Reading Time: 12 minutes For most of Western history, we’ve been stumbling toward some semblance of international standards for individual human rights. Will we ever get there?
Reading Time: 16 minutes The rise of the far right in Russia is deeply concerning for the global community. Is it organic, or is it covered with the dirty fingerprints of Vladimir Putin?
Reading Time: 14 minutes As the world awaits the Israel-Hamas hostage deal and temporary ceasefire, it bears remembering how complex political and wartime kidnappings always are.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Antisemitism is raising its ugly head again as the winds of discontent and prejudice circle the globe. A mob hunting for Jewish travelers at a Dagestan airport is just the latest incidence in a rising epidemic.
Reading Time: 7 minutes As the war in Ukraine rages on, Russia’s war efforts are not restricted to battlefields of Bakhmut. Instead, they stretch across the internet. And through my support of the truth in the Ukraine war, I have managed to find myself in their sights.
Reading Time: 10 minutes A Canadian embarrassment involving a Ukrainian WWII soldier given undue applause is being put to bed with a political resignation. But we need to deal with the underlying illiteracy in our war history as well.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Putin has enlisted the Russian Orthodox Church to justify his war on Ukraine as a crusade sanctioned by God, and the head of the church, Patriarch Kirill, has been only too happy to assist.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Tucker Carlson has spent many an episode of his shows shouting about the importance of freedom of speech and decrying the left for cancel culture—yet he is happy to fawn over an autocrat who has shut down free press and free speech in a one-man cancel campaign. It is a hypocrisy best explained by greed and lust for power.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It has been said, and wisely, that 97% of the activity in the shower involves winning fake arguments with absent antagonists. It was only the other day that I was arguing with Marjorie Taylor Greene in the shower about religion and politics and the Ukraine War.
Reading Time: 5 minutes One lucky lander escaped the world’s nonsense this week, when on August 23 India celebrated being the first country to successfully set down near the moon’s south pole. Chandrayaan-3’s Vikram lander holds a rover equipped for 14 days of exploration, to improve our understanding of lunar geology. The successful landing came days after Russia’s own […]