Lithuania works to break from the past, set a new course

Transitioning from a communist economy to a free-market system is no simple task

Lithuania works to break from the past, set a new course
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Transitioning from a communist economy to a free-market system is no simple task

Meet the next generation of leaders in Eastern Europe

A visiting professor to Lithuania discovers a generation of bright, committed and principled students who aspire to change their world

Meet the next generation of leaders in Eastern Europe
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A visiting professor to Lithuania discovers a generation of bright, committed and principled students who aspire to change their world

China using its monetary policy as a weapon of war

China is conquering the world by creating money when it needs it and simply absorbing debt. Perhaps we should be copying them

China using its monetary policy as a weapon of war
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China is conquering the world by creating money when it needs it and simply absorbing debt. Perhaps we should be copying them

Stalin’s Moscow show trials a blind spot for western intellectuals

The eagerness of western intellectuals to justify the Moscow show trials of the late '30s was what was truly frightening about them

Stalin’s Moscow show trials a blind spot for western intellectuals
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The eagerness of western intellectuals to justify the Moscow show trials of the late ’30s was what was truly frightening about them

America today: parallels to post-Gorbachev Russia uncanny

The parallels between Russia more than 20 years ago and the United States today are deeply disturbing

America today: parallels to post-Gorbachev Russia uncanny
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The parallels between Russia more than 20 years ago and the United States today are deeply disturbing

Marxism rears its ugly head in the academic world

Brutal communist societies did advance economic equality, although what was shared equally was poverty rather than prosperity

Marxism rears its ugly head in the academic world
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Brutal communist societies did advance economic equality, although what was shared equally was poverty rather than prosperity

When an intellectual cozies up to dictators

Is it feasible to separate political views and private behaviour from artistic merit? George Bernard Shaw is a perfect case study

When an intellectual cozies up to dictators
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Democracy is anathema for those convinced of the correctness of their views, the righteousness of their morality and the superiority of their intelligence

The pope, the president and the resurrection of Poland

Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan shared a vision of an independent Poland. Together, they helped the country break free from the Soviet bloc

The pope, the president and the resurrection of Poland
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Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan shared a vision of an independent Poland. Together, they helped the country break free from the Soviet bloc

Justin Trudeau stands tall in China

You’d have thought conservatives would have rejoiced at a Liberal standing up for Canadians. But no, they slammed him

Justin Trudeau stands tall in China
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You’d have thought conservatives would have rejoiced at a Liberal standing up for Canadians. But no, they slammed him

Communism’s pernicious influence persists despite the best evidence

On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, some romantics still embrace the fallacies of communism and its sister socialism

Communism’s pernicious influence persists despite the best evidence
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On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, some romantics still embrace the fallacies of communism and its sister socialism

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