Zelenskyy Has a Point About the UN

Ideas and Issues International United Nations

            New Orleans      There’s nothing much to like about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, except the courage of its people and the amazing performance of President Zelenskyy.  He appeared, remotely of course, before the United Nations asking for help in stopping the Russian invasion.  He has been beating that drum fiercely, and with some …

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Sanctions and Crony Capitalism

Financial Justice Ideas and Issues International War

            Carlsbad         There’s a lot of back and forth in the news about whether the sanctions being employed fiercely by the western world as a weapon to pressure Russia over its invasion of Ukraine will work.  The theory would be that sanctions on close associates of Russian leader Putin among the rich oligarchs, military, and …

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