Is the Republican presidential candidate on the wrong side of history?
After its defeat in Vietnam, the United States withdrew its military forces from the entire Indo-Chinese peninsula, something Chomsky along with the rest of the left had fiercely denied it would ever do. The result was that Cambodia was over-run by the Khmer Rouge—in other words, by the Communist forces that the Vietnamese Communists along [...]
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who worship the Creator and those who worship the creation.
Those who worship the Creator were charged with working the land and caring for it. But alas, these words of old have been long forgotten.
The Creation worshipers began to create laws, and more laws, and still [...]
Pol Pot was the leader of the Khmer Rouge, the Communist Party that ruled Cambodia from 1976-1979. “Khmer Rouge” (or Khmer Reds) was the French rendering of the organization’s official name: the “Communist Party of Cambodia.” Inspired by what he had witnessed during a trip to Mao Zedong’s China, Pol Pot envisioned an agrarian Communist utopia [...]