Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Cautionary Tale of the Bolshevik Revolution

Could more have been done to halt the Communist pandemic after it broke out in Russia in 1917? Yes. After all, the only reason Lenin was able to get from Zurich to Petrograd in 1917 was that the imperial German government paid for his ticket — and more. An estimated $12 million was channeled from the Kaiser’s coffers to Lenin and his associates.

Read all of Niall Ferguson's speech.

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