- That would be the Communist avant-garde, arriving here in strength in 1921.
This article is a quick history lesson about the fanatics that beset us. A five-minute read.
Just 10 years later, in 1931, the Comintern made a move of extraordinary audacity, and long-term consequences. They staged a coup against phonics, trashing the old books, and bringing in the carefully bogus Dick and Jane.
You might object, what are you talking about, I’ve never even heard of this group. Comintern??? Is that a real thing?
That is Commie jargon for the Communist International. Lenin ordered these people to take over the world by infiltrating businesses, government agencies, universities, media, foundations, anything and everything.
These are the termites in your basement and you don’t care until your house falls down.
The Comintern is the reason we have 50 million functional illiterates. Only 20 years after they started their attack, the decline in literacy was so great that Rudolf Flesch felt compelled to write his famous book, Why Johnny Can’t Read, and Americans felt compelled to buy millions of copies.