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A People’s Politics

The Totalitarian Subversion of the Individual

Written by Terrell Clemmons

On April 12th, 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man to leave Earth and orbit in space, and upon successful completion of the mission, a huge reception was held in his honor. At that reception, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev reportedly cornered him and asked, “So tell me, Yuri, did you see God up there?”

Gagarin paused before answering, “Yes sir, I did.”

Khrushchev frowned.… Continue Reading

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