to indict Officer Wilson

The Michael Brown protests, which started out to lobby a case against the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who encountered the giant teenager that fatal day in August – long before a grand jury decided there were no charges possible against Officer Darren Wilson – appear to have developed into a cottage industry.

Run by Communists, in many cases.

Bloomberg.com reported at a gathering of several hundred in a church in St. Louis recently, there were Communist Party members from New York along with others.

“What started as a spontaneous neighborhood protest in the hours after 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson has expanded internationally, drawing support from as far away as London and Hong Kong. As groups joined Ferguson-related protests over the past 114 days, they’ve brought new energy and resources to the movement,” the report said.

“They’ve also hatched ideas, goals and tactics of their own – sometimes at odds with the original protests over police brutality and racial profiling.”

“A lot of these groups, I’ve never heard of,” Johnetta Elzie, 25, a St. Louis activist, told Bloomberg.

At locations like Tumblr, there were lists and postings of such rallies, featuring the raised fist image so long associated communism.

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