REALPOLITIK: ‘Tomorrow’s Arctic’, Theatre of War or Cooperation? The Real Story Behind the Alaska Purchase – By Matthew Ehret

Source  – strategic-culture.org – “…America had fallen into a Civil War by 1861, the British Empire which had done so much to keep the world subdued during the Crimean War, Opium Wars, and suppression of vast Indian uprisings was petrified that a Russian-American friendship would set into motion a great power alliance capable of undoing…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Gnostic-Manichean’, Medicine as Religion – By Giorgio Agamben

Source – thesaker.is – “…The religion of medicine appears to have unreservedly taken over the function of eschatology, a field of theology that Christianity abandoned long ago. Capitalism had already secularized the theological paradigm of salvation to eliminate the idea of “end time,” substituting it with a permanent state of crisis, without redemption or end”…

FEAR FACTOR: Why Didn’t The 1958 & 1918 Pandemics Destroy The Economy? Hint: It’s The Lockdowns…

Source – mises.org – “…Defenders of government-coerced “lockdowns” have insisted that fear of the virus would have destroyed the economy even without lockdowns, but there is no historical precedent for this claim, and no current evidence to support it. Although some survey data has been proffered to suggest that more than 60 percent of Americans…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Brinkmanship’, Brzezinski’s Warning to America – By Mike Whitney

Source – unz.com – “…Brzezinski understood that the world had changed, that power had shifted eastward, and that the only path forward for America was cooperation, accommodation, integration and partnership. Tragically, there is no base of support for these ideas on Capital Hill, the White House or among the U.S. foreign policy establishment. The entire…

REALPOLITIK: Do Lockdowns Work? Mounting Evidence Says No…

Source – mises.org – “…The coerced economic “shutdowns” – enforced with fines, arrests, and revoked business licenses – are not the natural outgrowth of a pandemic. They are the result of policy decisions taken by politicians who have suspended constitutional institutions and legal recognition of basic human rights” SM: …As in the case of occupied…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Hybrid Warfare 2.0’, China Forges Ahead Through Chaos & Threats – By Pepe Escobar

Source – asiatimes.com – “…According to the secret, invisible document, China would have to “prepare for armed confrontation between the two global powers” – a reference to the US. It’s as if this was an aggressive strategy deployed by the Chinese state in the first place….Now the whole game is about hybrid warfare 2.0 deployed…

HYBRID WARFARE: The Art of War in the 21st Century – By Cynthia Chung

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…Today, war is ever more located on the plane of ideas, and along with this the ever increasing focus on the manipulation of information and the populace’s perspective of who is good and who is bad. The war that needs to be fought against the present tyranny is thus increasingly a…

REALPOLITIK: The 1944 Battle Of Bretton Woods, Lessons For Victory Day – By Matthew Ehret

Source – canadianpatriot.org – “…On the one side, figures allied to American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s vision for an anti-Imperial world order lined up behind FDR’s champion Harry Dexter White while those powerful forces committed to maintaining the structures of a bankers’ dictatorship (Britain was always primarily a banker’s empire) lined up behind the figure…

REALPOLITIK: Covid-19 & The Global Political Project

Source – voltairenet.org – “…Compulsory generalized containment” had been conceived fifteen years earlier, within the Bush administration, not as a public health tool, but to militarize US society in the event of a bioterrorist attack. And it is indeed this project that is applied today in Europe. The initial plan, conceived more than 20 years…

COUP D’ETAT: Ex-Green Beret Was Behind Failed Attempt At ‘Armed Invasion’ Of Venezuela Funded By US Billionaires

Source – zerohedge.com – “…The plan was simple, but perilous. Some 300 heavily armed volunteers would sneak into Venezuela from the northern tip of South America. Along the way, they would raid military bases in the socialist country and ignite a popular rebellion that would end in President Nicolás Maduro’s arrest. What could go wrong?…

REALPOLITIK: Coronavirus Outbreak Has Added a New Dimension to ‘Undeclared World War III’ – By Major General S. B. Asthana

Source – wionews.com – “…The global strategic situation has graduated to conflicts, the capture of South China Sea, innumerable deaths and economic destruction; hence calling it cold war will be an understatement. The global situation even before COVID-19 had every element of a World War, except that the dimension, instruments and modalities have changed, and…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Dvoeverie’, The Return of Holy Russia – By Gary Lachman

Source – newdawnmagazine.com – “…The mystical, spiritual character of the Russian soul seemed to be in place even before its contact with Orthodoxy and its embrace of the true faith. The Russian people had a rich pagan tradition full of gods and goddesses, elemental forces, and nature spirits. As with other pagan people converted to…

REALPOLITIK: Chronicling China’s Meteoric Rise to Global Prominence (Flashback)

