Category Archives: True Crime

Professor Chase: Trotsky In Mexico Part II-(E)

Dear Readers: After that breaking news story about computer viruses, we now resume our regular programming.  Namely, still chugging through Part II of Professor Chase’s 3-part monograph.  Chase writes of a lost world of war, extreme violence and even murder, but … Continue reading

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Professor Chase: Trotsky In Mexico Part II-(D)

Dear Readers: Housekeeping chores again:  Here again is the link to Professor Chase’s 3-part monograph in Russian: And here again is the litany of the order in which to read my posts which review and discuss Professor Chase’s monograph: Intro … Continue reading

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Professor Chase: Trotsky In Mexico Part II-(C)

Dear Readers: Starting with the housekeeping chore again:  Here again is the link to Professor Chase’s 3-part monograph in Russian: And here again is the litany of the order in which to read my posts which review and discuss Professor … Continue reading

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Professor Chase: Trotsky In Mexico Part II-(B)

Dear Readers: Continuing this marathon, but first some housekeeping.  Here again is the link to Professor Chase’s 3-part monograph in Russian: And here again is the litany of the order in which to read my posts which review and discuss … Continue reading

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Professor Chase: Trotsky In Mexico Part II-(A)

Dear Readers: After a brief interlude, I continue my treatment/review of Professor William Chase’s opus on Trotsky’s adventures in Mexico during the final years of his life. Recall that Professor William Chase teaches Russian and Soviet History at the University of … Continue reading

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Irina Alksnis: On the Crisis of Russian Liberals – Part II

Hello Everyone: It is the last day of October, so I wish a Happy Halloween to my American readers.  Although, sadly, as everybody knows, Halloween has become just another commercialized orgy of consumerism, and people have forgotten the true meaning … Continue reading

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Irina Alksnis: On the Crisis of Russian Liberals – Part I

Dear Readers: I saw this op-ed in VZGLIAD, by Irina Alksnis.  And, by the way, Irina adduced a brief  CV confirming my prior suspicion that she is the daughter (or possibly granddaughter) of Viktor Alksnis, one of my favorite personalities from … Continue reading

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