Day: December 10, 2022

Biden talks to Macron

Captivity, Inequality, Familiarity

French President Emmanuel Macron paid a visit to the United States, where Joe Biden as White House head received him for the first time. The French leader’s visit was intended to solve a mountain of problems that have accumulated in bilateral relations and not just there. Washington first offended Paris […]

Clashes with the police

How Bigotry Weakens A Country

One of the most profoundly revealing Web-pages is, which shows how remarkably fast the public’s opinion of a foreign country — in that case, of Americans’ opinions of both Russia (at here) and also China (at here) — change when a Government’s and its ‘news’ (or propaganda) media change […]


Basketball, Viktor Bout And Troubling Exchanges

Prison exchanges and swaps are never entirely satisfactory affairs. The appropriate measure in such cases is the degree of dissatisfaction that arises from them. In the instance of the exchange of US basketballer Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, the Russian negotiators may well count themselves richer in […]