Even as Iranians Rise Up, Protests Worldwide Are Failing at Record Rates


Unarmed protests never worked unless against a benevolent government. For example, Gandhi only had effective protests because the British government allowed it. Imagine Gandhi if he had protested against Stalin. Gandhi would have died in the early days and nothing would have happened.

Putin’s options

Putin has been back into a corner. He is losing in Ukraine, and if he should lose he will lose power in Russia and probably be killed and his legacy forever destroyed in Russia. He would kill everyone on the planet before he let that happen.

So his options now are:

-Win the conventional war. He is focusing on this option with his call up of 1/3 of a million troops.… read more “Putin’s options”