Putin, Lenin, Imperialism and the (Real) History of Ukraine 

The people of this country suffer, I’ve always thought, from a general ignorance of history. This is because with vast oceans for borders, and ever-friendly neighbors, and no experience of being invaded, living in a country that has always urged assimilation including the acceptance of “American exceptionalism,” schooled through an educational system that avoids teaching U.S. history with any degree of credibility so as not to upset anybody, they’ve never been encouraged to think critically about the past. To ask questions.

Source: Putin, Lenin, Imperialism and the (Real) History of Ukraine | Portside

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