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USSR

When Vladimir Lenin’s Bolsheviks seized power over Russia in October 1917, they began almost immediately to nationalize the economy. This was part and parcel …

China

Last month, the elite World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland welcomed a sitting Chinese head of state for the first time ever. In …

Hungary

A monument honoring Russian and Soviet soldiers has been unveiled in a military cemetery in Esztergom, Hungary, two weeks before Russian leader Vladimir Putin …

China Cuba Laos North Korea USA Vietnam

As Donald J. Trump is inaugurated President of the United States and begins his first day in office, we have a message for him. …

Cuba

If your father was murdered by a totalitarian regime, would you go back to the place of the crime? That’s what Rosa María Payá …

Cuba

Weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, several former ambassadors and American diplomats released an open letter under the aegis of the Center for …

Cuba

Though the former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro has died, the tyrannical regime he built is still very much alive. During this period of forced …

Cuba

The death of Fidel Castro last Friday was a fitting moment to assess his life as a whole. It is unfortunate but not surprising …

Cuba

Over the past 20 years, VOC has worked hard to educate Americans about the realities of communism around the world and to give a …

Vietnam

Red sauce, clear bottle, green cap, white rooster: the look (and taste!) of the most famous hot sauce on earth demands our attention. It’s …