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Josef Stalin, bank robber

His life of crime started early. “Stalin’s Bank Robbery of 1907: A Tale of Blood and Murder.” Speaking of bank robbers, Bonnie and Clyde were killed by police on this day in 1934. Too bad the Tiflis police weren’t as … Continue reading

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The Crisis of Socialism [EP audiobook]

This is the fifth chapter of the audiobook version of Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault. Chapter Five: The Crisis of Socialism [mp3] [YouTube] [74 minutes total] Marx and waiting for Godot [mp3] [YouTube] Three failed predictions … Continue reading

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Soviets and Nazis — which were worse?

The Nazis were evil, killing millions of human beings, and they have universally and properly properly condemned for their horrors. The Soviets were also evil, killing more millions than the Nazis did, yet they have not been universally condemned. The … Continue reading

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