One of the great dangers of the daily onslaught of war propaganda is that it persuades a lot of otherwise principled individuals to set aside their principles. Jacob Hornberger reminds us that the Founders' warnings about avoiding "entangling alliances" remain valid.
The ruling class seems determined to impose its version of reality on a world that refuses to accept it. The Z-man explains that the test of reality is underway and can be seen in the Russia/Ukraine narrative.
As you've likely noticed, taking control of free speech starts with taking control of the words we use. If we're serious about staying connected to reality, Kate McColl says we need hard words to speak about hard realities.
It may not seem like there's much we can do about the current global drama but we're far from helpless to improve the situation where we're standing. Annie Holmquist says, teach your kids to read, so they'll learn how to think.
Making sense of the conflict with Russia can be difficult due to the amount of official propaganda that's driving public perception. Doug Casey has some solid analysis and a few thoughts on where this is going.