Neuhaus, Richard John
May 1994
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1994, Issue 43, p67
Discusses the factors behind the fall of communism and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Failure of Soviet Union leader Michail Gorbachev to consider political consequences in launching economic changes; Internal crisis in the Soviet Union that makes the collapse of communism inevitable; Inability of communism to produce the benefits that it promised and the brutal application of the idea of Marxism-Leninism.


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