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We Truly Did Not Have History Rhyming to the Spanish Civil War on Our 2022 Bingo Card!…

Subscribe to get this in your email inbox. Become a paid subscriber if… I will not say that this ‘Stack will cease to exist without paying subscribers. I will say that the frequency of this ‘Stack depends on enough people being paying subscribers for me to feel under a sense of obligation to prioritize this, rather than something else. And I will say that the survival of our civilization may well depend on our reattaining a functional, rational public sphere—and that subscribing to ‘Stacks that you find useful may well be the most productive thing you can do to help make that happen

Thank you for reading Brad. Please share this with anyone who you think will find it useful.

Key Insights:

* Putin’s decision to invade came as a great surprise to everyone.

* The information flow to Putin is very bad, very low quality.

* Muscovy, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Minsk, Kyiv are all ‘Rus.

* But the cultural, political, and linguistic differences between Kyivan and Muscovite ‘Rus are surprisingly deep, historically speaking.

* Economic sanctions can do a lot to degrade Russia’s war-fighting machine, and should be used to do so.

* Bounties and rewards for defectors and for the neutralization of equipment might be very effective, and should be promoted.

* Countries and régimes run on myth, and military defeat is the most effective way that a pernicious myth gets destroyed.

* Be afraid, be very afraid: Putin’s survival—his personal political, the causes he has invested his life in, and perhaps his mortal—depend on his “winning” in some sense.

* If appeasement of Putin could be made to work, it might well be worth trying.

* But it is highly unlikely that appeasement of Putin could be made to work.

* Really-existing Putinite petro-kleptocracy looks worse than really-existing Brezhnevite socialism.

References:

* ChinaTalk: Russia's Pivot to Asia From Czars to Putin

* Kamil Galeev: Why Russia Will Lose

* Kamil Galeev: Twitter <https://twitter.com/kamilkazani>

* Wilson Center: Kamil Galeev <https://www.wilsoncenter.org/person/kamil-galeev>

+, of course:

* Vernor Vinge: A Fire Upon the Deep <https://archive.org/details/fireupondeep00ving_0/mode/1up>

You can now read Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality in the new ‘Stack app for iPhone—but not (YET) Android.

The ‘Stack Communications Apparat says: “With the app, you’ll have a dedicated Inbox for my ‘Stack and any others you subscribe to. New posts will never get lost in your email filters, or stuck in spam. Longer posts will never cut-off by your email app. Comments and rich media will all work seamlessly. Overall, it’s a big upgrade to the reading experience. If you do not have an “Apple device”, you can join the Android waitlist here.”

I have been a beta tester for the iPhone ‘Stack app. The use case I have found for it is as a podcast player— using Apple's text-to-speech feature for ‘Stacks that do not have attached audio podcasts. It has, so far, been a very very good experience.


Get full access to Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality at braddelong.substack.com/subscribe
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Контент предоставлен Brad DeLong. Весь контент подкастов, включая эпизоды, графику и описания подкастов, загружается и предоставляется непосредственно компанией Brad DeLong или ее партнером по платформе подкастов. Если вы считаете, что кто-то использует вашу работу, защищенную авторским правом, без вашего разрешения, вы можете выполнить процедуру, описанную здесь https://ru.player.fm/legal.

We Truly Did Not Have History Rhyming to the Spanish Civil War on Our 2022 Bingo Card!…

Subscribe to get this in your email inbox. Become a paid subscriber if… I will not say that this ‘Stack will cease to exist without paying subscribers. I will say that the frequency of this ‘Stack depends on enough people being paying subscribers for me to feel under a sense of obligation to prioritize this, rather than something else. And I will say that the survival of our civilization may well depend on our reattaining a functional, rational public sphere—and that subscribing to ‘Stacks that you find useful may well be the most productive thing you can do to help make that happen

Thank you for reading Brad. Please share this with anyone who you think will find it useful.

Key Insights:

* Putin’s decision to invade came as a great surprise to everyone.

* The information flow to Putin is very bad, very low quality.

* Muscovy, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Minsk, Kyiv are all ‘Rus.

* But the cultural, political, and linguistic differences between Kyivan and Muscovite ‘Rus are surprisingly deep, historically speaking.

* Economic sanctions can do a lot to degrade Russia’s war-fighting machine, and should be used to do so.

* Bounties and rewards for defectors and for the neutralization of equipment might be very effective, and should be promoted.

* Countries and régimes run on myth, and military defeat is the most effective way that a pernicious myth gets destroyed.

* Be afraid, be very afraid: Putin’s survival—his personal political, the causes he has invested his life in, and perhaps his mortal—depend on his “winning” in some sense.

* If appeasement of Putin could be made to work, it might well be worth trying.

* But it is highly unlikely that appeasement of Putin could be made to work.

* Really-existing Putinite petro-kleptocracy looks worse than really-existing Brezhnevite socialism.

References:

* ChinaTalk: Russia's Pivot to Asia From Czars to Putin

* Kamil Galeev: Why Russia Will Lose

* Kamil Galeev: Twitter <https://twitter.com/kamilkazani>

* Wilson Center: Kamil Galeev <https://www.wilsoncenter.org/person/kamil-galeev>

+, of course:

* Vernor Vinge: A Fire Upon the Deep <https://archive.org/details/fireupondeep00ving_0/mode/1up>

You can now read Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality in the new ‘Stack app for iPhone—but not (YET) Android.

The ‘Stack Communications Apparat says: “With the app, you’ll have a dedicated Inbox for my ‘Stack and any others you subscribe to. New posts will never get lost in your email filters, or stuck in spam. Longer posts will never cut-off by your email app. Comments and rich media will all work seamlessly. Overall, it’s a big upgrade to the reading experience. If you do not have an “Apple device”, you can join the Android waitlist here.”

I have been a beta tester for the iPhone ‘Stack app. The use case I have found for it is as a podcast player— using Apple's text-to-speech feature for ‘Stacks that do not have attached audio podcasts. It has, so far, been a very very good experience.


Get full access to Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality at braddelong.substack.com/subscribe
  continue reading

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