Agents of Death: The Alinskyian Effort to Manage Your Life’s End

By Stephanie Block / July 14, 2015 /

Change agents hope to transform end-of-life care with “new” values   Journalist Ellen Goodman was a 2015 National Summit on Advanced Illness Care keynote speaker for The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC).  She addressed the room of professionals in their personal capacity, “as mothers, as fathers, as sons, as daughters, as well as change agents…

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Using Social Justice Alliances to Subvert Catholic Principles

By Stephanie Block / June 17, 2015 /

Frontal assault is not the best way to bring down a religious establishment.  That only creates martyrs and underground resistance.  Minimizing religious values, however, while elevating political ones is much more effective and, when the religious establishment cooperates with the process, it withers like a vestigial organ. Two examples – one from a predominantly Catholic and one…

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CCHD 2014-2015 …with a sobering look at a New Mexico PICO grantee, CAFÉ

By Stephanie Block / January 19, 2015 /

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), an annual collection that is touted to “help the poor” but has actually been a steady source of revenue for Alinskyian organizing and other progressive, political activity, recently released its 2014-2015 grant list. It’s a doozy. As has been the trend since scandal forced the collection to withhold…

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Getting Testy about Testing

By Stephanie Block / December 12, 2013 /

You know, it wasn’t that long ago that Johnny – and Juan – could read. They could recite the multiplication table, too, and could quickly make change, tally a ledger, and calculate simple percentages. Their teachers didn’t teach to a test; they taught basic, academic content. Johnny’s score on standardized tests – and Juan’s –measured…

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Expanding the System: “Local” Alinskyian organizing acclimatizes the locals to accept the unacceptable

By Stephanie Block / July 15, 2013 /

What happens when grassroots political activism organized with Alinsky’s luciferian tactics decide to give you health care? It looks a lot like many of the social justice movements that operate on CCHD cash, with about the same concern for Catholic social teaching that any other hell-born and inspired movement could have… See who has been organizing to give you health care and how they work within your parish.

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Film Review: Occupy Unmasked – Looking at the organized roots of “Occupy Wall Street”

By Stephanie Block / July 10, 2013 /

Ever wonder what happens to the cash that the CCHD spent into alinsky-type Marxist groups? One good theory is presented in a documentary on the so-called occupy movement. Stephanie Block reports on whether this film documentary is worth watching and what it reveals.

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The Underground Call to Action

By Stephanie Block / December 1, 1999 /

Forum Focus: Winter 1999 (Vol. XII, No. 1) Stephanie Block If internal heresy were likened to a disease, how might one image its progressive assault against the Body of Christ? Its errors embed themselves within the members of diocesan staff and in parish leadership, from where they spread through polluted catechesis, workshops, and homilies. The…

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