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Sascha Schneider Der Mammon und sein Sklave

 

Les 8 et 9 Mai les alliés de 1945 célèbrent la victoire contre l’hydre hitlérienne, mais avec des arrières pensées bien différentes. Si la Fédération de Russie continue, sans discontinuité depuis 1945, de glorifier, à juste titre, les héros de la Grande Guerre Patriotique, peut-être son thème le plus unificateur, aujourd’hui comme hier, le “monde occidental” prétend regarder de l’autre côté: après tout, l’Union Européenne ne soutient-elle pas toujours (financièrement et par les armes) les seuls vrais fascistes au pouvoir en Europe aujourd’hui: le gang répugnant et criminel, issu du coup de force du 2014 Maidan en Ukraine.

Dans l’entre temps la France a succombé au syndrome Écossais, et a élu à la présidence, un représentant direct des oligarchies mondialistes. Bien qu’il soit trop tôt pour analyser le contenu sociologique et démographique de ce vote, les premières observations montrent la fragilité de cette “majorité”: le nouveau président n’a recueilli que 43% des électeurs inscrits, en dépit du support de la totalité des medias et des politiciens d’ancien régime.

Plusieurs questions se posent maintenant, dans le contexte d’un nouveau mouvement politique d’opposition (national et progressiste) au régime néo-libéral. En particulier:

  1. D’un point de vue qualitatif que peut-on dire du support politique pour Emmanuel Macron?
  2.  Comment comprendre/réconcilier la fragmentation géographique des votes opposés aux néo-libéraux?
  3. Une refonte du Front National est-elle possible?
  4. Est-il possible de développer un plan pratique et positif de retrait de l’Euro-zone? (Et sinon, quelle est l’alternative?)
  5. Compte tenu des différences économiques et politiques entre les deux pays, comment gérer une réforme des institutions européennes avec l’Allemagne?

Dans les mois qui viennent, je me propose d’explorer ces questions, à la lumière des événements qui vont suivre.

Image: Sascha Schneider [Public domain], Mammon et son esclave, via Wikimedia Commons (Der Mammon und sein Sklave. Holzstich. Aus der Reihe “Meisterwerke der Holzschneidekunst”, Verlag J. J. Weber, Leipzig. c. 1896)

Turning a page, 24 June 2016 #Brexit #Escape

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Today I am turning a page on the long decades of my life in the United Kingdom. I don’t know how long this kingdom will remain united, and, frankly, I don’t care. I don’t care to live under the farcical régime of the Farages and other Johnsons, those jerks, and suffer the obscenities of the Murdoch’s empire, under the constant barrage of blames and lies, that was, really, only bearable because Europe was there, very close. It ain’t anymore.

Evidently the “markets” have their own, very well expressed views. A devaluation of 10% or more is on the card. For someone, like me, who plans now to spend the rest of his life away from these shores, and much further East, this is, of course, very bad news. As many others I depend on a sterling income, years of savings and hard work, all the way paying our due to the “Exchequer”. But this, on the scale of this debacle, is small stuff.

The important thing is now to escape, to seek cultural solace under a different sky, and different voices. It was planned, it is now urgent. So we’ll keep working on it, as we have done, in all justice, since the first clouds started showing up on the horizon… We’ll leave happily, this little wet parcel of earth to the future generations to rebuild, as they see fit. And we wish them good luck.

The Real “Snipers’ Massacre”, Ukraine, February 2014: Updated/Revised Working Paper

Old lies, anything to justify the unjustifiable #EU #Ukraine #junta

Russian and Eurasian Politics

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by Gordon M. Hahn

The February Snipers’ Massacre:

Introduction

On February 18-20th there was a major escalation of the violence, ending in a massacre on the 20th. In the center of a European capitol over one hundred police and demonstrators were shot to death and hundreds more were wounded. Despite the heavy casualties suffered by police, Western governments, the opposition-turned government on the next day, and Western and Maidan media were unanimous in reporting that the massacre was ordered by President Yanukovych and that the shooting was initiated and carried out exclusively or nearly so by snipers from the state’s police and security organs using professional sniper rifles. To this day, most in Kiev believe it was more likely that Russian special forces organized and perhaps even carried out the slaughter. As discussed further below, the Maidan government’s chief of the Security Service of Ukraine, Kiev’s equivalent…

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Εντός Των “Προσφυγικών Κέντρων”: Ένας Εργαζόμενος Μιλά ~ Inside The “Refugee Centers:” A Worker Speaks…! (Photo)

A perfect example of the sheer stupidity of western leaders without any experience of conflicts, let alone of a culture that is alien to Europe… Those pretend “refugees” are likely to be deserters from the Syrian, Afghan or Iraqi armies, more interested in predation on European gullible than fighting for their countries. In Germany the scandal of so-called refugees from Afghanistan – 13 years of NATO’s antics! – has been going on for years at the expense of German taxpayers… In the meantime the German government refuses entry visas for genuine (European) refugees from the Ukrainian civil war.

DER KAMERAD

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Death threats against welfare workers, aggressive behavior, lies, forged documents, verbal abuse, misogyny, sexual attacks, and even physical assaults—these are the daily burdens which German social workers in the “refugee centers” have to face, according to a disillusioned employee who has broken her silence.

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Manuel Ochsenreiter: Тoday´s Тhreat to Europe is the US Occupation

“I seriously hope that our political class won´t be stupid enough to execute any military experiments against Russia. But I am convinced: The German population wouldn´t support today or in the future any aggression towards Moscow. Thank God.”

