On the 100th anniversary of his death, it's worth recalling that almost all the worst features of communist totalitarianism began under Lenin, not Stalin and other successors.
State power and oppressive surveillance serve as the backdrop for this animated spy comedy.
Mayor Brandon Johnson should remember the sorry history of state-run supermarkets.
"If there is freedom, private property, rule of law, then Latin Americans thrive," says the social media star.
In countries that privatized, there are fewer delays and costs are lower. But labor unions and the private plane lobby stand in the way.
Alas, the Russians never forgave him.
The U.S. may not realize it, but it has the upper hand. It turns out communism doesn't work.
Objections to foreign election meddling lose credibility when you overthrow governments.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has barred men aged 18-60 from leaving the country.
The United States needs to be realistic about its interests abroad and the limits of our ability to influence events militarily, says the former nominee to be ambassador to Afghanistan.
There may not be a more striking metaphor for capitalism's victory over the Soviet Union than a 60-second Pizza Hut ad that originally aired more than 20 years ago.
"This is the nature of an authoritarian regime. You don't quite know where the boundaries of acceptable discourse are. Everything is uncertain."
The grandmaster and human rights activist talks about the lessons the world—especially American democratic socialists—must remember three decades after communism's collapse.
It is hard to comprehend the scarcity and existential dread that was humanity's constant companion during the Cold War.
30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, its greatest—and last—chess champion reflects on the awful system that produced him.
Once a Communist Backwater, Georgia Discovered the Benefits of Free Markets. Now It Risks Abandoning Them.
"Government should be very small. It should just regulate the minimum."
Walter Duranty and The New York Times have blood on their hands in this historical re-enactment.
No number of NATO summits will re-energize an alliance against an enemy that went out of business nearly 30 years ago.
The show wasn't about a nuclear disaster per se, but about how a government—and individuals—reacted in the face of disaster.