Askold Krushelnycky is a British journalist working in Crimea. He writes for the Sunday Times, Foreign Policy and The Independent. He is the author of An Orange Revolution: A Personal Journey Through Ukrainian History
- "Another day in Crimea & more disturbing things the day after Russians fired on OSCE & on a Ukrainian military plane."
- "Trains have stopped coming to Crimea & I think planes next."
In the Harry Potter books and films, the residents of the magical world fear the black wizard Voldermort so much that even a casual mention of his name is frowned upon. Instead they use “You Know Who” to refer to the man responsible for the deaths of many magicians and regular humans. George W. Bush… Read More
The fawning lapdog media’s steadfast refusal to cover the pernicious security state’s egregious dismantling of basic civil liberties, is the greatest threat to human survival ever known. The tepid industry rewards ‘journalists’ for their paeans to power, where supposed revelations reveal nothing other than servile platitudes to elite privilege.
“Not exactly the most important company in the world, true. Not even the company that inflicts the most damage on the planet. They don’t produce products that people will die without, or rig the entire global economy with fiscal nitroglycerine for the lulz. But when it comes to the sheer pathological hatred they can invoke in their ostensible customer base, it’s very difficult to top…” Electronic Arts.
Sarah Palin was the closing night speaker at this year’s Conservative Political Action Committee convention and her speech was just as awful as we’ve come to expect: an incoherent syllabus of bullet points, bumper stickers and word salads. So as a public service, I watched Palin’s address so you don’t have to.