Source – unz.com – “…Adjusted for purchasing power, most Chinese in 1980 had an income 60–70 percent below that of the citizens in other major Third World countries such as Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Kenya, even Haitians were far wealthier than Chinese…the vast majority of China’s newly created economic wealth has flowed to ordinary Chinese…

SCOTCHED EARTH: ‘The Political Ecology of War’, Natural Resources & Armed Conflicts – By Philippe Le Billon

Source – gnhre.org – “…The post-Cold War period is increasingly characterised by a specific political ecology closely linked to the geography and political economy of natural resources” The political ecology of war: natural resources and armed conflicts – By Philippe Le Billon Abstract: Throughout the 1990s, many armed groups have relied on revenues from natural…

SHADOW GOVERNMENT: ‘Putchists’, The Deep US State Lurks in the Shadows…

Source – voltairenet.org – “…Historically, in all crises, attempts are made to use the argument of “urgency” to change Power without the public having time to think, and often this is successful…While the public’s eyes are riveted on the progression of coronavirus numbers, a profound reorganization of the executive is taking place, giving primacy to…

REALPOLITIK: The Shadow War Playing Out Behind The COVID-19 Crisis – By Gregory Copley

Source – oilprice.com – “…By the end of March 2020, the global framework had changed sufficiently to become…about which system and ideology would triumph…the “globalist”-dominated political structures over the earlier lessons of national self-reliance….it was a brief window in which the technologies which were created to fight the Cold War became the technologies of global…

AMERIKA: ‘Beyond Left & Right’, The Era of the New Populism

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…The betrayals of the Democrat Party against its own working class base would lead towards an uprising, finally coalescing around a National Labor Movement, christened through blood and sacrifice. This would ultimately team-up with Trump’s small business and working class base, making every conservative-libertarian’s worst horse-shoe theory nightmare a living reality”…

REALPOLITIK: Julian Assange & Yanis Varoufakis Talk Isolation & The Neo-Liberal ‘Waterloo’

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com – “…Whether the epidemic helps deliver the good or the most evil society will depend, of course, on us – on whether progressives manage to band together. For if we do not, just like in 2008 we did not, the bankers, the spivs, the oligarchs and the neofascists will prove, again, that…

REBEL YELL: 12 Experts Question The COVID-19 Panic

Source – swprs.org – “…I am deeply concerned that the social, economic and public health consequences of this near-total meltdown of normal life — schools and businesses closed, gatherings banned — will be long-lasting and calamitous, possibly graver than the direct toll of the virus itself. The stock market will bounce back in time, but…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Now The World Gets Real’, Welcome To The Coronapocalypse – By Tom Luongo

Source – tomluongo.me – “…How ridiculous and insipid do the identitarian fights over gender, race, sex and color look now? How dangerous and stupid does all that capital, that time spent look now in hindsight when today people with skills, humility and high executive function are needed. Do you really care today if the guy…

FEAR FACTOR: Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself (…& The End Of The World’s Existing Social Order) – By Jim Quinn

Source – theburningplatform.com – “…These crisis periods follow the same dynamic, only the specific events and triggers change. The existing social order will be swept away. Fourth Turnings always separate the wheat from the chaff. 2020 is destined to go down in history as the year where decades of lies, corruption, thievery and corporate fascism…

REALPOLITIK: ‘People’s War’, China Locked in Hybrid War with US – By Pepe Escobar

Source – asiatimes.com – “…For the first time since the start of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms in 1978, Beijing openly regards the US as a threat…Beijing is carefully, incrementally shaping the narrative that, from the beginning of the coronovirus attack, the leadership knew it was under a hybrid war attack. Xi’s terminology is a major clue.…

THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: ‘End Game’, Three Stages of Truth for Three Theaters of War

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…Chinese virologists discovered conclusively that the original source of the virus was not China, nor Wuhan, nor the seafood market, but had been traced to the US, a possible scenario being that the virus might have originated at the US Military’s bio-weapons lab at Fort Detrick (which was shut down by…

BRAVE NEW WORLD: ‘Event 201 Unfolds’, Covid-19 Action Platform = Global Government

Source – zerohedge.com – “…Frank Olson, one of the biowarfare scientists and CIA employees in the program who died under mysterious circumstances in 1953…renowned journalist Seymour Hersh, which reveals Olson may have been a potential government whistleblower on the CIA’s activities and U.S. bio-war crimes. It is worth noting that the usage of such agents…

MIND GAMES: Psychologist – Big Tech Will Use ‘Subliminal Methods’ To Shift 15 Million Votes On Election Day

Source – summit.news – “…If our own tech companies all favor the same presidential candidate this year—and that seems likely—I calculate that they can easily shift 15 million votes to that candidate without people knowing and without leaving a paper trail,” warns Epstein. He also notes how the “technological elite” Eisenhower warned about in his…