Monthly Archive: May, 2021

We can see where this is going, if we let it

What Russia’s young artists, intellectuals, and cultural elite hoped for and expected was the end of autocracy, class division, and religion, and the advent of a world of liberalism, equality, and secularism. What… Continue reading

Perilous parallels

“I was born and raised in the Soviet Union, and I’m frankly stunned by how similar some of these developments are to the way Soviet propaganda operated.”1 “You will not be able to… Continue reading

How to save America in 3 easy steps

I’m quite certain I’ve never highlighted more sentences in a book then I did in this one. Nearly every page is streaked with yellow. And I wish it wasn’t so.  Because the words… Continue reading