Wayne Allensworth

Wayne Allensworth is a Corresponding Editor of Chronicles magazine. He is the author of The Russian Question: Nationalism, Modernization, and Post-Communist Russia, and a novel Field of Blood. He writes at American Remnant

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  • June 1995

    People From Nowhere

    Virginia, the cradle of the American Republic, has proved to be a particularly tempting locus for the designs of the capitalist Utopians.

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  • April 1995

    Russia's Chechen Crisis

    Russia's ill-fated decision to intervene in the Chechen civil war has precipitated a political crisis at least as heated, and far more bloody, than the 1993 presidential-parliamentary showdown.

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  • Grassroots Extremism
    November 1994

    Grassroots Extremism

    "Extremist" is a word that may conjure up images of hooded Klansmen crowded around a burning cross or of Black Panther separatists or kooky 60's "revolutionaries." Or perhaps images of Hitler, Stalin, or Mao come to mind.

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  • The Rise of the Red-Browns
    July 1994

    The Rise of the Red-Browns

    In his 1990 pamphlet "How to Revitalize Russia," Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wrote, "When our fathers and grandfathers threw down their weapons during a deadly war [World War I], deserting the front in order to plunder their neighbor at home, they in effect made a choice [his italics] for us, with consequences for one century so far, but who knows, maybe for two."

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  • Getting Solzhenitsyn Right
    April 1994

    Getting Solzhenitsyn Right

    Years after his arrest by the Soviet authorities, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, while recuperating in a prison hospital after a cancerous tumor had been cut from his body, cast out the last remnant of a spiritual tumor from his soul.

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  • The Vanishing Craftsman
    February 1994

    The Vanishing Craftsman

    The house is barely six months old, but it has already begun to settle. Loose steps creak, doors hang, and cracks appear along the baseboards. If I were a carpenter, as my father was for 40 years, or knew enough of such things, I would have built my own house, as he did.

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  • A Walk on the Dark Side
    January 1994

    A Walk on the Dark Side

    Russia, a long-suffering and, for much of its history, isolated nation that has been perplexed by any number of catastrophes, has had a particularly pronounced tendency to seek answers in fantastic conspiratorial theories.

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  • Shades of White
    August 1993

    Shades of White

    "Mankind is in crisis . . . a long crisis which began 300, .and in some places, 400 years ago, when people turned away from religion. . . . It is a crisis which led the East to Communism and the West to a pragmatic society. It is the crisis of materialism." Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

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