Lev Kopelev: Terror in the Countryside (Holodomor)

In 1929 Joseph Stalin, the Communist leader, started a revolution that would transform the Soviet Union’s economy. A major aspect of the Stalin revolution consisted of forced collectivization of agriculture. From 1929-1933, the collectivization drive met resistance, resulting in the liquidation of an estimated five million successful peasants called Kulaks.[1] In 1978, Lev Kopelev published…

Industrial Revolutions of the 18th & 19th Centuries

The Industrial Revolutions of the 18th and 19th centuries produced many innovative thinkers, and industrialists. With their many contributions to the industrial process, these people made Western society, economically, socially and politically speaking, what it is today. However, the means by which this progress was made conflicted with the modern concept of morality. Workers were…