Though these assaults are not unique to the Russian military, it is very much rooted in a longer history of Russian sexual violence as a tool of war.
There are many, many embarrassing photos of me during my teen years, but one of the biggest was […]
Tropics of Meta has not and likely will not come out with an endorsement in the 2020 US presidential race. But the handsy guy… let’s go with a “no.”
The student: Since the beginning of time, man has reached for greater heights. The talking head: The situation […]
May 1945, just six months after my husband Hal was born, World War II in Europe ended. However, […]
We here at Tropics of Meta–and our sister podcast Doomed to Repeat–have been thinking about Russia for a […]
In 1991, plenty of Americans made the somewhat arrogant assumption that the United States had “won” the Cold […]
Years ago, I was in a stupid bar on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. We used to […]