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On Guerrilla Warfare by Mao Zedong

This 1937 book is one of the most important philosophical works of the Cold War in my opinion because Mao Zedong breathed life into communism as an ideology by making it more recognizable to the third world – replace the bourgeoisie with the landlord and imperial occupiers and the urban …

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You and the Atom Bomb by George Orwell

Today we’re looking at an essay from October of 1945 by George Orwell called “You and the Atom Bomb”.  In this essay Orwell speculates on the future of the world and gets a few things right and is off target on a few other things, either way it’s good insight …

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