The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Foreword to The Gulag Archipelago: 50th Anniversary
49 minutes Posted Oct 18, 2020 at 11:22 am.
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I had the great privilege of writing the foreword to the 50th-anniversary version of the abridged version of one of the most important books of the 20th century, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipelago, a devastating account of the absolute horror wreaked upon the people of the Soviet Empire by the acolytes of the doctrine of Karl Marx. I read the foreword here, in its entirety, and encourage everyone to purchase and study the book. It changed the world.

The 50th-anniversary version of The Gulag Archipelago is available at Amazon UK at or at multiple booksellers on the dedicated Penguin Random House page at

NOTE: The North American license is held by Harper Collins, and the book is not available in its 50th-anniversary form except from the sellers above.


Additional relevant links re Solzhenitsyn:

Main webpage:

Nobel Prize acceptance speech:

I have recommended many of Solzhenitsyn's books here:

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