Anyone who thinks today’s China is an open and free society, unlike the Communist China under Chairman Mao, should read Fan’s letter word for word.
It may sound like a paradox, but history has proven that striving for collective good results in collective harm. But striving for freedom results in something akin to collective good.
Ideas do have consequences, and the ideas of Karl Marx are the deadliest the world has ever known. So why are we celebrating this enabler of mass murder?
In the judgment of both regimes, a substitute for the church, whether Orthodox or Roman Catholic, would gradually eliminate Christianity by attrition.
By removing the term limits to the presidency in China, Xi becomes what Mao was — a permanent and exceedingly powerful dictator.
The MSM has a long tradition of falling (or worse) for Communist propaganda.
Far from making life easier for Chinese Catholics, accepting Communist control of their bishops disheartens and oppresses them further.
Once the groundwork is laid for Communism, it can impose itself by consolidating its takeover of society’s institutions, by enforcing conformity, then moving to its ‘final solutions’ phase.
Despite antiseptic portrayals throughout American media, Antifa are more than ‘anti-fascists.’ Antifa provide the violent complement to academic neo-Marxism.
Had these girls lived in a free society, they could be teachers, doctors, dancers, or any profession they wanted to be. Communism didn’t teach them to ‘dream big.’
Since the high-performing East Asia region is dominated by people with Chinese-style education, does this mean that’s superior to American schools?
Given what they had to go through in life, it’s remarkable my parents are here today, together, to celebrate this important milestone.
The reality of life in the Warsaw Pact was decidedly different than the picture Kristen Ghodsee paints in her New York Times article.
The New York Times argued this week that our memories of communist Europe—food shortages, secret police, the repression—do not provide a complete picture of life then. Get a grip.
China’s wealth enables the Chinese government to control information flow, promote propaganda, and monitor and suppress dissent efficiently and effectively.
China’s move to make the yuan stronger seems to contradict the traditional belief that China has been intentionally making its currency weaker to gain export advantages.
People who’ve experienced Castroism are far more qualified than the relatively affluent Cuban-Americans who’ve lived far away from the harms of communism.
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