The long-gone legacy of the USSR’s first and last president The death of Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet president whose reforms ultimately led to the fall of the USSR and the demise of communism in central and eastern Europe, was met with an outpouring of praise – at least in the west. Effusive leaders hailedContinue reading “The Guardian looking at Europe at the end of August”
The Guardian looking at the week of the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
The party’s over: Boris and Rishi are fined for lockdown bash, and everyone is furious. Partygate crashed back onto the political scene this week with Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak both being fined for flouting lockdown rules and partying it up in Downing Street. It’s an historic achievement that no prime minister would wantContinue reading “Indy briefing for the week of April 13, 2022”
The third week of March 2022 looked at by the Independent.
The imprecatory psalms are those that call down destruction, calamity, and God’s judgment on enemies. These psalms express our outrage about injustice unleashed on others, and they call on God to do something about it.
Every crucial development is brought into the picture as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues
Illustrated | Getty Images, iStock Russian President Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine is fundamentally unjust, as wars of choice invariably are. The civilized world is correct to condemn the subjugation of a weaker country by a stronger one. Ukraine is a sovereign nation. That gives its government a right to join alliances of itsContinue reading “The moral failure of considering Ukraine for NATO”
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