Friday, 13 November 2009

Berlin Wall Anniversary Links

The Berlin Wall fell 20 years ago this month, marking the collapse of Soviet communism. The anniversary is an appropriate time for stocktaking and for seeking to answer a number of questions associated with this historic event, its aftermath, and its continued influence.

After 20 years, Paul Hollander looks back at why the Berlin Wall fell.

Nazism and Communism: Why you rarely hear about the atrocities of Soviet communism.

Imposing “paradise” at gunpoint.

Flashback to 1990: Why the Soviets fell.

Fear and Loathing in the Soviet Union: Cato President Ed Crane discusses his trip to the other side of the Iron Curtain in 1982.

Podcast: Why Russia must confront the criminal nature of its communist past.


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