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1/3 Nella Giornata della Russia, 12/06, il Cremlino mette su un altro mattoncino della sua struttura propagandista con una mostra incentrata sulle “conquiste” della Russia dal titolo “Terra di grandi conquiste. La Russia non può essere cancellata”. Il nome è tutto un programma.
2/3 La mostra ha luogo presso il Museo di Storia Contemporanea della Russia ed è finanziata, ovviamente, dal Fondo “presidenziale” per le iniziative culturali. Il tema, guarda caso, sono, appunto, le conquiste, scoperte di scienziati, scrittori, artisti, compositori russi.
3/3 All'inaugurazione della mostra, il capo del Foreign Intelligence Service della Federazione Russa, Sergey Naryshkin, nonché direttore della Russian Historical Society, quello umiliato da Putin mentre balbettava, ha definito i paesi occidentali “regimi totalitari-liberali”.
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Russia has become a totalitarian society. Public opinion does not matter. It's all about complacency.
I teach a course on Totalitarianism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Here are some reading recommendations from my syllabus.
Victor Klemperer, I Will Bear Witness 1933-1941: A Diary of the Nazi Years. The entries from 1933 are especially powerful.

"Every new government decree, announcement, etc. is more shameful than the previous one..."

"And... everyone's keeping his head down..."
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#Vantaa tarjoaa koronamigranteille verenohennusta:
Jopa Puolustusvoimat apuun | 2.3.2021
– Positiivisille pitäisi soittaa vuorokauden kahden sisällä, että voidaan kysyä vointi ja miettiä hoito, kuten verenohennus ja onko ruokaa, kun on eristyksissä.
demokraatti.fi/jopa-puolustus…
#Vantaa #GSK #Pfizer #AstraZeneca #Moderna #Fimea ovat saaneet vastuuvapauden seurauksista ja jakavat miljardivoitot, sopimuksen mukaan.
- Eläkeläisten dramaattisen vähentymisen seurauksena, kaupunki myös säästää, huomattavia summia.
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#Orwell1984
https://gab'DOT'com/RealMarjorieGreene/posts/105685543876753772
How 'hyper-polarization' subverts free and democratic government | Feb 6
- Hyper-polarization differs from the endless disagreements about policy and the normal opportunism and hypocrisy that mark democratic debate.
wnd.com/2021/02/hyper-…
5,000 National Guard troops will remain in DC beyond mid-March | Jan 21
- Defense Sec Austin has approved a plan to retain 7,000 National Guard soldiers and airmen in Washington through March 12 and then 5,000 indefinitely beyond that date
stripes.com/news/us/5-000-…
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