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Farmer Podcast Club: Starving out resistance

Posted by Lilli Klamke on October 23, 2018

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Starving out resistance: Anne Applebaum on Stalin’s deliberate famine in Ukraine- CBC- Ideas Released May 8, 2018 Historian Anne Applebaum is the winner of the 2018 Lionel Gelber Prize for her book, Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine. It tells the story of how Stalin’s collective farming policies in the early 1930s induced starvation among 3 million Ukrainian peasants. The book argues that this act was no byproduct of bad policy decisions, but instead a deliberate effort to crush Ukrainian nationalism and resistance — with repercussions that extend into our own era … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Starving out resistance