Who Was Yuri Andropov? Ideologue, Policeman, Apparatchik

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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Why a deceased Soviet butcher has an ever-growing mini-cult following.

NBC Olympics Coverage: Burying Cold War History

Lloyd Billingsley is the author of Hollywood Party and From Mainline to Sideline. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Reason and many other publications.


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Whitewashing the Evil Empire and the U.S.’s triumphs against it.

Why Socialism Is on the Rise

Ben Shapiro is a Senior Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center and Editor-in-Chief of TruthRevolt.org. He is the author of the new book "The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration" (Threshold Editions).


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Did the Soviet Union’s collapse teach the West nothing?

The Poverty of Income Inequality

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The real issue is the standard of living.

Health Care for the Pushy and Well Connected


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What will the rest of us do?

Breaking Myths: The Ideas that Ruined Bolshevism

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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A powerful new book dissects the symbolic matrix of Gorbachev’s revolution.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Paradigmatic Zek

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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Remembering the dissident who lit moral dynamite under the Soviet myth.

Freedom and Kate Upton’s Birthday


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The Upton family’s unexpected contribution to the cause of liberty.

A Day in the Life of a Russian Christian Dissident

Faith J. H. McDonnell directs the Institute on Religion and Democracy’s Religious Liberty Program and Church Alliance for a New Sudan and is the author of Girl Soldier: A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda’s Children (Chosen Books, 2007).


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The story of one man’s relentless heroism in the face of communist terror.

The Virtue of Lucidity: Yuri Glazov and the Fate of Communism

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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A Soviet dissident’s account of totalitarianism’s haunting infiltration of the Russian psyche.