Missing posts. Covid in China. Graphic evidence of atrocities.
Some of you have written that you are not getting these posts. I am double checking to make sure I'm doing everything right about this one. Please let me know if you get this one and did not get posts for the last couple of days, and I will take measures to be sure everything is working.
I'm going to be taking time to write an analysis piece putting together what this means in my life. Two sources I'm going to draw on our big thinkers, evolutionary psychologist Edward Dutton and Toby Rogers. Dutton uses the metaphor of the winter of civilization, from Oswald Spengler's century-old book The Decline of the West. He has an evolutionary explanation for the collapse of human stock. Toby Rogers takes it from a different angle, assessing the pernicious beliefs and practices we have adopted over the past several decades. Look for it in the next few days.
Meanwhile, crazy things are going on in China. Despite their heavy-handed, immoral efforts, the Covid genie is out of the bottle. The Daily Exposé, which manages to be totally wrong about Russia, is right on this and most other topics. Most valuable is Moscow correspondent Edward Slavsquat.
The horror stories about Russian atrocities just keep building. For people with strong stomachs, I offer this post from Streamfortyseven. My wife Oksana forwarded this link. These posts hit you right in the gut. They make the Russian claim that no civilians died in these towns totally laughable. They reveal the Russians utter hypocrisy and mendacity. It has become just about impossible to support the Russians, though my erstwhile friends that Unz.com amazingly still manage to do so.
Western Europe is becoming bolder and more generous in supporting Ukraine. Russia's supposed friends China and Belarus are more tepid in their support. Kazakhstan has actually come out and said that Russia has made a big mistake.
That's it for short post. I am doing everything I can to make sure this one goes out – if you did not get posts for the last couple of days, you can find them at https://grahamseibert.substack.com