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american revolutionary: kid gloves and “likes”

…Are our rebels and would-be revolutionaries merely play acting as they embrace the consumer cycle, media spotlight and wine, sex and song ethos?… Will an ascetic revolutionary leader, such as a Lenin, Gandhi or Mao, appear on the American scene? … Continue reading

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WHEN MEMORIES WERE CHEAP LIKE BORSCHT

”Let them eat caviar” supposedly said by Czar Nicholas II upon learning that the peasants were starving. Although there is no record of these words ever having been uttered, it is plausible that he could say them…. Many nefarious claims … Continue reading

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A SALTY DOG ON THE PORT SIDE

A communist sea dog who stayed away from the starboard, or right wing side of the battleship Potemkin. ┬áSergei Eisenstein‘s Potemkin was a film that proclaimed his faith as an artist of revolution and transcended it. It was a work … Continue reading

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