Worldwide Socialism

Bernie Sanders Is Right About One Thing…

May 23, 2022|Comments Off on Bernie Sanders Is Right About One Thing…

Every once in a while, even socialists stumble upon the truth. Such was the case when Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a self-avowed socialist who actually honeymooned in the Soviet Union, called out the World Economic [...]

L.K. Samuels: The Original Social Justice Warriors—Hitler and Mussolini

April 14, 2022|Comments Off on L.K. Samuels: The Original Social Justice Warriors—Hitler and Mussolini

Both Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini were perhaps the original and most dedicated ideological warriors for social justice. But the German National Socialists and Italian Fascists represented more than a brutal force that sent stormtroopers [...]

Communist Presidential Candidate Is Gaining Ground in France

March 22, 2022|Comments Off on Communist Presidential Candidate Is Gaining Ground in France

With France’s presidential election less than a month away, it seems like the once-dormant Communist Party is making major inroads among French leftists. According to a recent poll, the candidate for France’s Communist Party, Fabien [...]

L.K. Samuels: Was World War II a Battle Between Capitalism and Socialism?

March 18, 2022|Comments Off on L.K. Samuels: Was World War II a Battle Between Capitalism and Socialism?

The little hidden secret about World War II is that it was a giant struggle between two opposing economic ideologies—capitalism and socialism. Unfortunately, the public is mostly unaware that the German National Socialists and Italian [...]

Is Pope Francis a Socialist?

February 9, 2022|Comments Off on Is Pope Francis a Socialist?

Historically, religious leaders have been adamantly opposed to socialism for many reasons, namely because socialist systems disdain the existence of a higher power, reject individual liberty, and are antithetical to human nature. For instance, Pope [...]

L.K. Samuels: Was Adolf Hitler the Son of Karl Marx?

January 21, 2022|Comments Off on L.K. Samuels: Was Adolf Hitler the Son of Karl Marx?

In an age where Karl Marx is increasingly immortalized as a saint for trying to end all inequalities, it becomes vital to understand his political theories, activism, and temperament. And when one begins to research [...]

L.K. Samuels: Was Hitler a Red-Armband-Wearing Communist?

January 6, 2022|Comments Off on L.K. Samuels: Was Hitler a Red-Armband-Wearing Communist?

Almost every day, some pundit or commentator paints conservatives and even libertarians with the toxic brush of Hitlerism. These uninformed critics repeatedly accuse the Fuhrer of right-wing extremism. But according to many scholars, that narrative [...]

The ‘Fascist Left’: Myth or Reality?

September 14, 2021|Comments Off on The ‘Fascist Left’: Myth or Reality?

In the last few years, many conservative commentators and political figures, including President Trump, have lashed out against extreme left-wing politicians and radical agitators as the “Fascist Left.” Many news media pundits scoffed at this [...]

Peru Succumbs to Socialism

July 2, 2021|Comments Off on Peru Succumbs to Socialism

In a somewhat stunning turn of events, the people of Peru have apparently elected an unrepentant socialist, Pedro Castillo, to be their new president. I say apparently because allegations of voter fraud and electoral corruption [...]

The Heartland Daily Podcast · Ill Literacy, Episode XXXIII: Stalin’s War (Guest: Sean McMeekin)

June 8, 2021|Comments Off on The Heartland Daily Podcast · Ill Literacy, Episode XXXIII: Stalin’s War (Guest: Sean McMeekin)

Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by Sean McMeekin, professor of history at Bard College, to discuss his new book, Stalin's War: A New History of World War II. They discuss Soviet foreign policy in the [...]

10 Disturbing Facts About the Soviet Union

January 26, 2021|Comments Off on 10 Disturbing Facts About the Soviet Union

Like most totalitarian states, the Soviet Union relied on terror and coercion to maintain its iron grip on power. Below are just a handful of the many ways Soviet leaders preyed on their population and ruthlessly preserved their power.