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  1. TS Eliot REJECTED Animal Farm because he thought it was only right...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Mail on Sunday

    TS Eliot REJECTED Animal Farm because he thought it was only right George Orwell's pigs ended up in charge since they were 'far more intelligent than the other animals' Note has only now come to light thanks to a new British Library project celebrating the country's cultural heritage online An extraordinary typewritten letter from then-publisher T.S Eliot to a relatively unknown George Orwell rejecting the now classic Animal Farm has been revealed for the first time. The two-page note, written by Eliot while a director at Faber & Faber Ltd and dated July 13, 1944, criticises the famed novelist's narrative as 'not convincing'.

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  2. Mikhail Gorbachev: Putin Is an Obstacle to ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Time

    General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev in the mid 80's in Moscow, Russia. The present Russian regime need have no delusions that conservatism is a panacea for our problems, lulling themselves with the belief that for the sake of peace and quiet people will agree to put up with stagnation.

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  3. May Day, Russia, MaydayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Modern times, fancy anniversaries - it's as if we wouldn't trust ourselves with remembering a person or an event unless we had a specific date in the calendar reserved for that. Anniversaries arrive with a predetermined mood: grief, gratitude, sadness, anger, or a combination of all of the above and more.

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  4. The Cultural Revolution and the History of TotalitarianismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Time

    This week marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Cultural Revolution in China. Beginning in 1966, Mao Zedong, who had withdrawn somewhat into the background of the Chinese leadership in the previous years, marshaled the youth of China in a new campaign against supposed party deviationists and class enemies.

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  5. Emo Karaoke is backRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Mission Mission

    What's better then karaoke in the mission? Why EMO KARAOKE of course! Start warming up your vocal chords and get ready to singalong to your favorite emo, pop-punk, and screamo songs this Saturday! Check out a list of some of the songs we have for you to sing . Born in the back rooms of dive bars in Berlin and perfected in the secret semi-legal art spaces of the Mission, this is a brand of ping pong built for happy hours and late nights.

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  6. Leon Trotsky and the battle for democracy in the USSRRead the original story

    May 8, 2016 | Green Left Weekly

    Leon Trotsky By Paul Le Blanc Reaktion Books, 2015 224 pp, $39.99 Trotsky & the Problem of Soviet Bureaucracy By Thomas M. Twiss Brill, 2014 502 pp., $205.00 Leon Trotsky was one of the central leaders of the Russian Revolution. As the organiser and Commissar of the Red Army that saved the Soviet power and as the leading light of the struggle against Stalinism, he is surely one of the great heroic - and tragic - figures of the 20th century.

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  7. What #GamerGate Should Teach UsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Other McCain

    The world does not divide along neat political lines, but the temptation toward what Julian Sanchez dubbed epistemic closure is one that too many journalists are unable to resist. To approach the news from a perspective of partisanship - "Does this help Our Side?" - is the kind of error that leads to Walter Duranty acting as a propaganda agent for Stalin's regime .

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  8. The Cold War Never EndedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Power Line

    A lot of conservatives have expressed shock and disorientation at the revival of enthusiasm for socialism, not to mention the shattering of the consensus for free trade, low taxes, open markets, freedom of expression, and so forth. It is clear-and I wrote a long memo about this at AEI about five years ago that I cannot now find-that we all made a major mistake in the early 1990s when the Cold War ended in thinking that the triumph of free markets and liberal democracy was permanent.

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  9. Echoes of Stalinism abound in the very modern Azerbaijan-Armenia conflictRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2016 | Groong

    Ethnic Armenian soldiers stand next to a cannon at artillery positions near the Nagorno-Karabakh's town of Martuni The weariness with which the media reported the latest battle for Nagorno-Karabagh was all too evident during al-Jazeera's first news reports. Blaming Stalin for the Armenian-Azerbaijan war, the satellite channel showed an old news clip which had absolutely nothing to do with the conflict.

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  10. 1984 and The Pillowman at Lansburgh Theatre i and Forum Theater, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | City Paper

    Published four years before Josef Stalin's death, but only seven months before its author's, George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four imagined a future of Stalinism exported to the irradiated ruins of England: perpetual war, omnipresent surveillance, methodical reduction of language, and revisionism as policy. Its protagonist, the meek Winston Smith, works for the Ministry of Truth, striking disavowed individuals, or "unpersons," from news reports to erase all record of their existence.

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  11. Russian court poised for guilty verdict against Nadiya SavchenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Toronto Star

    A Russian court appeared Monday to lay the groundwork for a guilty verdict against a Ukrainian helicopter pilot nicknamed Ukraine's “Joan of Arc,” Russian news agencies reported, wrapping up a trial over the 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists that has revived memories of Stalin-era show trials. There was, however, initial confusion over the official court decision.

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  12. Russian court poised to find Ukraine's - Joan of Arc' guilty for deaths of journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Savchenko had been accused of helping the Ukrainian army target the shelling that led to the June 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine at the height of fighting there A Russian court on Monday found a Ukrainian helicopter pilot nicknamed Ukraine's "Joan of Arc" guilty of involvement in the 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists, Russian news agencies reported, the conclusion to a case that has drawn international condemnation and revived old memories of Stalin show trials. Russian state-run outlets rushed to report that Lieutenant Nadiya Savchenko, 34, had been found guilty, but there was initial confusion about whether the court had officially issued its ruling.

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  13. Russian court poised to convict Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' in deaths of journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  14. Stalin's granddaughter is an all-American badassRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Daily Chappaqua

    Chrese EvansP hot o: CEN/Chrese Evans She's got her dedushka's eyes - but this gun-toting, punk-rocking gal is as American as apple pie, although she does loves to cook borscht. Tattooed Chrese Evans, 44, of Portland, Ore.

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