So Roman Abramovich has become an Israeli citizen, a month after the Britbongs gave him the finger. Since every second UHNWI in Russia is considering a second passport, how exactly is this supposed to be interesting or surprising? Anybody who hasn't been under a rock for the past two decades - which excludes most Putin... Read More
The latest issue of the Knight Frank World Wealth Report will not make happy reading for those of us who thought they were seeing tentative signs that Putin's Russia was making good progress on "nationalizing" its elites (e.g. multiple wealth amnesties, local Courchevel, local Hogwarts, etc). First, Russia's wealth structure remains extremely lop-sided. While there... Read More
It appears that the elites who have lobbied for cheap labor and lectured us on the benefits of vibrant diversity aren't so keen on sticking around to enjoy the multicultural paradises they helped create. At least, these are the obvious conclusions to be drawn from a recently released report by New World Wealth on millionaire... Read More
I am a blogger, thinker, and businessman in the SF Bay Area. I’m originally from Russia, spent many years in Britain, and studied at U.C. Berkeley.
One of my tenets is that ideologies tend to suck. As such, I hesitate about attaching labels to myself. That said, if it’s really necessary, I suppose “liberal-conservative neoreactionary” would be close enough.
Though I consider myself part of the Orthodox Church, my philosophy and spiritual views are more influenced by digital physics, Gnosticism, and Russian cosmism than anything specifically Judeo-Christian.