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Anders Breivik’s Everywhere

Anders Breivik’s Everywhere

I came to Norway for the same reason most other Australians find their way here. A young, educated, bi-lingual Norwegian girl captured my affection...

Thoughts on Putin – The Dooms Day Scenario

What does an aggressive animal backed into a corner do? Now we’re into nightmare scenario. I’ve spent the past week in Canada visiting my elderly...

Can Europe tolerate a neo-fascist government in Russia? – Thoughts from Kiev

"Apparently, comparisons between Putin and Hitler are not well received in western intellectual circles these days, but the fact that during the run-up to...
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Anti-Putin Protests in Moscow – Thoughts from Kiev

"Local protests in Moscow are nowhere near as threatening as tens of thousands of Russian troops massing along a border less than 500 km...
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Russian T-72 Tanks Enter Ukraine – Thoughts from Kiev.

 "It seems Putin missed the adage of Marx according to which “history repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce.” In case there was still...

Political Nationalism – Thoughts from Kiev

I  want to live in Kyiv, and I want to watch the evening news without crying! I want to spend the day without news...

The Black Sea crisis: More than what it seems.

History, insecurity and brinkmanship reveal an unsettling global future. The Black sea crisis is likely to be more than simply a resurgent Russia flexing its...

Norway’s Human Zoo. Past and Present Myths

Back in 1719, Daniel Defoe wrote the still famous novel "Robinson Crusoe". The plot of which runs as follows. A white educated and civilised European...

Ukraine is not “on the verge of war” – open war has begun. –...

May 21 was a notable date: 3 months after Yanukovych’s flight from Kyiv, exactly 90 days after the massacre of the Heaven’s Hundred, and...

Putin Blinks – Thoughts from Kiev

It would seem that President Putin may have blinked in the face of pressure from the West today. After meeting with OSCE Chairman and...

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OB Markers & Identity with PJ Thum

Editor of Circus Bazaar Magazine Shane Alexander Caldwell sits down to discuss OB markers, ethnic division and swimming the English Channel with Historian, Olympian...

A Republic Imperiled