From far away, Havana looks like a beautiful, tropical city. When you take a closer look, however, it is impossible to ignore its crumbling buildings and poor living conditions.
In response to the death of Fidel Castro on Friday, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation’s Executive Director Marion Smith released the following statement:
One hundred years ago this week, a sealed train bearing the “bacilli of Bolshevism” (Lenin’s own phrase) crossed war-torn Germany, destined for the North Sea.
Faced with rising protectionism around the world, the Chinese Communist Party, with Xi Jinping at the helm, has recently been attempting to recast itself as the global leader of free trade and open investment.
Yesterday President Obama announced his decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba and said the former Cold War enemies could reopen embassies in each other’s capitals beginning July 20. “This is what change looks like,” the President said.
On September 16, 2015 a group of talented students and young professionals of the U.S. Cuba Democracy PAC visited the VOC Memorial and discussed avenues of engagement to ensure that democratic values and human rights are a cornerstone of U.S.-Cuba policy.
One of the first images most Americans associate with communism is the breadline. All of us have probably seen photos online of the long lines that snaked out from grocery stores in the former Soviet bloc, or of their empty shelves.
The “Made in China” label is famous worldwide, found on an immense array of consumer products that can be found in any shop, large or small. China’s massive manufacturing capabilities and export-based economy have earned it the nickname “the world’s factory.”
“China is a democracy.” When you’re in China, you’ll come across this statement, or words to its effect, everywhere: painted on walls, printed on posters, spoken on television, or repeated in speeches.
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