Idle chatter about potential motives and deeper significance of the historic NATO document leaks.
The small Persian Gulf state of Qatar is one of the richest per capita in the world. It is also the 4th largest shareholder of Twitter. What does the Emir hope to gain from Elon Musk?
Elon Musk might look like an idiot, but is he at least a useful idiot? Can he find a new owner for the renovated Twitter?
Ontario's right-wing government is accused of destroying the public healthcare system to prepare for a hostile takeover by private capital.
North America's nuclear power corporations are consolidating as a new generation of reactors is being developed. What is the future of this strategic industry?
After a decade of chaotic "democracy" in Russia the President established a two-party system. "A Just Russia" is a government-in-waiting, not an opponent of the constitutional order. Will they step into the power vacuum when Putin's time is done?
A story of Russian communists regrouping after the Fall of the USSR; their performance in elections; the strategies used against them.
Russia's oldest opposition party is a right-wing populist sideshow. Led by a man compared to Hitler and a Court Jester, the LDPR channels popular rage into imperial policies.
The newest party to enter the Russian Duma gives a voice to young Russians, but what are they giving up in exchange?
I wanted to know more about the opposition inside Russia and the possible action around this summer's Regional Elections. I assume that the war will be a major issue for voters and that this will be a particularly energetic campaign. To get started I found the most accessible source on Russian elections (for an English,… Continue reading Russia Votes 2022 →