Is Russia a Theocracy?

In terms of its historical origins, domestic policy, and foreign relations, the situation in Russia has some disturbing similarities to Iran. In both nations, an all-powerful religious establishment is promoting authoritarian government, undermining democracy, and supporting or at least turning a blind eye to state-sanctioned terrorism.

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Falling Commodities Prices could Create Economic Turmoil

The effect of falling oil prices should have us wondering about other commodities and energy in general. As modern technology makes increases the supply of commodities, prices will drop making industries and enterprises unprofitable with devastating effects on employment and the greater economy.

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