Today on Uncommon Knowledge, author George Gilder explains how he concluded, long before anyone else, that the Soviet Union was dead.
“I saw the Soviet Union was not a success. That China under Mao was not a success. They were the most monstrous regimes in history. Sweden was struggling hopelessly; their tax rates had risen to 106 percent. Ingmar Bergman was their leading film director, and Bjorn Borg had moved somewhere to escape. ”