Tag Archives: Alexey Navalny

Putin aces the Art of the Steal

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Boris Vishnevsky, a Russian opposition politician who [was] up for reelection this month, cried foul when two of his opponents changed their names and appearances to match his. This should give GQP candidates pause. How about … Continue reading

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“Vladimir the Poisoner of Underpants”

Alexey Navalny said that. In five words he nailed Vladimir Putin. He spoke more words than those in court as he was sentenced to a couple of years in prison for…well. For being astoundingly heroic and dangerously heretical. The excerpt … Continue reading

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The point of a constitution

Somewhere in my files there is a proposed draft constitution for Iraq, composed after Saddam was removed and the country began to reconstruct itself without him. It is a stellar document, inspiring to read. Our Constitution was clearly a model … Continue reading

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