As long as the great dream of human freedom remains unextirpated, the spirit of the October Revolution will live on.
To learn from October is to learn from and about its defeat, about why a truly workers’ state never emerged and developed in the years when it should have, and what went wrong to preempt that from happening.
Ketman allows those adept at it to create private sanctuaries of the mind, untouched by compromise, even as compromise floods the rest of their lives.
In any man who dies there dies with him, his first snow and kiss and fight, it goes with him…. Not people die but worlds die in them. ~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko, ‘People’ In A Precocious Autobiography, the Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, who passed away on April 1, recounted […]
Wajda’s life and work can be traced as a cultural barometer of Poland and a substantial measure of its psychological preoccupations.
Putin’s 16-years-old United Russia party won 76% of the seats in parliament in a weekend election.