Populism for Peace

A populist pro-peace movement could end the empire without even trying. The US foreign policy establishment has inflicted unspeakable horrors on the world. And it has done a remarkable job of rationalizing these horrors or — even more effectively — directing the American public’s attention away from them. Foreign policy horrors are simply not an important issue for most … Continue reading Populism for Peace

Three Books on the History and Nature of Russophobia Help Explain Russiagate

Russophobia is several things. Wikipedia says Russophobia is: a diverse spectrum of negative feelings, dislikes, fears, aversion, derision and/or prejudice of Russia, Russians or Russian culture. A wide variety of mass culture clichés about Russia and Russians exists in the Western world. Many of these stereotypes were originally developed during the Cold War, and were … Continue reading Three Books on the History and Nature of Russophobia Help Explain Russiagate