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Leftists and totalitarians: strange bedfellows

There is also something curious about leftists, who are totalitarians from the ground up, the top down, and from side to side, worrying about the ultimate power of the state.

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'1984' Book Review

When I started reading this book, I didn’t expect it to end up on my favorites list. I had heard a lot about it, and had several people recommend it to me. 858 more words

Book Review

Brutal Monuments for Complex Memories

Public monuments have power. They can be large or small, extravagant or minimalistic. They can be beautiful, inspiring, moving and tragic. Which is why it’s so important that we take care when engaging in acts of collective memory. 895 more words

Meccania: The Super-State

Before George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel of life in the totalitarian country of Oceania, there was a similar book written by, Owen Gregory titled… 829 more words


The Road to Totalitarianism

The first post of 2015. Sorry readers, I have been very busy these past few months. Thought I would share this gem from the Mises Institute: 446 more words


Kingdom of Madness: North Korea's "village of the dwarfs"

Is there a regime on the planet more evil than North Korea’s? I’m hard-pressed to think of one:

North Korea’s communist government has created a dwarf village in a remote part of the country where short people it regards as undesirables are prevented from reproducing and forced to fend for themselves within the harsh Stalinist system.

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