Deconstructing Russiagate, Part 3: The Reagan 80s and the Lady Ghislaine

A young Trump and giggling Robert Maxwell discuss globalization Previous entries of this series have demonstrated Russiagate as a modern myth and Donald Trump’s position within an American (not Russian) nexus of monopoly-capital, organized crime and national security. This portion will be devoted to demonstrating Trump and his family's intimate ties to a network of … Continue reading Deconstructing Russiagate, Part 3: The Reagan 80s and the Lady Ghislaine

Deconstructing Russiagate, Part 2: Trump, Cohn, Murdoch and Epstein

As I’ve written elsewhere, by the early 1960s, a relationship existed between the CIA, FBI, and organized crime which served as an extralegal pillar of American imperialism, particularly during the hyperreactionary era of “neoliberal globalization.” This is what the real “deep state” of American capitalism looks like. It may seem a strange place to start, … Continue reading Deconstructing Russiagate, Part 2: Trump, Cohn, Murdoch and Epstein

Deconstructing Russiagate, Part 1: Introduction

“If you're going to do anything bold or innovative, you're going to have to do things through irregular channels"-Oliver North  On September 12, 2014, the United States and European Union issued their fourth round of sanctions on Russia since the start of the “civil war” in Ukraine. This came partially as an extension of previous … Continue reading Deconstructing Russiagate, Part 1: Introduction

Black Sun Over Kiev (Part 3): How, Why, and When Russia and Ukraine Went to War

By February 2014, the Euromaidan protests had morphed into a full scale insurrection led by neofascist paramilitaries and their supporters among the population of west Ukraine. As Pijl writes, “only 14 percent of the more than 3,000 separate ‘protest events’ recorded by Volodymyr Ishchenko took place in the capital, two-thirds occurred in the west and … Continue reading Black Sun Over Kiev (Part 3): How, Why, and When Russia and Ukraine Went to War

Black Sun Over Kiev (Part 2): The Myth of Ukrainian “Democracy”

“When the Soviet Union was collapsing in late 1991," as long time US military bureaucrat Robert Gates wrote, "Dick [Cheney] wanted to see the dismantlement not only of the Soviet Union and the Russian empire but of Russia itself, so it could never again be a threat.” (Emphasis mine) This sentiment was echoed by Soviet-Afghan … Continue reading Black Sun Over Kiev (Part 2): The Myth of Ukrainian “Democracy”

Black Sun Over Kiev (Part 1): The Long Road to Cold War 3.0

In Flight MH17, Ukraine, and the New Cold War, Kees Van Der Pijl proposes that the world has seen three “Cold Wars”, one of which remains ongoing. The First Cold War got rolling immediately after World War 2, playing out into the 1970s. During this period, “the West was forced into a broad set of … Continue reading Black Sun Over Kiev (Part 1): The Long Road to Cold War 3.0

Covid Imperialism, Crypto Colonialism, and the Real “Great Reset”

In 2019, as the stock market apporached a collapse which would have trumped 2008, central bankers met in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Four BlackRock executives, led by former Swiss National Bank head Philipp Hildebrand, argued that it was time for the Federal Reserve “to abandon its long-vaunted independence and join monetary policy (the usual province of … Continue reading Covid Imperialism, Crypto Colonialism, and the Real “Great Reset”

Buy Now, Pay Later: Operation Mindfuck in the 21st Century

“Boxer Santaros: There is no stopping what can’t be stopped. Only GOD can stop itKrysta Now: But the New York Times…says that God…is DEAD.” -Southland Tales (2006) dir. Richard Kelly Peter Thiel: Not So ContrarianA specter is haunting mainstream political commentary…the specter of Peter Thiel:“Bill Ackman, Peter Thiel back investment firm taking on ‘woke’ capitalism”“INSIDE … Continue reading Buy Now, Pay Later: Operation Mindfuck in the 21st Century

“Saving Carthage”-American Fascism, Western Imperialism, and the Real History of Globalization (Part 1)

1.In Dark Money, Jane Mayer writes that: “Private foundations have very few legal restrictions. They are required to donate at least 5% of their assets every year to public charities-referred to as “nonprofit” organizations. In exchange, the donors are granted deductions, enabling them to reduce their income taxes dramatically. This arrangement enables the wealthy to … Continue reading “Saving Carthage”-American Fascism, Western Imperialism, and the Real History of Globalization (Part 1)