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Navalny and Next

Guests: Ilya Budraitskis, Svetlana Erpyleva, and Greg Yudin on Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition, and the prospects of political pluralism in Russian society.

Communist Neverland at the Russian International Children’s Home

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Elizabeth McGuire is an Assistant Professor of history at California State East Bay where she specializes in the global communism, specifically the relationship between modern Russia and China. She is the author of Red at Heart: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution published by Oxford University Press. Her new research focuses on the International Children Home, 1933-1991.

Listen to my interview with Elizabeth McGuire on her book Red at Heart.


Nirvana, “Serve the Servants,” In Utero, 1993.