Russia and China connecting continents with soft power – Matt Ehret

A conversation with author and historian Matt Ehret covering Russian and Chinese global ‘soft power’ initiatives. Unlike Western neocolonialism which has destroyed and divided continents and destabilised sovereign nations to enable the plunder of resources and has stunted development of ‘third world’ countries and peoples – the Russian and Chinese model is based upon unification of continents and ‘win, win’.

How the Cold War, Which Never Actually Stopped, Actually Started

This was FDR’s view and Stalin’s view. They both agreed to disagree together against Churchill’s view that a major power should be allowed to intervene outside of its own neighborhood or to “have an empire.” (In today’s billionaires’ updated and far more hypocritical version of the pro-imperialistic argument, such as George Soros’s argument, the case for imperialism is “R2P” or “the rulers of a sovereign state have a responsibility to protect [‘R2P’] the state’s citizens.