Month: November 2016

The Kremlin finds open doors

What’s startling is the leverage that the Kremlin has over the political processes in our open societies. They’re really not investing all that much in corrupting the political processes, just looking for doors that are already ajar and shoving events in their preferred direction. Still, these tiny barely visible shoves of the hand of the …

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The louts are on the march

We live in an era of unsurpassed peace and prosperity. Europe’s great powers hadn’t been at war for over 7 decades. Billions have been lifted out of poverty and have increasingly high expectations. Diseases rapidly vanish. Science and engineering have replaced creed and manipulation. And yet we’re obviously only come so far, human beings still …

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