Knowing and Not-Knowing

As in other recent times of crisis, from Trump’s election, to the pandemic, to the George Floyd killing, apart from extending compassion to those who are suffering, I find one consolation for the sense of powerlessness around events is feeling well-informed, so here are four pieces which, while they may soon feel outdated, have helped me get a sense of how things are right now:

https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/putins-historic-miscalculation-may-make-him-a-war-criminal

https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/russias-last-independent-tv-channel-covers-the-invasion-of-ukraine

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/feb/27/vladimir-putin-russia-ukraine-power

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/feb/28/vladimir-putin-war-russia-ukraine

(Wednesday 2nd) I’m going to add another dispatch by Masha Gessen:

https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/how-putin-wants-russians-to-see-the-war-in-ukraine

And this interview with Fiona Hill:

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/02/28/world-war-iii-already-there-00012340

(Thursday 3rd). Another impeachment veteran:


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