Putin Discusses Ukraine, Crimea, UN, NATO with Russian Youth

Seliger 2014 National Youth Forum Vladimir Putin is visiting the Seliger 2014 10th National Youth Forum. The Forum’s current participants, gathering under the name of the Knowledge Generation, include postgraduates and young teachers from around Russia in the fields of history, political science, sociology, philosophy and economics. Anything US touches turns into Libya or Iraq…

Rafael Correa and the “Left”

“Writers and activists too often meet an indigenous leader and assume he or she speaks for all of Ecuador’s 10 indigenous nationalities, when the leader’s authority is most likely contested even within his or her own nationality. Or worse, following a 4-day chaperoned trip to “the indigenous communities,” an environmentalist repeats the rant of one…