Russians believe the West intends to destroy their country and a fascist government runs Ukraine, thanks to a steady beat of anti-American propaganda by state-controlled media.
Fukuyama’s new book turns away from external threats to classical liberalism and argues that the dangers lie within liberal democratic countries. Liberal principles are now open season to the critics of liberalism on the right and left.
To understand tyrants like Putin, we must study their place in history. Waller R. Newell’s book Tyrants: Power, Injustice, and Terror is an excellent place to start.
As flawed as democracy is, Ukraine shows that people will fight hard to retain their voice.
We shouldn’t fear adaptation. We should embrace the creative powers of humans to live better lives even as the world gets warmer.
David Cutler and Edward Glaeser’s book Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation examines the state of the city in the pandemic age.
Errors of judgement and bias are endemic to humanity. The only way to overcome them is the rigorous application of critical thinking and rationality.
Professor Zhang Weiwei is an intelligent, scholarly, thoughtful, and soft-spoken spokesman for China. He’s also wrong about the West and too eager to promote CCP propaganda.
Moving the homeless population out of City of Toronto parks was good for the city and the homeless people themselves.
Is this the beginning of the end for communism in Cuba, or the end of the beginning, as Winston Churchill once said during the Second World War?