(Image Source: Warriors-Internationalists Affairs Committee) BY KERRY LEARY A former Soviet soldier who went missing in action 33 years ago in Afghanistan during the Soviet War has been found — alive and well. Russia’s news agency RIA Novosti reports Bakhretdin Khakimov suffered severe head trauma during the war and was presumed dead. But, he was nursed back…Read More Soviet Soldier, Missing for 33 Years, Found in Afghanistan
When French President Mitterrand tells President Reagan in July 1981 that the KGB has been stealing Western technology, it confirms Reagan’s distrust of the Soviet Union. Reagan fears that stolen technology will help the Soviet Union complete a giant engineering project, the Trans-Siberian pipeline. The Siberian pipeline was the largest construction effort that the Soviet…Read More How the CIA Turned the Tables on Soviet Industrial Espionage
Announcer: Good evening and welcome to the Sony Center for Performing Arts. Please note during tonight’s presentation, video, audio, and flash photography is prohibited and we have a strict zero tolerance policy for any heckling or disruptions… and now, please welcome your host and moderator, president of Ralston College, Doctor Steven Blackwood. Dr. Blackwood: Thank…Read More Jordan Peterson & Slavoj Žižek – Happiness: Capitalism Vs. Marxism – HQ Video & Audio + English CC
-Very big show tonight, guys. The one and only Lin-Manuel Miranda is here! [ Cheers and applause ] Oh, my goodness. Whoo! His new Broadway show, “Freestyle Love Supreme,” opens tomorrow. It is the hottest ticket in town. Prices range from “wow, that’s expensive” to “sorry, kids, no college for you.” You guys, it’s officially…Read More Kamala Harris Wants Twitter to Suspend Trump’s Account
What history, and both recent history and the most distant past history tells us is that bringing your spending under control through budget cuts and stringency bears big dividends in the short term and the medium term. Obvious case is Canada. Canada’s public finances in the 1990s were in a truly terrible mess. They took…Read More When Governments Cut Spending
Everyone wants to make the world a better place. But not everyone understands how economic freedom leads to wellbeing. The cornerstones of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, the freedom to compete in the markets, and private property rights. These freedoms comprise the core of what’s measured in the “eEconomic fFreedom of the wWorld”…Read More Economic Freedom and a Better Life
In the last 20 years since the breakup of the Soviet Union many post Soviet economies like my home country Russia have struggled to reach economic prosperity. This has led some people to question the virtues of free market capitalism. I would argue that it has not been a failure of free market capitalism, but…Read More Did Markets Fail in Post-Soviet Economies?
Hi and welcome to this Youtrain introductory video on a method called A New Mosque in Sleepyville this method is part of our category on simulation exercises and role plays A New Mosque in Sleepyville is a strongly immersive simulation of an online consultation and debate based on predefined roles and characters the method can…Read More Roleplay on Online Hate Speech and Democracy – A New Mosque in Sleepyville