Communism

Vatican’s Deal with Communists Risks Undermining Chinese Catholics
Vatican’s Deal with Communists Risks Undermining Chinese Catholics

This deal may undermine Chinese Catholics, many of whom may secularize or go Pentecostal.

Cold Winds of Communism: Book Review of Sean McMeekin’s The Russian Revolution
Cold Winds of Communism: Review of McMeekin’s The Russian Revolution

Sean McMeekin’s “The Russian Revolution” frankly explores communism’s explicit evils.

What Ken Burns Omits From The Vietnam War

Although Burns and Novick don’t besmirch veterans as flagrantly, their misrepresentation of the war and its warriors has reopened old wounds. It’s not just Vietnam veterans’ reputations at stake; how we view this war shapes how we view ourselves as Americans.

Im-ProvCast Episode 1: Lessons from the Vietnam War (Bing West)
Im-ProvCast Ep. 1: Lessons from the Vietnam War

Bing West speaks about his writing, the civil-military divide in America, the Tet Offensive, and the Burns-Novick The Vietnam War series on PBS.

Loser America?

Jesuit priest and author Thomas Reese wrote a Religion News Service column critical of the US missile strikes on Syria’s…

The Devil in the Boxcar: How the Great War Unleashed Lenin
The Devil in the Boxcar: How the Great War Unleashed Lenin

“We must hate,” Lenin told his commissars. “Hatred is the basis for communism.” Rarely has an achieved ambition been so consequential.

Celebrating 100 Years of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Celebrating 100 Years of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Born a hundred years ago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn would write The Gulag Archipelago, a blistering account of the Gulag system under Stalin. George Kennan called this novel “the most powerful single indictment of a political regime ever to be levied in modern times.”

What You Should Know About Chinese President Xi Jinping
What You Should Know About Chinese President Xi Jinping

Within the next two weeks, China’s Communist Party is expected to remove a prohibition on presidential term limits. The move may allow the country’s current president, Xi Jinping, to remain in power for decades to come. Here is what you should know about the authoritarian leader of the world’s most populous nation.

What You Should Know About the Tet Offensive
What You Should Know About the Tet Offensive

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive. Here is what you should know about the attacks that changed the course of the Vietnam War.