Vladimir Putin has really ticked off Angela Merkel. Joschka Fischer comes from a left-wing background, and he sees Merkel's stance as a coming of age for German foreign policy.
John Kerry was none too friendly, either.
Russian soldiers may be refusing to go to Ukraine. Notice that "may." I take reports from those with strong feelings about the situation in Ukraine provisionally.
Long report on the "Independent Republics" of Donetsk and Luhansk.
A beautiful new Jewish museum in Warsaw.
Americans Have No Idea How Bad Inequality Really Is And if they did, they wouldn’t want European-style solutions.
Jim Austin collects old computers. Big computers.