Daily Archives: June 17, 2020

For The Culture

What is it about leftist politics that makes someone stupid?  While I tend to police my social media feeds to get rid of as much political stupidity as possible, one of my online acquaintances made a post today that made … Continue reading

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Book Review: Belarus And Moldova: Country Studies

Belarus And Moldova:  Country Studies, by Helen Fedor Belarus and Moldova are the two post-Soviet states that are the most closely tied to Russia and are not coincidentally the two post-Soviet states that are the least successful in having moved … Continue reading

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Book Review: Republic Of Moldova In Images

Republic Of Moldova In Images, by Vitalie Coroban, Vlad Gaidas, Constanin Grozdev, and Vaerlie Volontir It is unclear why four people needed to write this book, although it is quite possible that the four people involved mostly did photography, because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Moldova: Poverty Assessment

Moldova:  Poverty Assessment, by the World Bank Spoiler Alert:  This book was written in the 1990’s and Moldova is still an economic basketcase more than twenty years later.  To be sure, Moldova is less poor than it was before, but … Continue reading

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