Week 43: Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so…
Amy Siskind

the demonisation of russians by self-righteous xenophobes is SO LIKE the demonisation of Jews in Europe a century ago. It is particularly annoying for some americans that Winston Churchill credited the Russians with breaking the back of the German war machine in the 1940’s, since such americans have long nurtured the dream of succeeding where Napoleon and Hitler failed: in conquering- at least , economically , the whole of eastern europe including that most European of countries , Russia itself.

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