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Political Correctness…

… and the “Cult of Personality” The phrase “politically correct,” or “PC,” was first publicly used by a British Ministry of Information official during the First World War. It later appeared in Mao Zedung’s “Little Red Book” in the early … Continue reading

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After the USSR

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics dissolved December 1991. There were 15 “republics” in the union. What, now, are the names of these countries? How are they doing? I asked myself these questions as I prepared to write an article on … Continue reading

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