Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on December 4th, 2008

I saw the two articles pop up a few weeks ago in which Valdas Adamkus asserted that someday Soviet and Nazi attrocities will be held at the same level. The occasion for his remarks was his address at an observance of the 75th anniversary of the Holodmor, the Stalin-era famine that killed a large portion […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on May 11th, 2007

After a day spent learning about 20th Century German history, my friends and I decided to lighten things up with a jaunt through the Tiergarten in Berlin, on our way to the Reichstag building in the summer of 2003. Rather surprisingly, while cutting across the heavily wooded space, we came upon a two Red Army […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on April 17th, 2006

As I was leaving LT Days last year, a guy came up to me and got on my case about the shirt I was wearing, which, against the field of a giant red star, featured Proudhon‘s slogan, “Property is theft” in 12 different languages. I don’t remember precisely what the fellow said—but it was critical […]

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