Noam Chomsky pointed out when he was observing the role of the press during the Vietnam War, that it had a significant role to play in atrocities. The job of print and broadcast media, he argued, was to legitimise and explain away mass killings and to tell the story of why they were necessary. LookingContinue reading “Pravda and Stalin’s Terror”
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Stalin and the Gulags
Here I address the question as the the economic rationale behind the Gulag system and its dismantling after the Stalin era.