Starting in first grade, students across Russia and “Greater Russia” will sit through weekly classes featuring war movies and virtual tours through Crimea. They will be fed a steady dose of lectures and topics centering on traditional values, Russia’s greatness, and the geopolitical situation in Europe and the World... (1).
Since the Civil WarRepublicans have promoted themselves as the party of freedom and equality ... With the recent January 6 Insurrection and attempted overthrow of an election, not to mention the US Constitution, the Republican Party now appears to be leaning towards a cult of personality and fascism ... Writing ... Democrats hardly fare any better ... 105.
When you expose a problem, you pose a problem. This is what the 1973Roe v. Wade decision did when it finally legalized reproductive rights for women. In addition to protecting women mentally and physically and granting them privacy and choices of their own, it empowered women to have the same rights as men, who do not experience pregnancy ... Wade ... 315..
There is a widespread perception that the history of the United States is best viewed in a linear context. That said, it could not be further from the truth ... This transition seemed seamless and continued until Americans were sent to fight wars in the GreatMiddle East ... It also exposes how US history is cyclical ... “We were poor before the takeover ... .
On November 4, 2008, the United States appeared to be shaking free from centuries of racism and inequality. For a brief moment, Barack Obama's historic presidential victory led many to note the victory of democratic values over segregation and racial anger directed primarily at minorities. Not everyone was ecstatic ... And here lay the problem ... .
Countries like Canada have started to notice the democratic backsliding of the United States...Freedom house, an international group that promotes global democracy, noted further that. ... Experts have always debated the ideal state ... These insights matter enormously for understanding whether power and wealth make people worse ... In short, it is fascism ... .
Today, as the world produces more food than ever before, more than one in ten people on Earth are hungry. But the hunger of almost 1 billion people is taking place at the same time corporate food producers sell the food, manipulating production and prices which reap enormous profits ... In “Stuffed and Starved,” Raj Patel writes ... .
“I found myself in the difficult position of having to decide on a course of action which would answer the American threat, but which would also avoid war ... To be sure, the quest for important knowledge from the past does not only inform judgment in the present but judgement in the future ... a free and honest press and a free and honest education ... 141..
As the mass of corpses - both military and civilian - pile up in the Russia-Ukraine Conflict, one is forced to ask why the United States and Western Europe haven’t learned the most basic lessons from past military engagements ... The first mistake was failing to grasp Putin’s mindset, found in his autobiography, “First Person ... It had nowhere to run ... .
Whatever one thinks about PresidentVladimir Putin, he is simply following the United States and Western Europe’s blueprint for invading and occupying Ukraine... In other words, any society that derives its power “solely” from a constitution and the will of its leaders is undermining democracy-an ideal that has rarely been put into practice.