The Radical Center
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The Radical Center

White-washing Tyranny and the Dark Side of Literacy

Bernie Sanders sang the praises of Castro and excused his worship because literacy rates increased under Castro. In some ways it’s similar to the fascists who defended Mussolini claiming, “he made the trains run on time.” The real question is: At what price?

Was improved literacy worth stamping out a free press, executing thousands of dissidents, and incarcerating LGBT people…

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James Peron

James Peron

James Peron is the president of the Moorfield Storey Institute, was the founding editor of Esteem a LGBT publication in South Africa under apartheid.