The common impression about the first Cold War largely comes from Hollywood. It is painted as a conflict of capitalism versus communism, the Reds versus the Red, White and Blue, free-market versus command economy. But that’s simply not what happened at all . . .


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Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is a former business journalist and columnist at the NBR. He also worked as the chief editor at the New Zealand Initiative policy think tank. He is now a freelance writer and copy editor.