It's clear that many people subscribe to a type of dominance-based thinking in which there can only be a winner and a loser. Paul Rosenberg describes the need for breaking the cycle of dominance in our lives.
Don't look now but the Covid fact-checkers have turned their attention to trying to silence anyone questioning the Russia/Ukraine narrative. Caitlin Johnstone says "Russian propaganda" is the latest excuse to expand censorship.
Politicians are like magicians in that they understand the importance of distraction in order to create a particular illusion for their audiences. James Howard Kunstler says, don't look now but all the foreign policy posturing is to keep us from seeing how badly our own operating system is failing.