Chronicles Magazine Foreign Affairs


    Post-Human America

    Ideological assumptions that but two generations ago would have been deemed eccentric, if not utterly insane or even demonic, now rule the "mainstream." The trouble is that normal people do not take madmen seriously enough.

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    "New Russia"

    Boris Yeltsin appeared on the Russian state-run television networks on December 31, 1999, with an unexpected—by ordinary Russians, at least—announcement: "It is time for new faces," said the man who is most responsible for creating the "new Russia."

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