Author: The Saker

Why Russia is driving the West crazy

Why Russia is driving the West crazy by Pepe Escobar for The Saker Future historians may register it as the day when usually unflappable Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov decided he had had enough: We are getting used to the...

Burmese Days, Revisited: Pepe Escobar

Burmese Days, Revisited: Pepe Escobar via The Saker It will be fascinating to watch how the (Dis)United States will deal with post-coup Myanmar as part of their 24/7 “containment of China” frenzy. The (jade) elephant in the elaborate room housing...

Bernays and Propaganda

Bernays and Propaganda By Larry Romanoff for the Saker Many years ago, the Jewish-American political commentator Walter Lippmann realised that political ideology could be completely fabricated, using the media to control both presentation and conceptualisation, not only to create deeply-ingrained...

What Wall Street fears

What Wall Street fears By The Ister for the Saker The origin of modern banking can be found in the early days of the gold trade. In the Middle Ages, goldsmiths accepted deposits of gold in return for paper notes,...

After Trump the flood:

After Trump the flood: by Ghassan and Intibah Kadi for the Saker Whether there was indeed voter fraud and rigging, and I personally believe there was and at a huge scale, it seems that, by hook or by crook, Joe...

The Great Reset; ‘No pasarán’

The Great Reset; ‘No pasarán’ by Ghassan and Intibah Kadi for the Saker The revolving results and aspirations of having a clear outcome of the American Presidential elections are bringing many related issues to the surface. Perhaps none bigger than...

President of Russia Vladimir Putin address to G20 member countries

President of Russia Vladimir Putin address to G20 member countries from The Saker Vladimir Putin addressed the meeting of the heads of delegations of the G20 member countries, invited states and international organisations. The summit chaired by Saudi Arabia is held via videoconference on November 21–22. The forum’s...

The China Moment

The China Moment by Peter Koenig for The Saker China has achieved the almost impossible – a free trade agreement with 14 countries – the ten ASEAN, plus Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, altogether 15 countries, including China....

The Russia-China vote: Pepe Escobar

The Russia-China vote: Pepe Escobar via The Saker Whatever the geopolitical and geoeconomic consequences of the spectacular US dystopia, the Russia-China strategic partnership, in their own slightly different registers, have already voted on their path forward. Here is how I...