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Philip Vander Elst

Philip Vander Elst is a freelance writer, lecturer and C.S. Lewis scholar. After graduating from Oxford in 1973, with a degree in politics and philosophy, he spent more than 30 years in politics and journalism, serving in free market think-tanks like the Centre for Policy Studies and the Institute of Economic Affairs.

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How Communism Survived Thanks to Capitalist Technology

World History


The Soviet economy was such a mess that regular infusions of new technology and capital from the West were necessary to avoid total economic meltdown.

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