All posts tagged "Russia"

  • Snoozing through Fascism: A slow-motion academic protest of fascism emerges after conference

    The great Russian-American writer Masha Gessen was standing on the stage at Bard College in New York in front of a sign that read “Crises of Democracy.” It was the name of an Oct. 12-14 conference sponsored...

    • Posted November 3, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: A Checkered Past

    Amid Comey chaos, lessons surface about the history of America’s Secret Police. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hundreds of people lined up in the marble hallways of a Senate office building, hoping to get one of the 88...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Red Menace or Redneck?

    Digging into Russia, race, and Jeff Sessions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Washington these days has the paranoid atmosphere of a John Le Carré novel, with whispers of shady Russian connections lingering in the air like stale cigarette...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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