#<p><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-7720" alt="mccarthyism-3" src="http://channeleye.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/mccarthyism-3-327x260.jpg" width="327" height="260" />The US’s obsession with imaginary terrorists has resulted in what appears to be a McCarthy style purge of academics.</p>
<p>According to Science the latest to be purged is Valerie Barr who, in 1979, when she was 22, handed out leaflets, stood behind tables at rallies, and baked cookies to support two left-wing groups, the Women’s Committee Against Genocide and the New Movement in Solidarity with Puerto Rican Independence. <a href="http://channeleye.co.uk/us-begins-mccarthyite-purge-of-scientists/" class="read_more">more&#187;</a></p><div class="feedflare">
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