Tag Archives: Russia

Reflections on the Performative Dimensions of the War in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine is damningly situated between two imperialist forces – the US and Russia. And, of course, we must be suspicious of either country’s claims about what is happening on the ground in Ukraine. To me, as a critic of US foreign policy for decades, it is clear that the conflict in Ukraine […]

Full Citation Information:
McLaren, P. (2022). Reflections on the Performative Dimensions of the War in Ukraine. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/reflections-on-the-performative-dimensions-of-the-war-in-ukraine/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.

Russian Apocalypse, Christian Fascism and the Possibility of a Limited Nuclear War

President Putin’s administration is again on record as asserting the right to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine. Putin was widely reported as establishing the nuclear threat at the very start of the war, warning that western intervention would reap ‘consequences you have never seen.’ Now the Russian invasion of Ukraine has reached a stalemate with […]

Full Citation Information:
Peters, M. A. (2022). Russian Apocalypse, Christian Fascism and the Possibility of a Limited Nuclear War. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/russian-apocalypse-christian-fascism-and-the-possibility-of-a-limited-nuclear-war/

Michael A. Peters

Michael A. Peters (FRSNZ)  is a New Zealander and is currently Distinguished Professor at Beijing Normal University, and Emeritus Professor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He has Honorary Doctorates from Aalborg University, Denmark and SUNY, New York. Michael is Editor-in Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory and Beijing International Review of Education (Brill). He is founding editor of Policy Futures in Education (Sage); E-Learning & Digital Media (Sage); Knowledge Cultures (Addleton); Open Review of Educational Research (Taylor & Francis); Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy (Brill) and on the board of many other journals and book series. Michael has written over 100 books and many journal articles on a wide range of topics and has worked with and mentored many younger scholars.