Author: The Saker

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms U.S. Police State

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms U.S. Police State by Eric Zuesse for The Saker On June 15th, the U.S. Supreme Court, with only the libertarian right-wing (basically anti-government) Clarence Thomas dissenting — reaffirmed that America’s law-enforcement officers have “qualified immunity” from...

The cause of tension between China and India

The cause of tension between China and India by Zamir Awan for the Saker Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said: “positive consensus” on resolving the latest border issue was achieved following “effective communication” through diplomatic and military channels. New...

A Pipelineistan fable for our times: Pepe Escobar

A Pipelineistan fable for our times: Pepe Escobar via The Saker Ukraine was supposed to prevent Russia from deepening energy ties with Germany; it didn’t work out that way Once upon a time in Pipelineistan, tales of woe were the norm....

Why America’s revolution won’t be televised: Pepe Escobar

Why America’s revolution won’t be televised: Pepe Escobar for The Saker The so far purely emotional insurrection lacks political structure and a credible leader to articulate grievances People raise their hands and shout slogans as they protest at the makeshift...

Beijing sees Trump’s hand and won’t fold: Pepe Escobar

Beijing sees Trump’s hand and won’t fold: Pepe Escobar for The Saker With Sinophobic hysteria reaching new heights in US, China’s counter play is a massive new economic plan Stranger things have happened. Everyone was expecting US President Donald Trump...

Who Rules the World and How?

Who Rules the World and How? by Francis Lee for The Saker Unquestionably, the world – circa 2020 – seems currently to be moving away from democratic forms of rule and transmuting into more totalitarian systems (liberal totalitarianism if you...