Every so often, a film shows the depth of communism’s personal costs in a poignant and beautiful way. So it is with ‘Cold War,’ a masterpiece from Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski, nominated for three Academy Awards.
‘Most of China’s 1.4 billion people have no religious affiliation. Is there any reason to believe that China is a less moral place than the United States?’ asks Max Boot.
By acknowledging the value of labor, Pope Pius XII sought to provide the world an important counter-balance to an ascendant communism that held sway across much of the world.
The vilification of those who differ, the use of social control to punish, dividing all into victims and oppressors—what Ryszard Legutko describes is no longer a small cloud on the horizon.
The chronicler of the foolish, utopian ways of thinking that ail so many intellectual elites will be sorely missed by many.
A champion for gay rights, a woman unbroken by communism, and an incredible athlete was somehow pressured into giving in to social justice vigilantes.
Conformity with leftist orthodoxy has been enforced in unsavory ways over the last century. Modern leftists might want to rethink their dogpile model, although history suggests they won’t.
Violent activists who sowed seeds of division, hindered racial harmony, and tortured real people are not worth exalting on college campuses.
When Chinese President Xi Jinping’s autocracy asks Western companies to jump, the response is usually, ‘How high?’
Seth G. Jones’ engaging new history, ‘A Covert Action: Reagan the CIA and the Cold War Struggle in Poland,’ gives due credit the Catholic Church, Polish Solidarity leaders, and Ronald Reagan for overthrowing the Soviet Union.
In the book ‘Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall,’ Tim Mohr examines the colorful history of East German punk, an account marred only by some knee-jerk politics.
I pray that Lisa Milbrand comes to realize that, had she been marching in the streets of Beijing to protest the country’s communist ties, she’d likely be detained in a re-education camp.
Progressives who think America is an oppressive regime need only look to China to see what real oppression looks like and how lucky they really are.
By aggressively politicizing fashion, Teen Vogue is furthering one of the most destructive trends in our culture.
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.
Lech Walesa turns 75 in September and 35 years ago won the Nobel Peace Prize. He’s probably the most important labor leader of our era.
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