Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Oct 13, 2022

We are approaching one of the horrible milestones in human history — the birth of the Gulag a century ago. Sometime during the autumn of 1922, Soviet officials decided to establish a system of forced labor camps for both political…

by | Nov 3, 2021

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn died in 2008, but his writings continue to educate the West about communism. Last month, Notre Dame University Press published the English translation of the the third volume of Solzhenitsyn’s March 1917, which is a part of Node…

by | Jul 17, 2021

During the past year, there’s been more and more talk about the psychological impact of the COVID lockdown. Researchers have done studies, and among the more common ailments reported are depression, distress, PTSD, and suicidal ideation. But I would submit…

by | Jun 25, 2021

On Tuesday, Florida’s GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation strengthening civics instruction and literacy education in the state’s public schools. This includes providing a library of “Portraits in Patriotism” based on personal stories of those who immigrated to the U.S….

by | Mar 5, 2021

Why did a decisive block of people who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 not vote for him in 2020? Republican pollster Tony Fabrizio surveyed voters in 10 swing states and found the answer was simple. Trump lost “largely” because…

by | Nov 16, 2020

Between Two Millstones, Book 2: Exile in America, 1978-1994  By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, translated by Clare Kitson and Melanie Moore (University of Notre Dame, 566 pages, $27) In 1978, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn settled into a writerly life of unprecedented focus, four years…

by | Oct 2, 2020

Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents reads as a peculiar book in that its most important passage occurs in the acknowledgments. “I am not at liberty to thank some of those who helped me research this book,…

by | Dec 11, 2018

At The American Spectator, we always agreed that it was quite fair and true to admonish our neighbors (and now our children and even grandchildren) to remember that the Soviet Union was defeated, and thus the Cold — often hot…

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