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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Novels Worth Reading

I know, it’s all you can do to keep up with what you want to binge on Netflix, but now is a time like never before to recapture the lost art of reading. Last year, a survey was taken of English professors to recommend the 20 classics every American should…
bubmag
April 27, 2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The Coming China Backlash

“A generation has died in just over two weeks. We’ve never seen anything like this and it just makes you cry,” lamented a funeral director in northern Italian city of Bergamo, the epicenter of a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in recent months. As a testament to the scale of a historic…
bubmag
April 26, 2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The Path to Socialism is Paved in Bailouts

by Michael Lebowitz and Jack Scott Prelude: This article was largely written before the emergence of the Coronavirus. Recent developments as a result of the pandemic only add emphasis and gravity to the points made here.  “…many people living in the West are dissatisfied with their own society. They despise…
bubmag
April 16, 2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Mississippi’s Punishment Machine

In November 2018, the Trump administration hosted a much-publicized criminal justice event in Gulfport, Mississippi. The usual surrogates—Mike Pence, Jared Kushner, Lindsey Graham—had gathered for the evening’s festivities, along with a handful of lower-profile officials, including senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, who had recently made headlines for telling supporters she’d be in “the…
bubmag
April 16, 2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The Path To Socialism Is Paved In Bailouts

Authored by Michael Lebowitz and Jack Scott via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Prelude: This article was largely written before the emergence of the Coronavirus. Recent developments as a result of the pandemic only add emphasis and gravity to the points made here.  “…many people living in the West are dissatisfied with their own…
bubmag
April 15, 2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

America’s response to China’s challenge is critical

Challenges test character. In fact, challenges are necessary to develop character. As Russian novelist and anti-communist dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn reminded Harvard's graduating class in 1978, "Even biology knows that habitual, extreme safety and well-being are not advantageous for a living organism." This is true for nations as well as individuals.…
bubmag
April 4, 2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

What Uncertainty Teaches

Source: SvetaZi/Shutterstock Living in the time of COVID-19 gives all of us a strong and clear taste of uncertainty. Our welfare is on the line and we are trapped at home with our questions, our vulnerabilities, and the vulnerabilities of others. Even in the midst of doing all we can…
bubmag
March 30, 2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

What Uncertainty Teaches

Source: SvetaZi/Shutterstock Living in the time of COVID-19 gives all of us a strong and clear taste of uncertainty. Our welfare is on the line and we are trapped at home with our questions, our vulnerabilities, and the vulnerabilities of others. Even in the midst of doing all we can…
bubmag
March 30, 2020