Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, behind the right shoulder of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu

Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, behind the right shoulder of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu

“On May Day,” proclaims the pompous, multi-volume “Great Soviet Encyclopedia,” “the working people of the Soviet Union show their solidarity with the revolutionary struggles of the working people in capitalist countries and with national liberation movements. They express their determination to use all their power for the struggle for peace and building of a communist society.”

But today, to properly observe May Day 2015, instead of evoking parades through Red Square showing off tanks, missiles, red flags and goose-stepping soldiers, Glenn Beck’s “The Blaze” offers a list of the top 10 (actually 11) books that everyone needs to read to understand what the heck happened last century – and is still happening today.

Noteworthy in the Blaze’s featured “10 books to celebrate the socialist holiday of May Day,” which includes many of the most famous political classics of the last half century, is a new book – “Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism,” by Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa and Prof. Ronald Rychlak, and published by WND Books.

Pacepa, the highest-ranking Soviet bloc defector ever to turn his back on communism and join the American team, spills every incredible secret of how Marxist transformation worked during the Cold War – and still works today (look who is running America) – and masterfully lays it all out in “Disinformation.”

The Blaze’s Ben Weingarten, introducing the May Day honorary list, writes: “May 1 marks what is known as May Day, a celebration of international workers chosen by the socialists and Communists of the Second International to recognize the Haymarket affair in Chicago’s Haymarket Square of May 1886. In order to ring in the holiday, we thought it apt to share 10 books on socialism and Communism and their impact on mankind.”

disinformationFollowing is the Blaze’s list:

1) “The Marx-Engels Reader” by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

2) “The Road to Serfdom” by F.A. Hayek

3) “The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression” by various authors

4) “The Gulag Archipelago” by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

5) “Against All Hope: A Memoir of Life in Castro’s Gulag” by Armando Valladares

6) “Witness” by Whittaker Chambers

7) “Doctor Zhivago” by Boris Pasternak

8) “Disinformation” by Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa and Prof. Ronald Rychlak

9) “Stalin’s Secret Agents” by M. Stanton Evans and Herbert Romerstein

10) “American Betrayal” by Diana West

10a) “Dupes” by Paul Kengor

Regarding “Disinformation,” Weingarten adds: “We have written about ‘Disinformation’ numerous times at TheBlaze Books, but suffice it to say if you want to understand how communists have successfully waged ideological warfare and its great impact on society to this day, you need to read this book.”

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