Month: February 2023

Putin at concert

Will Russia Take All Of Ukraine?

A key statement in Vladimir Putin’s February 21st State-of-the-Union Speech (called “Presidential Address to Federal Assembly”) was a mere sentence-fragment buried late in that nearly two-hour-long encyclopedic speech to the nation, in which fragment he said “the longer the range of the Western systems that will be supplied to Ukraine, […]

Big 4

The Rise Of The Consultant Governing Class

They have become the outsourcing mandarins, consultancy companies which have served to degrade expertise in the public sector while diminishing the quality of services. Along the way, they have charged astronomical fees in giving repeatedly flawed advice. Consultants, packaged as all wise gurus, have become the great confidence tricksters. Embracing […]