EU’s attempt to save Ukraine’s grains crop made headlines during the last days since Ukraine is one of the world’s agricultural giants, which provides around 6% of the total food calories on the international market. The initiative is becoming effective.
A more ambitious Green Deal in spite of issues with Russian gas and oil dependency? The EU is using public mood related to the Ukraine war to channel negative reactions. This seems to be an EU politics pattern.
Elon Musk’s intention to buy Twitter has raised a very interesting political and philosophical issue: freedom of speech is becoming a value of the political right. The principle appeared in classical Athens as a democratic, anti-oppression right.
There are two fronts on the Ukraine cyberwar, says Alex “Jay” Bălan, Director of Security Research at Bitdefender: private hackers vs. intelligence hackers. The former brag about their victories, the latter collect information and don’t hassle about.
The term “Nazism” started as a Russian propaganda excuse for the Ukraine invasion, but it is a symptom of Putin’s regression into his Stalin childhood. Ukraine took it over and now Putin owns the narrative. Why does this matter?
The Ukraine war is terrible, but also a strange example of gamification: symbolic rewards, avatars, and a global “chat window” which is social media itself. Historical analogies became gamelike narratives.