The Unz Review:ㅤWhat If… al Gore Had Taken the Presidency in 2000? 9/11 and Iraq War and the Trajectory of the 21st Century, by Jung-Freud

Certain moments in US history were inevitabilities, like the 1984 Presidential Election when Ronald Reagan was expected to thump Walter Mondale. Certain races were very close, like Gerald Ford vs Jimmy Carter, but the result was accepted and uncontested. The 2000 election was, in contrast, marred by controversy. Al Gore won the popular vote but lost Florida by a hair’s breadth. He contested the results, and it went all the way to the Supreme Court

The Unz Review:ㅤThe Generational Divide in Eastern Europe: the Stability Generation (The Youth), by Rolo Slavskiy

I readily admit that “Stability Generation” isn’t a moniker that will ever stick in the public consciousness. But, I chose the term to highlight the stark difference in society that the younger generations grew up in. Those who spent their conscious, formative years in the Putin period of relative stability are quite different from the generations that preceded them. Basically, people who were children in the 90s or 00s and who have entered young adulthood…