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Daily Digest

Daily Digest


China

One of the most remarkable firsthand accounts of the lifestyle of a dictator is The Private Life of Chairman Mao (1994), written by Zhisui …


Romania

Nicolae Ceauşescu’s elevation to the leadership of Socialist Romania in 1965 evoked a certain amount of hope, both at home and abroad. He denounced …


USSR

In a centrally planned socialist economy like the one that existed in the Soviet Union, the government determined every detail of the national economy. …


USSR

One of the first images most Americans associate with communism is the breadline. All of us have probably seen photos online of the long …


Communism Film

This month we saw the release of SPECTRE, the next undoubtedly exciting adventure in the career of fictional superspy James Bond. The film reportedly …