May
26
2022

Olavo de Carvalho

Brazilian polemicist, self-proclaimed philosopher, political pundit, former astrologer, journalist... --wikipedia
May
07
2022

T/F: the planet is overpopulated

Overpopulation... is a phenomenon in which a species' population becomes larger than the carrying capacity of its environment —Wikipedia
May
02
2022

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

34-year old UN panel responsible for advancing knowledge on human-induced climate change --wikipedia
May
01
2022

Neoliberalism

ideas associated with free-market capitalism... [However] the term is rarely used by proponents of free-market policies. Some scholars reject the idea that neoliberalism is a monolithic ideology and have described the term as meaning different things to different people --wikipedia
Apr
21
2022

Ukraine war status: 7 calibrations

Results for various war crimes, whether genocide was committed, Putin's nuclear deterrence, and whether Putin has incriminating information on Western leaders.
Apr
01
2022

Charles de Gaulle

In TvF, Dr. Hawkins cites de Gaulle's "pomposity" in the context of France's relationship with the United States. Though he fueled anti-American sentiment, this does not seem to be the whole picture regarding de Gaulle.
Mar
24
2022

What happened to Gorbachev?

He was the man who ushered in a new era of world politics when he helped to dismantle Communist rule in Russia. Mikhail Gorbachev will be remembered throughout history because of his accomplishments at the end of the U.S.S.R. --YouTube
Mar
20
2022

National Review online

Once staunchly politically conservative, the commentary now trends towards moderate, undecided or unaffiliated.
Mar
19
2022

Schwarzenegger's message to the Russian people

The energy is at 400, so it has the appearance of unemotional reason, not unlike a father talking to his children. However, the calibration is not 400. Appearance is not essence.
Mar
16
2022

Russian alignment with Putin's war in Ukraine

Support, neutrality or disapproval as a percentage of Russia's population, by calibration.
Mar
16
2022

President Zelenskyy's address to US Congress

"Remember Pearl Harbor... when your sky was black from the planes attacking you... Remember September 11... when innocent people were attacked from the air. No one expected it. You couldn’t stop it. Our country experiences the same every day."
Mar
12
2022

Planet Lockdown (2022)

"90-minute documentary... We spoke to some of the brightest and bravest minds in the world including epidemiologists, scientists, doctors, lawyers, protesters a statesman and a prince."
Mar
12
2022

Homes for Ukraine (UK government program)

Families who welcome Ukrainian refugees into their home for at least six months rent-free will receive a £350-a-month "thank you" from the government. --news.sky.com
Mar
09
2022

social cost of carbon metric

an estimate of the economic costs, or damages, of emitting one additional ton of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and thus the benefits of reducing emissions. The estimate informs billions of dollars of policy and investment decisions in the United States and abroad. --brookings.edu
Mar
07
2022

Ukraine War: What the West Doesn't Understand (video)

Former US infantryman explains what TV military analysts overlook about the Russian invasion and their plan to take Kyiv.
Mar
04
2022

Magdalena Andersson, Sweden's PM

By request from Sweden! :D
Mar
04
2022

Olaf Scholz, Chancellor of Germany, caretaker? short-term thinker?

Or maybe he's most interested in which way the political winds are blowing...
Feb
28
2022

Putin's Playbook, by Rebekah Koffler

Russia's Secret Plan to Defeat America
Feb
26
2022

Vladimir Putin

Personally, as President of Russia, his intention as Army Commander-in-Chief, and the level of his heart.
Feb
26
2022

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

The level at which he's doing his job.