‘Our European Values’: 1.21 Euro Minimum Wage in Ukraine

‘Our European Values’: 1.21 Euro Minimum Wage in Ukraine

Meet Ukraine, a country with Europe’s poorest and sickest population, the hub of cigarette smuggling, the world leader in female body trafficking. When a statutory minimum wage was first introduced in Ukraine, in 2015, it was 0.34 euros, or 34 cents per hour. After that, it was increased: in 2017 it was 68 cents, in…

The West African Front of the New Cold War Might Soon Heat Up

The West African Front of the New Cold War Might Soon Heat Up

In all likelihood, observers should expect that a fierce “shadow war” will be waged between the unipolar and multipolar blocs across West Africa in the coming future. West Africa isn’t generally thought of in the context of the New Cold War between US-led unipolar liberal-globalists (ULG) and the jointly Russian- and Chinese-led multipolar conservative-sovereigntists (MCS),…

Israel’s Fortress State Is the Model for the UK’s New Asylum Policy

Israel’s Fortress State Is the Model for the UK’s New Asylum Policy

There is nothing innovative or humanitarian about Britain’s new policy of shipping asylum seekers, “on a one-way ticket“, thousands of miles to central Africa. Nor is there anything surprising about the choice of destination: Rwanda. Boris Johnson’s government has simply copied wholesale a programme established by Israel eight years ago. When Israel introduced the deportation…

Poland’s Ukrainization Puts the Final Nail in PiS’ Faux Nationalist Project

Poland’s Ukrainization Puts the Final Nail in PiS’ Faux Nationalist Project

There’s no denying that PiS’ faux nationalist project has utterly failed. Patriotic Poles won’t be distracted by vague foreign policy victories that have yet to even happen and might never transpire, nor will they let PiS’ rabid Russophobia influence them into forgiving it for their country’s forced Ukrainization. It’s impossible for anyone to seriously describe…