https://youtu.be/Gmpp7QZWwpE The above video is by fellow academic blogger The Mad Sociologist, who tries in this video to provide some background--both historical and political--to the [...]
This strange little tchotchke depicting China's leader probably dates from the Cultural Revolution.
The myth that Hitler was some sort of leftist is bizarre, but some people do believe it. The facts say otherwise.
Was Stalin so upset by the German invasion that he collapsed and went on a bender? Or is it a myth?
Who was this brave protester who stood up to the might of the Chinese Army? To this day no one knows.
The decline and fall of the most fearsome terrorist group in the Western world.
In the 1970s, the Red Army Faction showered West Germany with bullets, bombs and arcane Marxist theory.
The story of Germany's ultra-leftist terror group is one of the oddest sagas in the annals of modern crime.
Read about how a surly lower-class kid from the grubby streets of Leningrad became the most powerful man in the world, and a 21st century tsar.
Just weeks before Stalin's death, the Soviet government went on a witch hunt against Jewish doctors. Was it the prelude to another bloody purge?