Chinese officials are pulling books from schools and libraries and purging teachers and professors.
Hardship can spawn artists that find creative methods of expressing themselves despite a culture of oppression.
Many writers, artists and Hollywood filmmakers favoured communism.
Naomi Klein’s anti-capitalist vision for the future may allow for only a few lucky high-flyers.
With the eruption of ISIS in the Middle East and the ongoing autocracies in Russia and China, pause for a moment and think back to the last century and compare the challenges back then to now.
In a recent column from a Toronto journalist on communism and capitalism, the writer made an astonishing claim: While “millions have been the tragic victims of communism,” he wrote, “that number pales, surely, in comparison with the victims of capitalism.”