While getting by in strange times, I read a book of short stories about how average Ukrainians got by before and after the fall of Communism.
It did surprise me how much I did not know about the Spanish Civil War. It’s as if all trace of it is scrubbed from historical summaries of the leadup to WWII
Power to the people!
Leitmotif: Here we come to a turning of the season Witness to the arc towards the sun A neighbor’s blessed burden within reason Becomes a burden borne of all and one Decemberism: I’m enjoying...
The Russian Communist Party weighs in on the issue of the day.
The Guardian continues to burnish its remarkable record of publishing unabashed apologists for communism. This latest offering isn’t quite as good as Zsuzsanna Clark’s classic “Goulash and Solidarity,” but if you’re looking for awful...