Tag Archives: Communism

Political Redeemers and their Followers

OPINION By ENRIQUE KRAUZE Enlightened leaders always tend to self-proclaim their moral superiority, and throughout history, the consequences of this delusion have been terrible. In his 1919 conference “Politics as a Vocation,” German socialist Max Weber pointed out the similarity between the revolutionaries of his time and the millenarian sects of the 17th century that had announced the imminent arrival

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Putin’s Incomprehensible Admirers

OPINION By ENRIQUE KRAUZE A nuclear power invades a small, sovereign nation. The world is witness to this unjust war, minute-by-minute, image-after-image: relentless bombardments against the civilian population, harrowing testimonies, mass exoduses, scenes of indescribable pain. That alone should arouse unanimous repudiation of the aggressor and unrestricted support for the victim. But that is not the case. A current of

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AMLO’s Latest Ballistic Missile Is Aimed at Education

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER After a resounding failure to pass his controversial electricity reform bill in the April 17 vote at the Chamber of Deputies, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and his leftist, in-power National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party have set their aim on yet another target: the opposition. That campaign is gaining traction by Morena further

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