PROPAGANDA: Stalin's Mustache

Out of the Kaesong cease-fire talks, world Communism is making a loud, crude but effective propaganda symphony. One of its two themes is Red "victory"; it portrays the "Western aggressors" as wounded, dragged in the dust, waving the white flag, and helplessly suing for peace.

The other theme is Red "peace"; it portrays the same aggressors miraculously risen from the dust, intact and blood thirsty, hell-bent for more and bigger wars — while the Communist bloc, pure of heart and with malice toward none, waves the olive branch.

Billionaires' Dreams. Asians are getting...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!