Daily Archive: January 5, 2020

Putin Reminds the West: Those Who Ignore History Are Doomed to Repeat it

President Putin recently stirred up a hornets nest by reminding the western nations of their own complicity in supporting the rise of Nazism long before the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was signed on August 23, 1939. What was this hornets’ nest exactly? Between December 19 and 24, Putin responded on several occasions to the dangerous revival of fascism sweeping across Europe by...

Roaring Twenties Again: ‘Global Impeachment’ and the End of the Era of Liberal Globalization

Now that another decade has flown by and the world awaits the arrival of 2020, it is only appropriate to look back at last century’s ‘Roaring Twenties’. Those twenties started globalization; these could see the end of its era. As the world entered 1920, it had already lived through the devastating First World War. “The war to end all wars”,...