Speaking truth to power…

A phrase that is overused and misused, I think.  But it truly applies to Alexander Solzhenitsyn, a Soviet era dissident/writer, who died today at the age of 89.

I do not know why Gulag Archipelago is not required reading in our schools.  Not to mention One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.

I recommend the Solzhenitsyn editorial from today’s National Review Online.

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