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Russian Revolution

Bury Lenin's Body: The Symbol of Communism Should No Longer Mock Humanity

Doug Bandow | Posted 12.13.2014 | World
Doug Bandow

Someday Russians will be free. Not just from Communism, but also less forms of authoritarianism. Liberation will come only through the Russian people's own efforts, however, not from the West. Only they can make their own future. The day liberty arrives will be the real Russian Revolution.

Edge of Eternity: A Talk With Ken Follett

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.17.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

"It struck me that the period beginning with the First World War and ending with the fall of the Berlin wall was the period to write about. I realized it needed to be three books, each one based on a different war."

Could Russia's Revolutionary Past Guide Ukraine's Future?

The Washington Post | Will Englund | Posted 04.05.2014 | World

MOSCOW — Weak, under tremendous pressure, its authority uncertain, the new government of Ukraine faces some of the same risks that once undid anothe...

Bel Kaufman Is 101 and Still Writing

Joan Gage | Posted 09.26.2012 | Fifty
Joan Gage

I was thrilled to find an article by 101-year-old Bel Kaufman in Vogue's "Age Issue" and to learn that she's as witty and wise and defiant of the status quo as ever.

Controversial Art Maven Dasha Zhukova's 'Art Island' On WSJ

Posted 07.24.2011 | Arts

Huffpost Arts is privileged to offer an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming WSJ. Magazine feature on Russian arts maven Dasha Zhukova. For an olig...

Of Teachers and History: A Brooklyn Memoir

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

I'm often struck by the fact that although everybody has one, a history that is, one's individual stories are seldom considered to be connected to "history."

The Sorry History of Compromise

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

I get it. President Obama's secret hope was to leave a legacy as "The Great Unifier." But compromise generally sucks, Mr. President. Shall we count how many Indian tribes compromised?