Richard Hubert Barton

Sociologist, world traveller and writer, Richard Hubert Barton was born in 1948 in the mining town of Walbrzych (Poland). In 1972 moved to Great Britain and after one year of living in London he migrated to Australia. Until 1920, all of his ancestors lived in Russia. It has always been his strong desire to settle and live permanently in the Russian Federation and in 2022, he became a Russian citizen. Since 1993 Richard has focused primarily on travelling in Russia and the ex-Soviet republics. His most recent book is The End of the USA as We Know It (published in December 2021 in Moscow).

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March 14, 2024
Why the U.S. Is Not a Democracy and Can’t Be Reformed

Foreboding gray clouds remain on the horizon line for U.S. democracy, Richard Barton writes.

February 5, 2024
Redefining ‘Christian Nationalism’

The Term ‘Christian Nationalism’ is incessantly used to scare the U.S. voters but will it scare them?

January 1, 2024
What Will Be Left Out of the EU?

The trend of Europeans becoming a minority in Europe under Muslim majority seems impossible to be reversed and is widely acknowledged.

December 28, 2023
What Will Be Left Out of the USA?

The decreasing numbers of WASPs and their replacement by minorities, primarily Hispanics, will have far-reaching consequences for the U.S. economy, domestic and foreign policy, writes Richard Barton.

December 10, 2023
Will Milei Catapult Argentina Into the Unknown? No, other politicians and Economists Won’t Allow Him to Do It

Libertarianism is in fact combating the legend of Peronism which is very much alive, Richard Barton writes.

October 18, 2023
Why the U.S. Democracy Is Not Effective

The current events as well as ahead of time electoral campaigning are a demonstration of what the U.S. democracy amounts to.

October 15, 2023
Poland in the Crucible of Elections

The future government may have difficulties in ironing out differences with minor coalition partners and running Poland in an efficient manner, Richard Barton writes.

September 27, 2023
Tensions Between Poland and Ukraine Are on the Rise: Things Won’t Be the Same Anymore

The honeymoon is over and is never to come back, Richard Barton writes.

July 25, 2023
Second Russia-Africa Summit Augurs Well for the Future

Is there a necessary connection between the SMO (special military operation) and food crisis in Africa?

July 20, 2023
Russo-Turkish Relations: The ‘Indivisible Security’ Principle Is No Longer Binding

Turkey seems to demonstrate what some experts on Turkey call “transactional relationship” or “eastern bazaar mentality.”