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Intimidating Architecture

I had no idea what a Trabant was until I climbed into the backseat of the little, two-door, yellow car with purple, pink, orange, and green flowers painted all over. 1,020 more words

Study Abroad

Video: Ukraine Explained

John Green discusses the continuing crisis in Ukraine, and how the influence of Russia and Europe have shaped Ukrainian politics for centuries.


The dialectic of goats: Stalin refutes the anarchists

In his collection of articles on anarchism from 1906-7, in response to intense anarchist activity in Georgia, Stalin offers his fullest exposition of dialectics (at this point). 94 more words



Interesting day yesterday. I was excoriated repeatedly in private for being a fascist (a real jackbooted Nazi kind of fascist, too) who tries to hide behind a pathetically wimpy bleeding heart liberal false front, and besides that I betrayed the entire Los Angeles jazz scene by being such an… 120 more words

Autobiography,memoirs And Confessions

...A proposito di regimi

File: Dal nazismo fino all’America Latina

Breve riassunto di alcuni importanti regimi che hanno caratterizzato la storia.


'In St. Petersburg, the most abstract and intentional city on the entire globe. Cities and be intentional or unintentional' - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Oh those Russians… (Boney M reference for those not picking up on it!).

I seem to have done a few postings focussing on Europe so I thought I’d spread to Northern Euroasia. 995 more words