How "shock therapy" economics and uncompromising Ukrainian nationalists forced the separatist movement into existence.
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.
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 →
The activists of Perestroika claimed to be champions of liberal values, but their work brought forward a new generation of Nationalists.
The infamy of Neo-Nazis obscures the role played by other radical Nationalists in Post-Maidan Ukraine. Their histories show us the big picture, the long-term goals and trajectory of the Nationalist project.
Ultranationalists in Ukraine have appropriated Nazi symbolism while denying that they are National Socialists. Are they right-wing provocateurs trolling their opponents? Or is this something deeper than fascist aesthetics?
I've been listening to Transmissions from Jonestown and wrote down some thoughts.
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