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The Rape of Russia (Saker blog exclusive interview)

by Lars Schall for the Saker blog Introduction by Pepe Escobar: William Engdahl is one of the world’s top geopolitical analysts. His books – from Century of War to Full Spectrum Dominance – are absolutely essential to understand how the self-described exceptional nation created and expanded its global hegemony tentacles. A measure of his influence is that as much as Engdahl may be dismissed or derided across the Beltway, the

Mao’s legacy defended, and famous swim decoded, for clueless academics

by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker blog Part 4 will take a very different tack…. There is a great and hilarious story about Mao during the Cultural Revolution, which is relayed in the Western university-standard textbook, China: A New History by “the West’s doyen on China” – John King Fairbank. In late 1965 the rumblings of the Cultural Revolution had begun, due to grumblings over corruption, revisionism (“taking the capitalist

When Chinese Trash saved the world: Western lies about the Cultural Revolution

by Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker blog Of the West’s the three main “Reasons Why Red China is Evil and the West is Morally & Ideologically Superior” propaganda campaign, the Cultural Revolution outranks the Great Leap Forward and the legacy of Mao for being far and away the most difficult for non-Chinese to truly get a handle on. Most leftists won’t even touch it, much less defend it an inch…and

Daring to go beyond Western propaganda on the Great Leap Forward’s famine

by Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker Blog Between 108 BC and 1911 AD there were no fewer than 1,828 recorded famines in China, or nearly one each year. Since 1962 there should have been in China – if their historical average remained unchanged – 50 serious famines. Instead there have been zero. When one discusses “China” and “famine” – how often do you hear this totally valid point of view? I

Old vs. new scholarship on the continent of China: an 8-part series

by Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker blog Europe is a continent and China is not only because the winners write the history books. There is no scientific reason Europe is a continent: Europe is not a separate land mass, nor does it even sit on its own tectonic plate – we may as well call Canada a continent. China’s land mass area is nearly identical with Europe’s. What makes West

West attacks China’s Social Credit System to deflect from its fascist panopticon

by Jeff J. Brown for The Saker blog crosslinked with: http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2018/03/24/west-attacks-chinas-social-credit-system-to-deflect-from-its-fascist-panopticon-china-rising-radio-sinoland-180325/ https://youtu.be/VKeBiK0Z-Xo https://soundcloud.com/44-days/west-attacks-chinas-social-credit-system-to-deflect-from-its-fascist-panopticon-cr-radio-sinoland   Pictured above: the panopticon Illinois State Prison, in Joliet. For every Westerner out there, just look out your window. It’s even worse. Your every move, every communication and transaction, monetary and otherwise, is being tracked, recorded and stored by a faceless, multilayered, fascist corporate-government octopus. One-hundred-eighty degrees to the east in China, it’s all posted on

Western racism and hypocrisy foaming at the mouth over China’s constitutional changes

by Jeff J. Brown (cross-posted with China Rising by special agreement with the author) Above, entitled Be Just – Even to John Chinaman, this is one of thousands of racist political cartoons against the Chinese in the United States, especially with the passage of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. It legalized the extermination of tens of thousands of Chinese, who were hunted down like dogs, shot, hung and scalped for

Winter fundraiser and important announcements (UPDATED 2x)

(SEE UPDATE BELOW) Dear friends, Executive summary: Help me work for you ‘Tis the season to be giving..” right? So here I am again asking you to help me continue my work for you.  Most of you know that, but for newcomers let me just stress the following: my blog is 100% ad-free, no obnoxious pop-ups, no paywalls, no special member-only content, not even copyrights!  Check at the bottom of

I can see for miles in China – What do you see?

I can see for miles in China. What do you see from your vantage point? Moscow-Beijing Express on The Saker by Jeff J. Brown for the Saker blog Crosslinked with: http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2017/11/17/i-can-see-for-miles-in-china-what-do-you-see-from-your-vantage-point-china-rising-radio-sinoland-171117/ https://youtu.be/8nMxiiWC40M https://soundcloud.com/44-days/i-can-see-for-miles-in-china-what-do-you-see-from-your-vantage-point-china-rising-radio-sinoland In China Rising – Capitalist Roads, Socialist Destinations, I frequently expressed my amazement at how living and working in China is like a parallel universe, compared to what people experience in the West, and what they watch

War between Anti-West and Eurangloland heating up fast

by Jeff J. Brown The Power of Siberia gas pipeline connecting Russia and China is just one many projects being brought to fruition by the two giants of the Eurasian continent. Cheers! Cross linked with: chinarising.puntopress.com/2017/11/05/war-between-anti-west-and-eurangloland-heating-up-fast-china-rising-radio-sinoland-171105/ youtu.be/il9x3HjXIdY soundcloud.com/44-days/war-between-anti-west-and-eurangloland-heating-up-fast-china-rising-radio-sinoland-171105 Xi Jinping’s historic speech and the giant “F.U.” to imperial capitalism during the Communist Party of China’s 19th Congress last week seems to have emboldened the Anti-West to new heights (http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2017/10/29/october-18th-2017-is-world-cd-day-when-baba-beijing-declared-war-on-western-capitalism-china-rising-radio-sinoland-171029/). Mind

