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Campaign 2012: The Report Card

Has there ever been a less gracious presidential loser than Mitt Romney? I was willing to give him the benefit of the doubt during the campaign. I figured he was...

Irony Alert

Last night on Lawrence O’Donnell’s MSNBC program, I called the Democratic win in New York’s 26th district “a victory for socialism.” My tongue was planted firmly...

Was Court Nominee Kagan a Youthful Socialist?

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's undergraduate thesis submitted at Princeton University in 1981, was a detailed history of the rise and fall of New York's...

The Richest Reds in China

"We have a national slogan: Build the Socialist Countryside!" explained Sun Hai Yan, a member of the local government in Huaxi. "Others build socialism on the...

Fidel Isn't Dead, But Long Live Raul

Of all the long-winded speeches Cuban leader Fidel Castro has given each year, few were more anticipated (or longer-winded) than his address every July 26th,...

Chavez: "Bush Has Called Me Worse Things"

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez caused a stir this week during his visit to New York City, denouncing President Bush as "the devil" in a speech at the U.N...

Will Socialism Make a Comeback?

If socialism signifies a political and economic system in which the government controls a large part of the economy and redistributes wealth to produce social...

CHINA: SOCIALISM DIES, AGAIN

Evolution is revolution in today's China, as the great transformation of the communist system proceeds in the painful effort to create a system that works. Last...

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Photo Essays

Photos From a Nazi Christmas Party, 1941

The images are chilling, bordering on surreal: On December 18, 1941, as World War II rages and the horrors of the Third Reich’s “final solution” grow ever...

Three Generations, One India

The Malhotra family has seen it all, from Partition to socialism to the current economic boom. The 60 years since independence may not have been perfect in...

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