The Left After Communism


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Sorry, a moral felon can’t be a good historian.

Intellectuals Rally to Eulogize Stalinist Eric Hobsbawm


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A historian who refused to learn from history.

From the Debates of David Horowitz: March 20, 2010


David Horowitz: Well, this is just sophistry. First of all, in my book, Unholy Alliance, I devote a lot of space to showing how parallel the views are of very prominent American leftists Noam Chomsky, [Howard Zinn], Eric Hobsbawm, and even so-called moderates like Todd Gitlin, who would be appalled at being [...]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: March 1, 2010


Timothy Burke entirely misreads (or has failed to read) the most important section of the book, which I have called “The Mind of the Left” as an homage to a classic text by W.J. Cash called, The Mind of South. This section consists of eight sub-chapters and constitutes about a quarter of the text. It [...]

From the Pen of David Horowitz: October 12, 2009


One of the most depressing moments of my own political life came when I was given a Ph.D. thesis to read whose subject was the intellectual influences on American policy makers. In 1979, when the Sandinista Marxists staged a coup against the democratic members of Nicaragua’s revolutionary “junta” and established a pro-Soviet, Marxist dictatorship in [...]