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Between Worlds

The linked stories of David Bezmozgis' acclaimed debut collection, Natasha (2004), measured a young Latvian Jew's life spent as a foreigner in a foreign...

The Moment

By now, it's a historical trope, but let's recall the narrative anyway. Thirty years ago, a fishing hamlet in southern China called Shenzhen was released from...

Why Russia Wants Its Orthodox Churches Back

Though not even two decades have passed since the Soviet state collapsed in 1991, the Orthodox Russians who came to France to flee communism say...

Margaret Thatcher

She's called the iron lady, but to me there has never seemed anything iron about Margaret Thatcher, a remarkable woman and one of the greatest politicians of the...

Will Poland Say No to Abortion?

What happens when the most Catholic country in Central Europe is told it isn't doing enough about providing abortions? Holy outrage and counter-outrage in the...

Imre Nagy

Imre Nagy was a lifelong communist who almost led Hungarians to freedom — from communism. As Prime Minister in 1953, he planned to liberalize the economy and...

Made in China: Communism Rules

Wednesday, June. 6, 2001 China's government has recently been trumpeting the fact that an increasing number of young Chinese are joining the Communist Party. By...

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