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Why Moscow 2022 = Munich 1939

My despair is increasing

Image source: Wikimedia

Early in 2022, I’m suffering from increasing despair as I watch international events unfold.

It seems we never learn from history.

As I compare Moscow in 2022 with Berlin in the 1930s, with a few names changed, it seems like we’re on another merry-go-round. It’s spinning faster and faster and soon it will fall apart.

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James Marinero

James Marinero

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