Communism

'Free Housing' an Aspect of Soviet Union's 'Appealing' Past

The advantages of Soviet Communism: "Dobrokhotov said that many aspects of the past - a stronger education system, free housing - now seemed appealing to young Russians."

Worth's Worthless History: Arab Revolt Lacks 'Standard-Bearer' Like Lenin or Mao

Huh? Times writer Robert Worth: Arab revolution lacks "intellectual standard-bearers" like Lenin and Mao that could provide "became symbols of a people's aspirations." It's not the first time ...

Art Critic Celebrates Nostalgia for Soviet Union Over Headline 'When Repression Was a Muse'

Art critic Holland Cotter found Soviet-style tyranny in the free market: "Free-market capitalism brought its suppressions and exclusions, as artists discovered. Among other things, some felt, it ...

Two Leftist Dictatorships 'Infused With Revolutionary Zeal' That 'Revere Their Leaders'

Reporter Simon Romero: "To the many comparisons that can been made between Venezuela and Cuba - two close allies, both infused with revolutionary zeal, driven by movements that revere their ...

NBC Touts Cuban Celebration of Bay of Pigs Invasion Anniversary

On Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt marked the 50th anniversary of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion as "one of the most infamous events in American history." In the report that ...

The 'Intellectual Curiosity' and 'Mischievous Sense of Humor' of Murderous Che Guevara

From the obituary for violent Communist revolutionary Che Guevara's traveling companion, by reporter Victoria Burnett: "They became close friends, sharing an intellectual curiosity, a mischievous ...

ABC's Sawyer Notes Birthday Display of Reagan's 'Evil Empire' Speech in National Archives

Uniquely among the broadcast network evening newscasts, ABC's World News on Wednesday informed viewers of display items for the National Archives planned for next month's commemoration of ...

The NY Times Plugs Maoist Tourist Spot in China: 'Red Is Far From Dead'

Um, hooray? New York Times reporter Edward Wong reports on a Maoist tourist spot in China where "young professionals...rekindle their long-lost sense of class struggle and proletarian principles." ...

Times Plugs Maoist Tourist Spot in China: 'Red Is Far From Dead'

Um, hooray? Edward Wong reports on a Maoist tourist spot in China where "young professionals...rekindle their long-lost sense of class struggle and proletarian principles." The millions wiped out ...

The New York Times Cozies up to Playful Communists in Manhattan

For some reason, the New York Times finds a local group of Communists positively cuddlesome: "If communists have a reputation for anything, it is seriousness. (And if you have seen old photos of ...
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