Damir Marusic
Damir Marusic
Sailor. Swearer. Contrarian. Working on a book, and overdue on some essays.
Enough With the Masks Already!
Enough With the Masks Already! Technocratic approaches to political problems often make things worse.
October 22, 2021
Solutionism Is Not the Solution
Solutionism Is Not the Solution Could an obsession with technocracy make civil war more likely, not less?
October 21, 2021
Solutionism Is Not the Solution
Solutionism Is Not the Solution Could an obsession with technocracy make civil war more likely, not less?
October 15, 2021
Fixing Failed States, America Edition
Fixing Failed States, America Edition A conversation with Fiona Hill on what she learned while working for Donald Trump.
October 15, 2021
Is America a "Shitty" Country?
Is America a "Shitty" Country? Dear reader, Yes. We kinda suck. America is akin to a "very rich third world" country. In my most recent Friday Essay, I work through my conflicted feelings about my country's relative shittiness, to use a term of art. Below is a teaser of the article available to paying subscribers.
October 14, 2021
Fighting China For All The Right Reasons
Fighting China For All The Right Reasons How much should values matter in our struggle with China?
October 08, 2021
Polarization At Home and the Fight Abroad
Polarization At Home and the Fight Abroad Part 2 of our conversation with Elbridge Colby.
October 08, 2021