Tag: Education

Third World Friendships

Photo source: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/russia-circa-1962-post-stamp-printed-545221597 Th above photo represents “peace among all people,” and important aspect for the Soviet Union in the 1960’s. In the 1960’s, the Soviet Union began to expand its influence in what was then (and now) referred to as the Third World. The areas of influence included parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, … Continue reading Third World Friendships

The Soviet Students Clap Back, Letter-Style

Well well, if it isn’t the youth making another noteworthy appearance on my blog. Pardon my language but we’re more than halfway through the 20th Century (and the spring semester) of studying Soviet history, and these youngins have a lot to say from their knowledge and experiences influenced by things outside the Stalinist USSR! I…

Stalin’s Youth

The youth during the 1930s were much different than their elders were during their upbringing. This generation grew up with nothing but socialism and embodied all of the qualities of society during this time. While there were many parts of … Continue reading

Time to Educate

Education for the Proletariat: To produce more you need to know more. Some of the most innovative, radical, and successful literacy campaigns are those that are born out of revolutions. At the time of the revolution, the vast majority of Russians were peasants toiling under big landowners and eking out a meager existence. More than 60 … More Time to Educate