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The Origins of Communism

In the western world, communism is the most popular competing ideology. No other ideology has had such a dramatic rise and fall from power. No other ideology has posed such a serious threat to the dominance of classical liberalism and capitalism. 1,442 more words


Xi Jinping Forever

Foreign and Chinese observers surprised at Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s maneuvers to shake up the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) — and at the same time arrogate powers of the party, state, and military to himself — may be in for another shock. 1,208 more words


On the traces of communism: Raketa restaurant in Sofia

I was looking for reminders of our communist history throughout the city, when I stumbled upon, or better, I was made stumbling upon, a soviet-style… 290 more words


Barry Ritholtz and his “China The Black Box”

In China The Black Box, Barry Ritholtz demonstrates a better understanding of China than most U.S. talking heads I’ve read—at least in this piece. If you are willing to sit for a long read, I suggest clicking on the link. 354 more words


What the French Elections say about France

Published last week in between the first and second (run-off) election of departmental councils, I wrote this blogpost about what these elections can tell us about France and its future. 31 more words

China: Persecution News Update

The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from China (the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
- http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/27/eight-chinese-christians-from-sanjiang-church-sentenced-to-prison/ 30 more words