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What the Yellow Vests can be: a group which can protect Liberalism’s rights, at least

By Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker Blog Now available! This book has just been published in paperback and E-book form, and in French too! “All the chorus of calumny, which the Party of Order never fail, in their orgies of blood, to raise against their victims, only proves that the bourgeois of our days considers himself the legitimate successor to the baron of old, who thought every weapon in his

Open thread for today, dedicated to the complete liberation of the Lugansk People’s Republic

⚡️ Statement by Russian Defence Ministry ❗️ Today, on July 3, 2022, the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergey Shoigu reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Federation Armed Forces, V.Putin, on the liberation of the Lugansk People’s Republic. ▫️ According to the report, the successful operations of the Russian Federation Armed Forces in coordination with the units of People’s Militia of the

Things Are Not Looking Good For Japan’s Sovereignty

By Thorsten J. Pattberg for the Saker Blog China, India, Russia and other free nations face difficulties of mutual respect and trust when engaging with the rulers of Japan, because Japan is not a sovereign nation. Imperial Japan surrendered to the United States of America on August 15, 1945, ending World War II. Ever since then, Japanese rulers have to reassure themselves with their US occupiers before they sign anything

Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/07/02 … Open Thread

2022/07/02 17:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of the issues of the day. The ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’ will have two new open threads each week. The Saker stated moderation policy will apply eg ‘no caps’, no obscenity … etc to all post. The Cafe is now open for

The disintegration of Western society – visible to the naked eye

by Guilherme Wilbert for the Saker Blog While we notice the closest integration among emerging countries, we notice a certain disparity among the richest, first-world countries, because they may not seem like it, but they also have internal problems that cannot always be fought. And the most recent of these is inflation, with an unprecedented rise in prices. The middle class, the main target of the Great Reset enthusiasts, is

Sergey Lavrov: Presser following talks with Vladimir Makei, Belarus

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answers to media questions at a joint news conference with Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei following talks, Minsk, June 30, 2022 Esteemed Mr Makei, Ladies and gentlemen, As my colleague and friend has just said, our talks took place in a truly friendly atmosphere of trust and were very substantial, as they should be between allies and strategic partners. First, I would like

Letter from Faina Savenkova: The more you grow up, the more you realise that the world is unfair

Faina Savenkova, 13, Lugansk The more you grow up, the more you realise that the world is unfair. When the war in Donbass began eight years ago, few could have imagined that instead of the peaceful country of Ukraine, its authorities would make it miserable and torn apart, with a fierce hatred of the inhabitants towards each other. But it happened. That Ukraine – with Russian literature, great achievements and

‼️ We Are Z

By Batiushka for the Saker Blog The Schloss Elmau, ‘a Luxury Spa Retreat and Cultural Hideaway’ was a very suitable location at the end of June 2022 for the G7 elitists, ‘hiding away’ from the anger of their exploited peoples. Holed up in a castle in Bavaria (sounds familiar?), protected by thousands of paramilitaries, the neo-feudal Gang of 7 of the Western world met and condemned freedom, which is another

Europe fails with German help

by Jorge Vilches for the Saker Blog Robert Habeck, Vice-Chancellor of Germany and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, jointly with Annalena Baerbock — Germany´s Anglophile Minister of Foreign Affairs — have patronized the world from the German Green Party´s self-proclaimed moral high ground thru their ´we truly care´ and ´superior knowledge´ mantras. Now, both German officials — quite active in the European War Party led by also

Sitrep Operation Z: SloMo Collapse

By Saker Staff for the Saker Blog Let us deal with Snake Island first as the level of noise is unbelievable. Snake Island in the Black sea will remain under Russian naval and air control. Russian Politician Alexei Chernyak. End of story Russia can take that piece of serpentine rock and missile it to non-existence but they’ve just used a rock to remove the Ukraine’s biggest impediment (lie) about the

BRICS is turning into a collective “Non-West”

Elena Panina, Director of the RUSSTRAT Institute – Machine Translated and cleaned up from the Russian original. MOSCOW, June 29, 2022, RUSSTRAT Institute. BRICS expansion has been discussed for a long time. It is significant that the last summit on June 24 in the BRICS Plus format was attended by such countries as Algeria, Argentina, Cambodia, Egypt, Fiji, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Senegal, Thailand and Uzbekistan. At the same time, the

You’re either with us or you’re a “systemic challenge”

After all we’re deep into the metaverse spectrum, where things are the opposite of what they seem. By Pepe Escobar, posted with the author’s permission and widely cross-posted Fast but not furious, the Global South is revving up. The key takeaway of the BRICS+ summit in Beijing,  held in sharp contrast with the G7 in the Bavarian Alps, is that both West Asia’s Iran and South America’s Argentina officially applied

Putin: Address to participants of 10th St Petersburg International Legal Forum

Address to participants of 10th St Petersburg International Legal Forum Vladimir Putin gave a video address to greet the participants of a plenary session of the 10th St Petersburg International Legal Forum. This year’s plenary session was themed Law in a Multipolar World. The video address was recorded during the President’s recent visit to St Petersburg. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Colleagues, I would like to welcome you to the 10th St Petersburg International Legal Forum, which, as always, has brought together leading jurists and practicing lawyers from many countries. I am

Sergey Lavrov: Roundtable discussion SCO Treaties

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s video address to the organisers of and participants in the roundtable discussion dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the SCO Charter and the 15th anniversary of the SCO Treaty on Long-Term Good-Neighbourliness, Friendship and Cooperation, June 29, 2022 Colleagues, friends, I bid a most cordial and hearty welcome to the organisers of and participants in the roundtable discussion dedicated to two landmark events in the development

Michael Hudson interviewed by Ben Norton (Multipolarista) Update with transcript

Economist Michael Hudson on inflation and Fed plan to cut wages: A depression is coming Transcript: BENJAMIN NORTON: Hey, everyone, this is Ben Norton, and you are watching or listening to the Multipolarista podcast. I am always privileged to be joined by one of my favorite guests, Michael Hudson, one of the greatest economists living today. We’re going to be talking about the inflation crisis. This is a crisis around

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