Monopolistic nationalism is a very modern lie.
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One more thing about the last ep we recorded — the part where we talk about Fort Ross. What I find interesting about that place, aside from dumb…
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In our last ep Evgenia and I talked about a recent stream of articles that try to problematize previously celebrated Russian and Soviet authors and…
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Problematic Russians (preview)Listen now (15 min) | In this ep Evgenia and I talk about our trip to Fort Ross — Russia’s old colonial outpost just north of San Francisco — and the…
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Problematic RussiansListen now (78 min) | In this ep Evgenia and I talk about our trip to Fort Ross — Russia’s old colonial outpost just north of San Francisco — and the…
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These notes span the time from when my grandfather was born in 1909 in a village near Tambov to when he died as a result of a botched hernia operation…
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When corrupt American institutions are pushing an anti-oligarch/anti-corruption campaign, run for this hills.
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"More of the same, except worse."Listen now (93 min) | In this ep of The Russians, Evgenia and I talk to anthropologist Jeremy Morris about the internal Russian reaction to the war and…
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The muddy issue of identity.
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...courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
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Mortals of the Earth Unite!Listen now (86 min) | In this episode Evgenia and I talk to Anya Bernstein about Nikolai Fyodorov, Cosmism, and Russian/Soviet anti-death utopias of the…
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Digging out some anticommunist, antisemitic propaganda I picked up the last time I was in the Old Country.
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