Tag: Ukraine

Five Theses on the Aftermath of the Ukrainian Revolution

The de­fense of any order once it is es­tab­lished is a su­premely ni­hil­istic ges­ture that af­firms nothing but the power of those who have power1 The escalation of the Crimean crisis has all but obscured the events in the Ukraine during November 2013 – February 2014 that led to it and which alone make it…

(K)not Politics: Thoughts on Ukraine and Protest

The people in Maidan, without a clearly articulated leader, without a clear aim and vision of the future, are the exscription of politics. The events in Ukraine have caused many to wonder what sparked the protests in November and why things unfolded into such violence this February. How do we understand European and Russian interest…