Tag Archives: Communism

Why Countries Collapse: Exorbitant debt, energy sector problems, corrupt political systems, delusional elites

Why Countries Collapse: Collective US Stupidity threaten to demolish National Unity: Getty

  Herland Report: Why Countries Collapse: Dmitry Orlov and Vladimir Putin believe the US is failing, because the US government, in Putin’s words, is “making sure-footed strides directly along the path of the Soviet Union.” These strides are, in Orlov’s words: “exorbitant debt, problems in the energy sector and unreformable political systems mired in corruption, their elites delusional in their feelings …

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American Education: Child Indoctrination to hate what made America great is killing the nation

Child Indoctrination: Aurora by Odd Nerdrum

  Child indoctrination: Seemingly overnight, a large segment of America has gone insane. We’re not talking about the culture of paranoia and safety that has metastasized in the wake of COVID-19 hysteria. We’re talking about the ideological shift, particularly on cultural issues, that has occurred since the start of the Obama Administration, writes Sam Jacobs, the lead writer and chief historian …

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American Totalitarianism versus Soviet Repression

American Totalitarianism: Soviet Atheist Repression: Herland Report

  Herland Report: American Totalitarianism: As we watch how intolerance, repression of diversity and totalitarianism is growing yet again in the West, the German philosopher, Hannah Arendt is worth revisiting. She is considered one of the most influential political theorists of the 20th century and spent many years examining how it was possible for a modern, democratic state such as …

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Hannah Arendt: Totalitarianism is product of the disintegration of the nation-state

Hannah Arendt: AP

  Herland Report: In the famous German philosopher, Hannah Arendt ground-breaking book, The Origins of Totalitarianism, she analyzed the 20th century growth of atheist totalitarianism that led to Holocaust and the concentration camps of the Gulag in Russia. In the attempt to understand how the rise of totalitarianism was possible in Germany and Russia, she seeks to understand the power structures …

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Hannah Arendt: Understanding Totalitarianism and the reign of Terror

Understanding Totalitarianism: Hannah Arendt AP

  Herland Report: Understanding Totalitarianism: The German philosopher, Hannah Arendt is considered one of the most influential political theorists of the 20th century. She was a Holocaust survivor who spent many years questioning how it was possible for a modern, democratic state such as pre-World War II Germany, to turn into a totalitarian state and a brutal regime that killed …

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The Frankfurt School: How Neo-Marxism Came to Dominate Western Thinking

The Frankfurt School: Herbert Marcuse, Getty

Herland Report: The Frankfurt School: The dramatic cultural shift away from historical, Western values has not happened randomly. Just as novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand commented in a University of Michigan interview, philosophers determine history. They lay out the ideologies that form the basis for cultural development and outline values that are to be considered popular in society. Precisely this has …

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How to control a nation by fear: Joseph Stalin was the gold standard of Dictatorship

How to control a nation by fear: Joseph Stalin was the gold standard of Dictatorship, how to control a nation by fear: Herland Report

  Herland Report: How to control a nation by fear: “Joseph Stalin, Soviet dictator, creator of great power, and destroyer of tens of millions of lives …” Thus begins this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, which dives into the biography of Joseph Stalin. Professor at Princeton University, Stephen Kotkin, author of Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941, examines the political career of …

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