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“Freedom for the supporters of the government alone…”

After a lifetime of pretty well ignoring the history of revolutionary communism except for fascinating family anecdotes — one represented by a photograph of Leon Trotsky taken by my Uncle Lou in 1936 or so; it hangs on my wall … Continue reading

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Last night instead of watching Trump, I read this…

…book review in the New York Times by Jennifer Szalai. It’s the second volume of a biography by Volker Ullrich. It is entitled “Hitler: Downfall, 1939-1945”. I could not shake the notion I was reading this review not last night … Continue reading

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