The Decline and Fall of Gorbachev and the Soviet State

by Yuri N. Maltsev Yuri N. Maltsev, senior fellow of the Mises Institute, worked as an economist on Mikhail Gorbachev‘s economic reform team before emigrating to the United States in 1989. This is his 1992 introduction to Requiem for Marx. Lenin‘s slogan, “Marxism is Almighty Because It Is True,” was displayed practically everywhere in the former Soviet […]

What We Have Learned From Afghanistan

by Ron Paul June 23, 2013 Last week the Taliban opened an office in Doha, Qatar with the US government’s blessing. They raised the Taliban flag at the opening ceremony and referred to Afghanistan as the “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”—the name they used when they were in charge before the US attack in 2001. The […]