‘Babel’ contains a lesson about the long-term consequences and dangers of nuclear war that Trump and Kim Jong-Un would do well to pay attention to.
The Soviet Union has fallen, and some might like to think that Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s ‘bitter truth’ is a relic of a happily bygone era. Not so. His speech is even more relevant today.
President Trump’s cancellation of the Iran deal gets America back in to fight our side of it.
Why do intellectuals still cling to Marxism? The answer is that Communism is ‘idealist’ in the strict philosophical sense. And that’s not a good thing.
It must have been someone else’s concepts the Bolsheviks were touting as they slit the throats of the members of the provisional government in Saint Petersburg.
Along with Roman Polanski, film director Milos Forman resisted the trend of using the ‘fascist’ label loosely. For him this topic was literally dead-serious, as he witnessed it up close.
Identities will (probably) be revealed. Lives will (probably) be turned upside down. This is it. The much-anticipated payoff is coming.
Russia’s economy might be weak, and the country might have demographic problems, but on international standing and regional influence, Putin is no lightweight.
The MSM has a long tradition of falling (or worse) for Communist propaganda.
A holocaust survivor’s perspective on human suffering provokes worthwhile questions about self-determination and human evil.
Russia’s total ban from the upcoming Winter Olympics is a warning about the illusions of Vladimir Putin’s style of chest-thumping nationalism.
A century of Communism achieved four main results: poverty, oppression, war, and mass death. So why does anybody still think collectivism is ‘idealistic’?
A hundred years on from the Bolshevik Revolution, we’d do well to study the stages and trends that put free societies on the path to totalitarianism.
Although not on a scale similar to the Bolshevik revolution, the premises conveyed by Leon Trotsky have replayed themselves in American society.
Sputnik provides a turning point in world history: from then on, humans would maintain a presence in outer space and begin reaching to the stars.
William Inboden discusses issues in North Korea, China, and the Middle East, through the lens of history, on this episode of Federalist Radio.
The historical relationship between fascism and communism is more complicated than appearing to be on opposite sides of the ideological spectrum.
The main characters in ‘Comrade Detective’ play enforcers for a totalitarian tyranny, but you cannot distinguish their lines from those of latter-day irate progressives.
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