Alexei Navalny has been celebrated in the West as the democratic savior of Russia, but are things that simple? World-renowned sociologist Boris Kagarlitsky explains what Western media gets wrong about Putin, Navalny, and the political reality on the ground in Russia.
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When President Donald Trump was asked about new reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin apparently had opposition leader Aleksei Navalny poisoned, he predictably refused to condemn the Kremlin and cast doubt on the evidence. “We haven’t had any proof yet, but I will take a look,” Trump said, s
Secular society is the bedrock of modernity, but it tends to crystallize around a very ‘flat’ view of social and human potential. In any case, Trump has created a sense in many with not conceptual tools to analyze the situation of being ‘someone else’s’ man, and this often revolves around the obscure question of a Putin connection. The thinking surrounding the phenomenon of the Manchurian candidate points to it but it doesn’t really go far enough.
A lot of discussion surrounds the issue of fascism but while that is very much the point, one gets the feeling that the destructive effect springs from his not being a Hitler: a completely idiotic stand-in has actually inflicted tremendous harm on democracy: perhaps the real point.
From The Gurdjieff Con
Is trump a fascist drone? Is trump under hypnosis?
June 20th, 2018 • Continue reading “Trump the semi-fascist decoy: the agenda of mass murder”
Although Donald Trump now claims the whole thing is a “hoax” — his favorite term to discredit any story that’s true — the president was clearly told by intelligence officials that Russia was paying bounties to Afghan fighters to kill American troops. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported tha
Flynn was secretly a well-paid agent of foreign interests while serving as Trump’s national security adviser.
In the context of this interesting post at CP it is worth a look at our study of the eonic effect and its viewpoint on modernity, revolution, democracy and its continuation in the projected socialist/communist version of democracy that emerged in the revolutions of 1848. Continue reading “The model of the French Revolution…??//American Politics Without Sanders “
Russia was happy that global warming opened up Arctic oil, but the melting of permafrost poses a huge threat to its hydrocarbon heartlands
The forces driving the global right are concealed from view and it is important to distinguish the attempt from possible failure: Trump ended up a parody of a fascist…
The question of russiagate has never been properly appreciated in public, in part due to the muddle of the left over Putin…
Even as it is pointed the point doesn’t seem to sink in that Trump, perhaps a faux fascist manque, is serving better as a force to undermine and degrade american democracy in the hidden global complot to destroy the liberal world. At every stage Trump acts to further this hidden ‘conspiracy’, explicit with Putin, and explicit with figures like Dugin…The mystery of Trump’s subservience here remains an unknown…