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Manuel Ochsenreiter: Тoday´s Тhreat to Europe is the US Occupation

 

Nedic's_Serbia_coat_of_arms Interviewer: Dragana Trifkovic

* Manuel Ochsenreiter  is an award winning German journalist who regularly appears on RT covering subjects ranging from US military and economic hegemony in the world, to socio-political matters within Europe.  Ochsenreiter was from 2004-2011 chief editor of Deutschen Militärzeitschrift, for which he continues to write.  In March 2011, he moved to the same position for monthly Zuerst!

* Dragana Trifkovic is the Director General of the Center for Geostrategic Studies, and is an Engineer, Author (FSJ, Geopolitika, Novi Standard, NSPM, Zuerst), as well as a Member of the DSS political council.  She writes regular columns and articles for Serbian political, ideological, geostrategic and geopolitical publications, and has appeared numerous times on Serbian television.  

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Donetsk’s faint hopes for new ceasefire in Ukraine

Where will this lead Europe?

No Justice for East Ukrainians

Assassins

“The March of Heroes”

Candidate for EU?

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Preamble: “The March of Heroes”—a torchlight procession of Right Sector activists—took place today in Odessa. It was arranged by two nationalist social and political organisations: Social-Nationalist Assembly (SNA) and the social organisation “Patriot of Ukraine”. They were joined by fighters of the Azov Battalion, who had returned to civilian life from the ATO zone as a result of the recent troop rotation. Azov is staffed by activists of the SNA and, according to the organisers of the march, “it was initially considered a Right Sector battalion.” Right Sector football fans and other “patriotic youth” also participated in the procession. The march has threatened to become the main event in the city of late. A “March of Heroes” was also held in Kiev and Kharkov. It is not yet clear what the consequences are for the residents of those cities. We will probably find out later. However…

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Russian Nationalism and Eurasianism: The Ideology of Russian Regional Power and the Rejection of Western Values

To date the clearest account of the present conflict of values.

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248227777_679812a8ac_m   By: Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson

Russian Nationalism and Eurasianism:

The Ideology of Russian Regional Power

and the Rejection of Western Values

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old-english-calligraphy-alphabet-the recent flurry of writing on Russian politics, nationalism and Alexander Dugin shows the contemptible inability of western savants to apprehend any idea beyond the cliche’s of stagnant neo-liberalism.  Worse, “Russia specialists” in academia are now tripping over themselves trying to “analyze” Dugin and the Eurasianist idea.  Bereft of the vocabulary to understand the concept, they merely apply fashionable labels from western political thought onto Russia in a pathetic and pretentious attempt to show how “dangerous” such ideas are to “European values.”  

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On Sleepwalking, and unintended consequences of War

Reflections on a reading of Christopher Clark’s The Sleepwalkers, How Europe Went to War in 1914 (Allen Lane, 2012, Penguin Books, 2013, © Christopher Clark, 2012)

Dragutin Dimitrijevic ApisThis is a drama whose ending we know, only too well. It is to Christopher Clark’s credit to make us realise, at long last, how it started. In awe, we observe the events of those haunting years, from the Balkan “crisis” of 1912, to the July 1914 Austrian ultimatum to Serbia, following the assassination of Frank-Ferdinand, heir to the throne, as if watching, in slow motion, the silent collapse of a tall building, as we did in September 2001.

“The Sleepwalkers” read, at times, like the scenario of an implacable nightmare, or a devilish horror movie. Surely, we think, “they” must have realised, “didn’t they know what was coming?” We see Poincaré, ensconced in his inept germanophobia, on the deck of his warship, on his way to meeting with the tzar in Saint-Petersburg, we follow the sickly assassin on his progress to Sarajevo, nurtured by the sinister Black Hand, we listen to the pontifications of Lord Grey, the British Foreign Secretary… With horror, and perhaps not without a reflection on the crimes of our own time, we see the Italian Air Force bombing Libya. Few of those events do not have some eerie counterparts in our time, in these first decades of the twentieth century. Of course, it is not that history risks repeating itself: only human folly, like Capital, knows how to reproduce itself, whatever the circumstances.

1914 Austria-Hungary is surely not 2014 Russia, nor today’s Ukraine yesterday’s Serbia.

Clark’s equally masterly “Iron Kingdom” makes a more comfortable reading for a convinced European: perhaps because its conclusion, the reintegration of Prussia into a modern, peaceful and reunited Germany, is more palatable to our mind, than the inexorable prospect of Armageddon in  “The Sleepwalkers”. For the Sleepwalkers are among us, and in the restless comfort of this fragile peace, we wonder if we are not them. Clark stresses the importance of understanding the thought process of the then decision makers, rather than the ritual attribution of responsibilities. His account makes, for us, in 2014, painful reading: confusion, mistrust, fear, unaccountable media (already…), propensity to posturing, lies, false promises, it is already all there. For the “Entente”, the improbable and shaky alliance of the French Republic, its historical arch-rival Great Britain, and imperial Russia, should we read today’s Union? Surely not, I hear you say.

Then, there is the Other, as yet hardly visible. Yet, by 1910, the US industrial production has already overtaken the combined outputs of the United Kingdom and Germany. The “Great War” would kill over fifteen millions human beings, devastate Belgium, Northern France, part of Austria, Italy and the Balkans. It will trigger murderous revolutions in Russia and Germany, and tragically end three, once powerful, dynasties: the Habsburg, the Hohenzollern and the Romanov. The UK and France would end up in debt for decades. Their colonial empires would be, by then, doomed to annihilation.

Image: Dragutin Dimitrijevic Apis (Драгутин Димитријевић Апис), leader of the Black Hand and prominent member of the Serbian General Staff