Whittaker Chambers’ memoir exposed a major Communist plot and toppled New Deal royalty. It remains relevant today.
In memory of the author of “Republican Party Reptile”, who showed why our economic system won the Cold War.
Our woke elites want to return to the pre-modern idea of group rights, collective identity and advancement by caste.
She tells our editor about her remarkable journey from escaping a communist dictatorship to standing for election in Bury.
When our companies build factories there, the expertise changes hands – and companies fall under the influence of the Communist Party.
Jihyun Park was beaten, tortured, used for sex and put in a North Korean labour camp – before escaping, and making a new life for herself here.
The harrowing personal story of Jihyun Park, followed by her selection as a Tory candidate in Bury, puts current political obsessions in perspective.
In my case, the contraband was books – taken into then communist Czechoslovakia through a network linked to the charity Aid to the Church in Need.
If you want societies that seek to impose virtue by force, leave the rest of us to muddled old Britain, and try Jonestown.
Arrested by the KGB for bringing in leaflets supporting multilateral disarmament, I was “banned for life” from returning.
Though micro-measures aimed at those responsible might work: travel bans, asset seizures, arrest warrants.
We deceived ourselves into thinking that as China grew richer, its political system would become more democratic.
Andrew Adonis’s new biography of “the first of a new breed of ‘common man’ who would manage the British state” and became one of the great Foreign Secretaries.
If the free world values freedom, then it must wake up to the imminent dangers – or the threat will spread.