Closing the Curtains on the Soviet Past


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Russian historians are warned about what historical truths they find — and retell.

Reihan Salam: How ‘Avatar’ gets capitalism wrong – Forbes.com


For the last 200 years, humans have grown taller, stronger and healthier. This progress has been fastest in the countries that gave rise to the Industrial Revolution, yet it has spread throughout the world, sparking a transformation that economists Robert Fogel and Dora Costa call techno-physio evolution, “a synergism between technological and physiological improvements that […]

From the Pen of David Horowitz: December 18, 2009


How many poor people have progressives starved since 1917? It’s a good question and somebody should do the research and publish it.Russia was the breadbasket of Europe until progressives seized power in that year and started instituting policies to “share the wealth.” For the next 70 years until socialism collapsed, Russia was a [...]

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Hey, Hey, LBJ: How Many Kids Did You Starve Today?


Last week, one of our hottest discussions on NewsReal involved the controversy over Bishop Thomas Tobin recommending that Congressman Patrick Kennedy not partake of communion as long as he is a proponent of abortion.
Former Johnson Administration official, Joseph Califano Jr. had a rather chilling op-ed in response to this principled action by the Bishop in [...]

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Newsreal Looks at the World: This Week, Ukraine


Americans who are enamored of Socialism, believing that it is the best way to govern a nation, do not know their history. They don’t know that Socialism has only one end result for those unfortunate enough to be trapped living in a Socialist state: misery and death.
Ask the Poles, Hungarians, Czechs, Lithuanians, or the citizens [...]