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“Lenin always insisted on the most violent solutions”

NEW CRITERION Leninthink by Gary Saul Morson October 2019 …As we approach the 150th anniversary of Lenin’s birth, understanding him grows ever more important. Despite the fall of the Soviet Union, Leninist ways of thinking continue to spread, especially among … Continue reading

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“Sanders isn’t alone in trying to rehabilitate an ideology that is so frequently driven to murder and oppression in order to “liberate” the world from the shackles of capitalism that it is quite obviously a feature of the system and not a bug”

COMMENTARY Making Communism Great Again by Noah Rothman March 11, 2016 Writing in COMMENTARY, the columnist Ben Domenech recently identified a curious phenomenon. American political actors on the left, he observed, are engaged in a morally hazardous effort to rehabilitate socialism. … Continue reading

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“The marxism taught in colleges and universities is anti-Western, seeing the West as no more than a source of conquest, oppression, and exploitation”

DAILY CALLER Marxism Failed In The World, But Conquered Western Academia by Philip Carl Salzman January 11, 2016 One of the great lessons of the 20th century, paid for with the suffering and blood of hundreds of millions, is that … Continue reading

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Commemorate the heroic contribution of Soviet Jewish activists

CANDIDLY SPEAKING FROM JERUSALEM by Isi Leibler May 4, 2015 Last week, I was deeply saddened to learn that Volodya Slepak passed away. A week earlier another giant among the heroes of Soviet Jewry, Volodya Prestin, also died, preceded a … Continue reading

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War Clouds on the Horizon?

NATIONAL REVIEW by Victor Davis Hanson December 4, 2014 A large war is looming absent preventive American vigilance. The world is changing and becoming even more dangerous — in a way we’ve seen before. In the decade before World War … Continue reading

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The End of Aliya ? [OLIM STUDY VIDEO]

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Haviv Rettig Gur September 9, 2014 The vast majority of the Jewish Diaspora is now prosperous, safe and English-speaking; such people won’t immigrate because Israeli bureaucrats tell them to. Israel’s immigration officials are frustrated. Aliya, the … Continue reading

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