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Communism Is Making a Comeback: Here’s How to Stop It

November 6, 2019


This week marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. It’s a time to celebrate freedom’s victory over communist tyranny. It’s also the best time to ask: Do Americans still oppose communism?


More young Americans also view capitalism and communism as equally violent. Never mind that free enterprise has lifted billions of people from poverty to prosperity, while communism has a track record of misery and murder. In the 20th century alone, communism killed at least 100 million people.

At the time of publishing, Marion Smith was executive director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

Originally published in the Miami Herald.

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