In November, 1989, when the Berlin Wall suddenly began to crumble and then fall, much of the world watched in awe. Could it be true that Communism was about to collapse? For seventy years, it had been a system, an ideology, that ordered large swaths of the globe. Now a whole vision of history--a vision meant to maximize freedom, but which had turned, over time, into tyranny--seemed to be leaving the stage. Many people still possess, as I do, little pieces of concrete from the Berlin Wall.
Jul-1-2020, 10:00:00 GMT