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Policing the Police

Our best hope is to hire high-quality professionals who self-monitor and perform complicated tasks out of professional pride.

gender wars

The transition to a post-industrial economy has generally been kinder to women than men from an economic perspective. However, this female-friendly economic landscape also seems to have contributed to a no-strings-attached sexual landscape that is, on the whole, more suited to male than to female preferences.

Bonfire of the sanities

Russian nationalists are destroying foreign foodstuffs to express their patriotism, in a move with some uncomfortable historical precedents which demonstrates the growing chasm between Russia and the West.

Manpower

Ukraine has had to institute six drafts this year alone in order to keep up with the war in the eastern regions, but because of rampant draft dodging it still has less than half the recruits it needs.

Limping to Paris

The Polish party likeliest to win October elections is coming out against a binding Global Climate Treaty.

Putin's Power Ploys

Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff’s family pushes back against latest Kremlin propaganda initiative.

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