As we remember the anti-totalitarian spirit of 1989, let us also recall that the spirit of Lenin is alive and well in China.
Flagg Taylor is associate professor of political science at Skidmore College. He is editor most recently of The Long Night of the Watchman: Essays by Václav Benda, 1977-1989 (St. Augustine’s Press, 2018). He is currently writing a book on Czech dissent in the 1970s and 1980s. He tweets at @FlaggTaylor4.