Putin is Carrying on Stalin's War on Self-Determination
by Uriel Abulof
Before Woodrow Wilson, Lenin advanced the ideal of national self-determination as part of communist revolution. Stalin made the term a cynical tool of Russian imperialism, a move Putin's approach to Ukraine emulates.
The GOP’s Bolshevik Moment
by Fred Kaplan
Alexander Kerensky's tenure as Russia's only prime minister between the overthrow of the Czar and the Bolshevik takeover was cut short in part because he viewed Lenin as an ally against his monarchist enemies. Republican Party leaders risk the same fate if they accept the likes of Marjorie Taylor Greene as allies against Joe Biden.
The Lenin Plot: The Concealed History of The US-Led Effort to Overthrow the USSR
by Barnes Carr
"The Lenin Plot was a massive embarrassment for the Allies, and they tried to cover it up. The denial continued for years."
SOURCE: The Washington Post
100 years later, Bolshevism is back
by Anne Applebaum
And we should be worried.
October Revolution: Russia's Communists Warn of Riots If Lenin Is Buried, Kadyrov Demands Apology
For almost a century, the revolutionary’s body has laid embalmed in a mausoleum on Moscow’s Red Square, splitting opinion from the outset.
The Anarchist Who Stood Up to Lenin and the Bolshevik Coup of October 1917
by Sergey V. Saytanov
His name was Peter Kropotkin. We should remember him.
SOURCE: NYT Book Review
NYT lauds newest biography of Stalin. It's by Stephen Kotkin.
Kotkin's new study depicts Stalin as an autodidact, an astute thinker, “a people person” with “surpassing organizational abilities; a mammoth appetite for work; a strategic mind and an unscrupulousness that recalled his master teacher, Lenin."
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