The Truth and Beauty of Madrid and Lombardia (Down and Out)

Summary: The fate of Europe depends on many factors, not least on the support of the people in Europe's periphery for the European Union. Today we have an excerpt from Truth & Beauty that gives an accurate picture of conditions in this pivotal region, with a comparison to Russia's time of troubles. . This is … Continue reading The Truth and Beauty of Madrid and Lombardia (Down and Out)

The Truth and Beauty about the Pussy Riot

Summary: The Pussy Riot episode revealed much about Russia, and the coverage in the western media shows its fraudulent nature. Today we have an excerpt from Truth & Beauty that explains both. Today we have an excerpt from the September 14 issue of Truth & Beauty, by Eric Kraus and Alexander Teddy. They shine the … Continue reading The Truth and Beauty about the Pussy Riot

A smart expatriate, Eric Kraus, gives a rant about the decline of the West

Summary:   As the saying goes, with distance comes perspective.  Eric Kraus writes from Russia about the decline of the West, a theme frequently discussed on the FM website -- to which he brings some new insights. But the future will be what we make it. "Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, … Continue reading A smart expatriate, Eric Kraus, gives a rant about the decline of the West

A different perspective on the US and China, seen by an Frenchman living in Russia

One way to compensate for America's broken connection to reality -- our defective observation-orientation-decision-action loop (OODA loop) is to seek our different perspectives.  In that light I recommend reading this excerpt from "The Wheels of Heaven Stop", Eric Kraus, Truth and Beauty, 12 March 2009.  For more information about these things see the links at the … Continue reading A different perspective on the US and China, seen by an Frenchman living in Russia