NATO support for a war designed to degrade the Russian military and drive Vladimir Putin from power is not going according to plan. The new sophisticated military hardware won’t help.
Category: Ancient World
Overcoming Christmas Controversies with Historical Realities
Today’s holiday culture wars continue an ancient struggle, as Nat Parry explores in this adaptation from his new book, How Christmas Became Christmas: The Pagan and Christian Origins of the Beloved Holiday.
Chris Hedges: The Final Collapse
The more insurmountable the crisis becomes, the more we, like our prehistoric ancestors, will retreat into self-defeating responses, violence, magical thinking and denial.
Forgiving Debt: Ancient Analogies for the US
The function of debt-cancelling decrees was to restore socioeconomic balance, writes Eva von Dassow. That included inequity, so the cycle of borrowing-to-survive would start over.
Information Warfare From Pre-History to Ukraine
The Ukraine war is rife with information warfare from both sides, rising to a ubiquity and sophistication perhaps never seen before, says Joe Lauria.
Is Putin’s War Legal?
A thorough examination of legal precedent is necessary before coming to snap conclusions about Russia’s invasion, including what St. Thomas Aquinas has to do with Vladimir Putin, writes Joe Lauria.