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A statue of Joseph Stalin, enemy of capitalism, could be yours for only US$119,000

If an 11-foot-tall bronze statue of a notorious dictator is the perfect piece to fill out your garden, you’re in luck: eBay has on offer what appears to be a genuine statue of Joseph Stalin in mint condition. 687 more words

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PHOTOS: RUSSIAN PEASANTS SELLING HUMAN FLESH DURING VLADIMIR LENIN'S 'LET THE PEASANTS STARVE' COMMUNIST PROGRAM IN THE 1920s

  • ‘Families were killing and devouring fathers, grandfathers and children.

  • ‘Ghastly rumours about sausages prepared with human corpses though officially contradicted, were common. In the market, among rough huckstresses swearing at each other, one heard threats to make sausages of a person.’

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On U.S. Imperialism, Capitalism and Fascism

by David William Pear

If you want to know the untold history of the U.S.A., then a good place to start is with the history of US imperialism in Asia from the mid-19th century until today. 2,616 more words

Celebrating Karl Marx in the New York Times

May 5 marked the two hundredth birthday of Karl Marx, without whom the world would have been spared the murderous regimes of Lenin, Stalin, Mao, Ho Chi Minh, Pol Pot, Castro, Hugo Chávez, and – who knows – maybe even Hitler, too. 631 more words

Getting 'Travesties'

The litmus test for the accessibility of Tom Stoppard’s euphorically erudite play Travesties resides, I believe, with my fifteen-year-old daughter Lea, who loves to read but has no deep familiarity, as yet, with the names – let alone the work – of James Joyce, Vladimir Lenin or Tristan Tzara. 650 more words

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Alexander Herzen's Free Russian Press, London

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If you ever plan to write about Russian cultural figures in London, get in line behind Sarah J. Young. She’s already written about it, no matter what you want to say. 1,059 more words

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