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12 Reasons You Should Visit Moscow Right Now

This is a long overdue post on my trip to Moscow last year. I don’t think a country has been negatively portrayed by the media in recent times as much as Russia which made me even more determined to visit. 1,173 more words

Travel

M-19 "Gurkolyot": Grab the Problem by the Throat, Not the Tail

What it was: The Ministry of Aviation’s candidate for a Soviet shuttle, an apparent attempt to wrest control of the Soviet Space crewed space program away from the Ministry of General Machine Building. 1,692 more words

Manned Space Programs

RIP YouTube

Everywhere the truth turns, the censor follows.

The mainstream media failed us so we turned to the internet, and now that is also failing us. 1,214 more words

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Glass Harmonica

The short surrealistic film Glass Harmonica (1968) is, according to Open Culture the only animated film ever censored by the Soviet Union. This is interesting since the film itself can easily be seen as an attack on capitalism and bourgeois greed. 2,123 more words

Cultural Theory

Transformation by Gaither Stewart

by Gaither Stewart
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Rome, Italy
September 21, 2016

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”
George Bernard Shaw

Change is a word that both intellectuals and the intelligentsia of America are discussing in these times.

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Politics

Review: 'The Left’s Jewish Problem – Jeremy Corbyn, Israel and Anti-semitism'

Biteback Publishing, 2016, pp. 320.

By Dale Street (this review also appears on the Workers Liberty website)

Dave Rich’s The Left’s Jewish Problem – Jeremy Corbyn, Israel and Anti-semitism… 1,543 more words

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LOMO-200/220 high-end Soviet cameras

These are high-end cameras for Super 8 film, with technical possibilities of professional cameras like automatic exposure setting, high speed 1.8/6.5-65mm VARIOGOIR-2Б (2B) lens with a 10x zoom, parallax-free viewfinder, and motor drive. 616 more words