Vladimir Putin’s Vision of a Multipolar World

No matter how it develops, what is occurring right now will force the perennially tone-deaf politicians in and around the White House to begin to rethink America’s place in the world and its options as a major power. No one can predict how that will go and the process will make compelling theater as America’s two major political parties take up positions to make the case that the other party is solely at fault. It is impossible to foresee how far that bloodletting will go.

Russia, Ukraine and the “New” New World Order 

Going through her personal on-the-ground experience and larger insights, Vanessa will help you understand the truth of the recent Donbass elections for east Ukraine to rejoin Russia, why these elections were entirely legitimate, how Ukrainian Nazis are being used as western proxies for geopolitical ends and how this relates to the coming economic meltdown.

Kharkov and mobilisation – by Jacques Baud

The recapture of the Kharkov region at the beginning of September appears to be a success for Ukrainian forces. Our media exulted and relayed Ukrainian propaganda to give us a picture that is not entirely accurate. A closer look at the operations might have prompted Ukraine to be more cautious.

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.