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Desmond Tutu, 2011. CREDIT: Jmquez via <a href="">Wikipedia</a> (<a href="">CC</a>)

DEC 3, 1984 Article

The Bishop and South Africa: An Interview with Desmond Tutu

"I am glad I'm not a Westerner; I am glad I'm not white; I am glad I'm not civilized, if civilized means doing the kind ...

U.S.S.R. summary map, 1968. CREDIT: <a href=">Library of Congress</a>

JUL 1, 1981 Article

Russia's Nightmare Joke--and Daytime Reality

"What if, today, the last great empire on earth were nothing more than a fiction trying its best to convince both itself and others of ...

Carlos Fuentes by D. F. Bach

SEP 1, 1980 Article

Carlos Fuentes on Politics, Language, and Literature

Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's former ambassador to France and famed novelist, short story writer, and essayist, spent the 1979-80 academic year teaching at Princeton. In this ...

MAY 1, 1980 Article

Banned in South Africa: A Personal Account

David Russell was a courageous white South African Anglican priest. On October 19, 1977, the government cracked down on the press, organizations, and individuals who fought apartheid. ...

Sakya Monastery, Sakya, Tibet. CREDIT: <a href=",_Sakya,_Tibet.jpg"> Moszczynski</a>

SEP 1, 1978 Article

When the Chinese Came to Tibet

In this compelling first-hand account, Dowa Norbu explains the Chinese strategies for taking over Tibet. These included co-opting the ruling class, presenting themselves as modernizers ...

Small boat with 162 Vietnamese refugees sinks just a few meters off the Malaysian coast. Most of the refugees were rescued. <br>CREDIT: <a href="">UNHCR/ K.Gaugler</a> December 1978

MAY 1, 1978 Article

"Do Not Forget Us!"

Activist Bayard Rustin reports on meeting Indochinese refugees in Thai camps, who fled their countries in fear of their lives. He exhorts America to open ...

"No human being, whether in solitude or in mass assembled, should be entirely trusted."

JUL 30, 1977 Article

An Underpraised and Undervalued System

Novak invokes what he calls the creed of democratic capitalism: "(a) individual freedom and the methods of trial-and-error; (b) the innate selfishness and corruptibility of ...

Belfast, 2010. CREDIT: <a href="">Marcella</a> (<a hre="">CC</a>)

DEC 1, 1976 Article

The Red Hand of Ulster

Patricia Moir spent the summer of 1975 living in a Protestant housing estate in Belfast, where she organized a recreation program for the children. Her account ...

February 1974. Expelled from Russia, The Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn is staying in the home of Heinrich Böll. CREDIT: Verhoeff, Bert / Anefo, via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>

JUN 1, 1976 Article

An Interview With Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"Today this nuclear threat still hangs over both sides, but the West has chosen the wrong path of making concessions. Nuclear war is not even ...

"When the dining hall is well-run, the production spirit will increase" via <a href=""> </a> [People's Commune dining hall]

MAY 1, 1976 Article

The Other China: Hunger Part I - The Three Red Flags of Death

Up to to 43 million people died in China's famine of 1959-61, but few knew about it until decades later. Yet the information was there. From 1965...