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Communism

How did the Cultural Revolution begin? What were its driving ideas? And what were its effects? Dr. Frank Dikötter addressed these questions at the …

A booming economy. Eight hundred million people lifted out of poverty. It sounds like the market economy success story of our time: a communist …


Communism

How many deaths is too many? VOC’s #CommunismKills campaign begins with the premise that each individual life taken by communism is one too many. …


Communism Cuba Education

Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) and YouGov have conducted a groundbreaking survey called “The Annual Report on U.S. Attitudes towards Socialism.” The full …


Cold War Communism USSR

Few individuals were better positioned to reveal the truth about the socialist experiment of building communism in the former Soviet Union than Alexander N. …


Communism

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of a five part series. Read Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV. Mihajlov ended …


Communism

Editor’s note: This is part four of a series on the life of Mihajlo Mihajlov. Read part I , part II , and part III.  At the time …


Communism Human Rights

Marta Karolyi (pictured above, center) is the National Team Coordinator for the back-to-back gold-medal winning U.S. gymnastics teams, and is a victim of communism. …


Communism Human Rights

Pope Francis recently recognized 38 victims of the Albanian communist regime as martyrs to the Catholic faith and announced their upcoming beatification. Enver Hoxha’s …


Communism USSR

How many victims has communism claimed? The answer depends on how you define victim. In one sense, every man or woman living under a communist regime is …