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Let Freedom Ring Rally

#ChinaRightsNow Rally in DC On September 25, 2015, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation joined hundreds of protesters at a rally in front of the White House today calling on the Obama administration to press the Peoples’ Republic of China and its ruling Communist Party, to respect human rights in China while President Xi Jinping was visiting Washington. “It’s not […]

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VOC Statement on US-Cuba Relations

December 18, 2014 DECISION TO RECOGNIZE CUBAN GOVERNMENT WITHOUT ASSURANCE OF REFORM WRONGHEADED Washington D.C. – Executive director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Marion Smith today released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s plan to begin efforts to normalize diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba: “For decades both Republican and […]

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The Berlin Wall Fell, but Communism Didn’t

This article originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal The Berlin Wall Fell, but Communism Didn’t From North Korea to Cuba, millions still live under tyrannous regimes. As the world marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov. 9, 1989, we should also remember the many dozens of people who died […]

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Ghosts of Tiananmen

This article originally appeared in the Weekly Standard on June 4, 2014. Twenty-five years have passed since a lone man stood in front of Chinese tanks and dared to defy Beijing’s crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. His bold challenge to the Chinese Communist Party was one of history’s most profound reminders of the insatiable human desire to live free […]

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Thomas Piketty And The Coming Marxist Moment

When a book that offers intentional homage to Karl Marx’s Das Kapital becomes the bestselling nonfiction book in America, it says something about how far we’ve come from the anti-Communist mentality once shared by Democrats, Republicans and all of our nation’s political elites, if not all of our intellectual elites. Unthinkable as it might have […]

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