Introduction by the Saker: regular readers of the blog will have noticed the extremely interesting contributions by the guest author Straight-Bat (if not, see here, here, here or here). Since I noticed that Straight-Bat identified himself as a Marxist, I decided to ask you the following question: In your recent submission to the Saker blog, you referred to yourself as a “Marxist”. What is a Marxist anyway? Is that different
Yesterday I had the pleasure to speak with Tom Luongo, here is where you can listen to our conversation: Podcast Episode #20 – The Saker and the Necessary Retreat of Empires Listen to “Episode #20 – The Saker and the Necessary Retreat of Empires” on Spreaker.
also, please check out these downloadable audio / podcasts here: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/tt/podcast/independent-thought-freedom/id1446388269 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1uVeErjG1T5S5CSGmBEoTW Shout Engine: http://shoutengine.com/IndependentThoughtFreedom/ Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/dr-kirk-meighoo/independent-thought-freedom?refid=stpr NOTE: I got something very wrong during the interview: the purchase of Louisiana was in 1803 whereas the purchase of Alaska was in 1867!
[This interview was originally made for the Unz Review] “I think that the American empire is very much over already, but it hasn’t been put to any sort of serious stress test yet, and so nobody realizes that this is the case” If I had to characterize the current international situation using only one word, the word “chaos” would be a pretty decent choice (albeit not the only one). Chaos
[This interview was made for the Unz Review] I am continuing to try to understand what is really happening in Venezuela by talking to those who actually know that and, following my interview with Michael Hudson, it is today it is my immense privilege and honor to present you with a full interview I made with His Excellency Mr. Jorge Valero, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian
[This interview was made for the Unz review] Introduction: There is a great deal of controversy about the true shape of the Venezuelan economy and whether Hugo Chavez’ and Nicholas Maduro’s reform and policies were crucial for the people of Venezuela or whether they were completely misguided and precipitated the current crises. Anybody and everybody seems to have very strong held views about this. But I don’t simply because I
This is the last part of a four part interview I recently made with the Poland based website Foreign Policy Matters (https://foreignpolicymatters.com/). Enjoy! The Saker
This is part three of a four part interview I recently made with the Poland based website Foreign Policy Matters (https://foreignpolicymatters.com/). Enjoy! The Saker
Here are a few options to listen to this interview: https://mailchi.mp/0722b0e798a5/the-russians?e=[UNIQID] https://us11.campaign-archive.com/?u=227ee150fa6646b2df48fbfc0&id=9125dbb209 https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/gutenburg/episodes/2018-04-29T10_32_28-07_00 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/countdownradio/2018/04/29/the-russians (I hope these liks work. I am still away from home with no computer and just a tablet with spotty connections. If something needs fixing, I will do that when I come home. Cheers, The Saker )
Yesterday I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Slobodan Despot, writer and publisher, the founder of Xenia publishing in Switzerland, the Chief editor of ANTIPRESSE.net and the author of the books “Le Miel” and “Le Rayon bleu” (Gallimard). Considering the hugely negative role the Macron administration is currently playing in the Syrian crisis (and the Skripal false flag) and the deafening silence of the French political elites, I would