Anne Elizabeth Applebaum is an American journalist and historian who is also a citizen of Poland. A winner of the Pulitzer Prize, she has written extensively about Marxism-Leninism and the development of civil society in Central and Eastern Europe. She is a visiting Professor of Practice at the London School of Economics, where she runs Arena, a project on propaganda and disinformation. She has also been an editor at The Economist and The Spectator, and a member of the editorial board of The Washington Post (2002–06).
|… a repressed society needs a motivated populace if it is to become politically vibrant again. To be more precise, it needs patriotism, historical consciousness, education, ambition, optimism and, especially, patience. The destruction wrought by totalitarian governments always takes decades even generations to repair.||Nationalism & Treason ;Citizenship & Patriotism ;Dictators, Despots, Autocrats, Autocracies & Dictatorships|
|The Greeks do not have the option of borrowing because nobody will lend to them.||Budgets & Budgeting|