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    Alexander Dolitsky

    The writer was raised in the former Soviet Union before settling in the U.S. in 1978. He moved to Juneau in 1986 where he has taught Russian studies at the University of Alaska, Southeast. He is now director of the Alaska-Siberia Research Center and has published extensively in the fields of anthropology, history, archaeology, and ethnography.
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    Recalling Soviet intimidation at my U.S. encounter with Vladimir Vysotsky

    I first arrived in America Feb. 1, 1978. An agent of the Immigration and Naturalization Services greeted me at the John F. Kennedy Airport...

    It’s time to expose ‘white privilege’ theory for what it really is

    Activists on the left claim that WPT or “White Privilege Theory” is a social movement for justice, equal rights and opportunities for people of...

    42 years after immigrating to the U.S., they consider me ‘white privileged’

    I first arrived in America from the former Soviet Union on Feb. 1, 1978. An agent of the Immigration and Naturalization Service greeted me...

    Radical socialists aim to usher in a new regime on Nov. 3

    I was reading a prominent American sociologist Charles Murray’s book, “Losing ground: American social policy, 1950–1980,” which is about the terrible failures of the...

    Debunking ‘white privilege theory’ with facts

    Progressive activists claim that "white privilege theory" it is a social construct and social movement for justice, equal rights and opportunities for people of...

    Marxism’s connection to ‘white privilege’ doctrine

    The privilege many hard-working people have enjoyed in our country is because they applied themselves diligently regardless of their color, gender, ethnicity or race....

    United we stand – Divided we fall: Race, ethnicity and minority in America

    In the past, many of my students at Alyeska Central School, the former state correspondence school based in Juneau, and my students at the...

    Neo-Marxism and Utopian socialism in America today

    What practical lessons can we learn from history? There is no simple answer to this question because history is a complex subject. History is...

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