Putin: ‘The Situation Is, to a Certain Extent, Revolutionary’

Putin: ‘The Situation Is, to a Certain Extent, Revolutionary’

In an all-encompassing address to the plenary session of the 19th annual meeting of the Valdai Club, President Putin delivered no less than a devastating, multi-layered critique of unipolarity. From Shakespeare to the assassination of Gen Soleimani; from musings on spirituality to the structure of the UN; from Eurasia as the cradle of human civilization…

Michael Hudson: A Roadmap to Escape the West’s Stranglehold

Michael Hudson: A Roadmap to Escape the West’s Stranglehold

It is impossible to track the geoeconomic turbulence inherent to the “birth pangs” of the multipolar world without the insights of Professor Michael Hudson at the University of Missouri, and author of the already seminal The Destiny of Civilization. In his latest essay, Professor Hudson digs deeper into Germany’s suicidal economic/financial policies; their effect on…

Why’d Lavrov Say That Russia Isn’t Alone Yet It Also Can’t Rely on Anyone But Itself?

Why’d Lavrov Say That Russia Isn’t Alone Yet It Also Can’t Rely on Anyone But Itself?

No country should ever enter into a position of disproportionate dependence whereby they literally come to rely on anyone else, though nor should they isolate themselves from global processes either, hence the need to pragmatically strike a careful balance between these two goals exactly as Russia is doing. Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov shared two bits…

Russia and China Haven’t Even Started to Ratchet Up the Pain Dial

Russia and China Haven’t Even Started to Ratchet Up the Pain Dial

The Suicide Spectacular Summer Show, currently on screen across Europe, proceeds in full regalia, much to the astonishment of virtually the whole Global South: a trashy, woke Gotterdammerung remake, with Wagnerian grandeur replaced by twerking. Decadent Roman Emperors at least exhibited some degree of pathos. Here we’re just faced by a toxic mix of hubris,…