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Katarina Hall is a Research Associate for Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. She is a graduate of Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala, where she studied economic history.
China Tibet

Two months ago, China put the Tibetan people to a test. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) demanded that all Buddhist monasteries in Tibet display the …

Chile

Traditional Marxism maintains that the only way to reach communism is through a violent revolution. In the Communist Manifesto, Marx writes that the “forcible overthrow …

Cambodia

Sometimes justice is a slow process. In the case of Cambodia it has taken 40 years to finally prosecute some of those involved in …

Cold War

The Cold War was an ideological and political confrontation between communism and capitalism—represented mainly by the Soviet Union and the United States, respectively—that largely unfolded on “Third …

“It was quiet in the cell. Rubashov heard only the creaking of his steps on the tiles. Six and a half steps to the …

Cuba

Fidel Castro toured the Soviet Union in 1963 at the invitation of the communist leader Nikita Khrushchev. During his 40-day trip across the USSR, …

Cuba

“My parents had always wanted to leave Cuba, but they never dared,” said Luisa, “It’s just the way the Communist Party works.” Luisa’s father …

Cuba

One day Consuelo received a disturbing letter from her parents, asking her to go back to Cuba. They feared it was the last time …

Propaganda

(Read Part One of this series here) Russia’s flagship dezinformatsiya organ is RT (previously marketed as Russia Today), a massively popular cable news network …

Marxism

In his Treatise of Human Nature Hume says that reason alone cannot motivate us to do something, but our passions can. What he means …