Paul Roderick Gregory
Paul Roderick Gregory is a professor of economics at the University of Houston, Texas, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a research fellow at the German Institute for Economic Research.
Apr 7, 2022
Russians and Collective Guilt
For Russian leader Vladimir Putin, public opinion acts as both a constraint and a license. He is constrained to avoid actions that drive down his job approval. There might have been...
Mar 16, 2022
Russia’s Plan to Negotiate a “Victory from Within”
A whistleblower claiming to be from the FSB (Russia’s successor to the Soviet KGB) has disclosed what he or she purports to be the Kremlin’s victory plan now that...
Mar 1, 2022
If Germany Can Ditch Ostpolitik, Biden Can Change Course on Energy
On Sunday, February 27, 2022, the diminutive new German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, of the Social-Democratic Party, approached the Bundestag podium to address a full audience regarding...
Feb 28, 2022
Ukraine Joins the Fight for Russian Minds
From the start of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion, Ukraine has proven a worthy opponent in the fight for minds. Ukraine’s narrative has prevailed. Russia has...
Feb 25, 2022
The Latest Chapter in Russian Lies
Here is what Russians, who get their news from the Kremlin’s so-called information technologists (read: propagandists), are being told about the war with Ukraine by the Russian...
Feb 24, 2022
Putin Chooses War
In his 2014-2015 wars with Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin was hypersensitive to casualties. I imagine he remains so, even as earlier today as he ordered the full-scale...
Feb 20, 2022
How Russian Propaganda Spins a Dark, Fake Tale
TASS, a prominent wire service in the Russian news media, has done a lot to help Russian President Vladimir Putin craft an alternate reality about what is happening along the...
Feb 12, 2022
Russian General's Criticism Indicates a Big Problem for Putin
His may be the lone military voice speaking out publicly against Putin’s actions regarding Ukraine, but it is a significant voice, nonetheless. As Michael McFaul, a former...
Jan 25, 2022
Negotiating With a Liar
At the beginning of hostilities in Ukraine's Crimea and Donbas regions in the spring of 2014, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Russia's Vladimir Putin to...
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