Baba Beijing and Big Bear smack down Uncle Sam in Iran and Venezuela

by Jeff J. Brown Cross-linked with http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2017/09/24/baba-beijing-and-big-bear-smack-down-uncle-sam-in-iran-and-venezuela-china-rising-radio-sinoland-170924/, https://youtu.be/VdpYThnrfXk and https://soundcloud.com/44-days/baba-beijingbig-bear-smack-down-uncle-sam-in-iranvenezuela-china-rising-radio-sinoland-170921 Ahh… What happened to the good old days of the Cold War, when rich, imperial America was doing battle with poor, agrarian Russia and China, and Iran and Venezuela were corrupt, fascist regimes serving the interests of American capital? These days, that seems so long, long ago! There was time, 1945-1990, when America ruled the noncommunist world like a brutal

BRICS is Eurangloland’s canary in the imperial mines

By Jeff J. Brown Above, the official logo of the big BRICS summit, held in Xiamen, China, September 3-5, 2017. It was reported that there were dead canaries all over the place, covered in coal dust. No official explanation has been provided, but Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese homologue, Xi Jinping were reported to be smiling from start to finish.   BRICS is Eurangloland’s canary in the imperial

The Two Americas at Charlottesville

by Jimmie Moglia I wasn’t in Charlottesville during the upheavals in this summer of discontent, but I know some who were. They sent videos, photos and witness’ accounts – thanks to which, I followed those threads of reasoning on which truth is frequently suspended. That is, I formed an idea of what happened, and, perhaps more important, of what the event means, symbolizes, suggests and foretells. Given the turn taken

Trump and American History Have Been Assassinated

by Paul Craig Roberts When Trump was elected I wrote that it was unlikely that he would be successful in accomplishing the three objectives for which he was elected—peace with Russia, the return home of offshored US jobs, and effective limits on non-white immigration—because these objectives conflicted with the interests of those more powerful than the president. I wrote that Trump was unfamiliar with Washington and would fail to appoint

The uncanny similarities between Presidents Donald Trump and Franklin Delano Roosevelt

by Jeff J. Brown Trump and Roosevelt: two peas in a pod? Crosslinked at: http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2017/02/02/the-uncanny-similarities-between-presidents-donald-trump-and-franklin-delano-roosevelt-china-rising-radio-sinoland-170202/ SoundCloud podcast reading: https://soundcloud.com/44-days/the-uncanny-similarities-between-presidents-trump-and-roosevelt-china-rising-radio-sinoland-170202 For the record, I voted for Donald Trump. Not that I was in love with the guy. It was really a matter of default. On the Oklahoma state ballot, I had the choice of Hillary “Crimes Against Humanity + Here Comes World War III” Clinton, the Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and

Putin and Xi in Western propaganda – why does XJP get off so lightly?

Moscow-Beijing Express, on The Saker By Jeff J. Brown, www.chinarising.puntopress.com Crosslinked at: http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2016/10/29/putin-and-xi-in-western-propaganda-why-does-xjp-get-off-so-lightly-moscow-beijing-express-on-the-saker-161029/ Podcast is available on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/44-days/putin-and-xi-in-western-propaganda-why-does-xjp-get-off-so-lightly-161029 Better watch out, Vlad. When Western propaganda throws an “-ism” at you, the gloves have come off. Think Marxism, Leninism, Maoism, communism, socialism, extremism and “Islamic” terrorism, for starters. After all, behind the Great Western Firewall, they are all the same thing, right? A recent cover and main article in the

The World SITREP October 16, 2016 by BAAZ

Quote of the week from our author “No loyal American worth his salt would ever question the basic goodness of dropping bombs on foreigners. Any foreigners (the darker the better), any time, any kind of bombs (the bigger the better), no valid reason required. ” Jeff J. Brown Miracle of the week Russian bombers perform flight to stratosphere Russian Eastern Military District Sukhoi Su-34 pilot crews have performed flights to the

Something symbolic, but very important is happening in the China-Russia partnership

Moscow-Beijing Express By Jeff J. Brown Cross-linked with China Rising: http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2016/07/29/something-symbolic-but-very-important-is-happening-in-the-china-russia-partnership-moscow-beijing-express-on-the-saker/ Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/44-days/something-symbolic-but-very-important-is-happening-in-the-china-russia-partnership Starting today, this map takes on a whole new geopolitical meaning. (Image by baidu.com) Up till now, both Russian and China have eschewed the concept of an “alliance”. Why? Because of all the historical Western empire baggage that goes with it, including sometimes secret, frequently broken treaties, treachery, double dealing, back stabbing and all the other perfidy

‘Let them eat precaution ?’ A recipe for social darwinism, corporate malfeasance, global terrorism …

by Paul Matthews, poet & writer «1 Nobel peace prize, 8 economists, 24 physicists, 33 chemists, 41 doctors» – and a partridge in a pear tree … The Right Honourable Theresa May learns her lines as “Israel’s true friend”… Her Majesty’s Government has never been a fan of the Precautionary Principle. Ever since the 23 December 1913 Federal Reserve Act and the ensuing two world wars, the magnates of the

Twilight Zones on Planet Earth

By Jeff J. Brown, for the Moscow-Beijing Express Crosslinked with China Rising here: http://chinarising.puntopress.com/2016/07/06/twilight-zones-on-planet-earth-china-rising-radio-sinoland-for-the-moscow-beijing-express-160706/ Crosslinked with SoundCloud here: https://soundcloud.com/44-days/twilight-zones-on-planet-earth-china-rising-radio-sinoland-on-the-moscow-beijing-express-160706 Rod Serling was the creator, producer and main screenwriter for his celebrated 1940s-1960s radio and TV shows, including the Twilight Zone. A committed leftist, he suffered regular censorship and was a fierce activist against racism, McCarthyism, the Vietnam War, nuclear weapons and censorship. He was an eloquent and creative voice against

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