The rise of the Russian Christian Right: the case of the world congress of Families


The sponsor behind the Russian chapter of the WCF is Konstantin Malofeev. Again by his own account, Komov used his connections from his times as a business consultant to bring Malofeev on board for the organisation of a large WCF event in 285 Moscow in 2014 (Dornbluth 2019). Malofeev is a businessman who owns the St Basil the Great Charitable Foundation (Fond Sviatitelia Vasiliia Velikogo), founded in 2007.

The Case for Hierarchy


The sense of unease with hierarchy comes from an idea of what it means to be modern. The mainstream narrative of modernity in Western societies is that traditional hierarchies expressed and institutionalized unjust values such as racism, sexism, and aristocratic privilege. Modern enlightened thinkers criticized dysfunctional and abusive traditional hierarchies and argued for the ideals of social equality and individual freedom that set the moral standard for future progress.

Terror attack near Charlie Hebdo offices


Two migrants injured two people with a butcher's cleaver on Friday morning in Paris. The two attackers were eventually arrested. The national anti-terrorist prosecution will be taking up the case

America’s Own Color Revolution


Color Revolution is the term used to describe a series of remarkably effective CIA-led regime change operations using techniques developed by the RAND Corporation, “democracy” NGOs and other groups since the 1980’s.