Normal or “Sovok”?

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Empires fall, but cultures remain. One need only peruse the words and images coming out of the pro-war rally Russian president Vladimir Putin convened at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium last week to prove this hypothesis. The event summoned some 100,000+ attendees and featured a slate of state-sponsored performers interspersed with speech after spine-strengthening speech.

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Paul Greenberg

Paul Greenberg

New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish as well as The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World paulgreenberg.org