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The Senate report on Russian meddling is a sign of unfettered self-righteousness and amateurishness

They think you are a cretin. They think you are a cretin who will believe anything they say and that they can get away with anything. There is not other plausible explanation if you want to understand the reasoning behind the new Senate Democratic minority report on the Russian “assault” on democracies worldwide. The 206-page […]

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Geopolitics Russia United States

Money is Right: the US, Russia and the wealth argument

Tensions between the United States and Russia do not appear to be decreasing, in spite of a “Russian agent” having been elected to the White House

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Geopolitics United States

Who is not afraid of Donald Trump? President Madman and the political use of fear

The America First policies that were espoused by Trump throughout his presidential campaign seem to have been cast into the streams of history

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Politics United States

DONALD TRUMP IS NOT THE NEW REAGAN – HE IS THE NEW CLINTON

Donald Trump has been constantly attacked for being a “populist”, for appealing to the losers of globalization and for painting an apocalyptic picture of contemporary America

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Culture Politics United States

Obama has literally gotten away with murder

Farewells are always a bit ceremonial and hypocritical but, really, I don’t get all this last minute outpouring of good feelings for the leaving President of the United States

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Journalism Politics United States

“You are fired!” – Trump wins

Now I would expect somebody to show some intellectual integrity and draw a lesson from this. “Experts” said Trump did not stand of chance of winning the Republican nomination, “experts” said that the Republican party was finished, because of demographics and America becoming a much more diverse country, “experts” said Hillary won every single one […]

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Politics United States

Why is the establishment so afraid of Donald Trump?

Donald Trump, for the simple fact of being a large business owner and a billionaire, should have been a darling of capital and global plutocrats

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Culture Politics United States

Globalism is just another word for colonialism

There was a time, not many years ago, when globalization was something that everybody loved to hate.

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Geopolitics Politics Russia United States

What the West has to offer to the Syrian people is more death, brutality and destruction

It has been well documented and disseminated by the operators of the Western mass media outlets that the Russians “cynically” vetoed the joint French and Spanish resolution for a peace plan for Aleppo

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Politics United States

Either side of Trump’s wall

There is a proverb in China: “He who has not been to the wall is not a hero”. In contrast to the Western definition of hero, the protagonist within this saying is neither a superman or some otherworldly mystical being

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Politics United States

Why I, a life-long Democrat, will vote for Donald Trump

This is a guest contribution for East&West by one of our American readers. I have always been a man of the left. I have a solid working class background, so since I was young, going with the party of the people against the party of the rich

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