It was probably fun while it lasted. A brief thirty year flirtation with western decadence and shameless mass consumerism in post-soviet Russia is quickly coming to an end. It took two decades to get the engines going but now it’s time to shut them down again. The remnants will stick around for a generation or so, but the speed with which fashion and trends enter and exit the popular culture will ensure Russia crystallizes this moment in time in a similar way to the nations trapped behind the iron curtain in the middle of last century. It won’t be quite the same however because this time things are different.
This time it’s the west that’s degrading toward the worst elements of the USSR faster than Russia. Every horrible thing they tell us about Putin and Russia exists in the west and ten-fold in some cases. Political prisoners held without trial. Censorship. Pravda media. Kangaroo committees. Secret police for internal coups. Shutting down protests of one political nature while allowing others. Unequal protection under the law. Oligarchies posing as democracies. Fascism posing as liberalism. Things are certainly trending backward toward tyranny to say nothing of coerced bioweapons injections and democidal agendas. How about surrounding Russia with secret bio labs for twenty years and doing experiments on Ukrainian soldiers?
We haven’t even arrived at the endless bloody wars for greed and profit that saw no cries or pleas of mercy, no Iraqi, Afghan, Yemeni, Libyan or Syrian flag emojis or disgraceful America-phobia of the likes we’re presently witnessing against Russia. The depleted uranium used by American forces in Falluja alone sent the cancer rates sky rocketing among locals there. Did you see any western monuments light up with the colors of the Iraqi flag for them? We did see western governments nod in approval as Colin Powell spoke of fictitious weapons of mass destruction at the United Nations. Selective outrage is a funny thing, reserved for certain peoples, with certain agendas, all of whom should certainly never be trusted again.
And yet here they are again, the same criminals back in the spotlight, showing the world how to react to the atrocities they’re responsible for, what to believe and think and do, and always of course, who to blame.
It’s as if, like the invasion of Ukraine engineered by these western powers, this entire reaction to the invasion is also being engineered by the same miscreants.
The balance of power changes are happening fast. We are living fluid history. The kind Lenin talked about, where decades occur over weeks. Russia will never be the same. Time will only slow down at first there but then quickly it will all freeze, like a mosquito trapped in amber at Kaliningrad Oblast. The slowing down is merely the transition to balkanized Internets. Russia will have their own information echo chamber as it seems the world is intent on de-globalization at the order of the globalists. They must destroy the old to usher in the new. Europe will have its own Internet with many American “disinformation” sites strictly verboten. It’s already been in the works for years with the GDPR and Germany’s asinine digital wrong-think ministry. Old Gewohnheiten die hard, ja?
The era of globalization cannot continue in the ready player one bug pod world they’re engineering for us where you will own nothing and be happy. The return of nationalization in a multi-polar world is here. Cold war 2.0, new alliances, new enemies, with the Dragon now squarely in the Bear’s castle ready to be King to his Prince.
Nobody is writing about all this presently because there are no students of history at the great digital printing presses of the west with tokenized cultural gatekeepers. They’re too busy celebrating the changing of Chicken Kiev to Chicken Kyiv and all manner of ridiculous and pompous Russian cancellations feeding the mindless Borg of woke idiots inhabiting all the important globalist-funded sewer pipes. Their collective pretense of meaningful action is a nice mirage. When it’s too difficult to really make an impact, the digital performative kind becomes a satiating substitute. No effort is required.
Those who are changing their emojis to Ukrainian flags beside their pronouns are quietly cheering on the balkanization of information to national islands. They love censorship and presently anything that will hurt or even appear to harm Russia is wonderful. The sanctions will be more harmful to them, but damn the consequences at home when you can’t see past your own nose.
Corporations are eagerly jumping on this train on the orders of global management. The house lights are going down, the audience is going silent, and backstage the performers are taking their marks. Russia and China stage right. Schwab’s crew stage left with all the nodes of corporate power in costume with lines rehearsed.
The flights are canceled. Airspace is now closed to those evil Ruskies. Trains and cars will follow. Border guards will be on guard for Russian passports ready to say, “Nyet!”
Western brands are fleeing Russia like there’s a plague there. Profits and market caps don’t matter in the future they’re engineering with limitless central bank handouts. It’s all a quaint Woke Inc. performance of a collective mass virtue-signaling exodus that will maroon the nation of 150 million people into a DeLorean with a flux capacitor and a Mr. fusion. Nike, H&M, Adidas, Disney, Netflix, Spotify, plus all the luxury brands favored by the spoiled children of Oligarchs are announcing their departures. No more western consumerist treats for the Russian people.
Visa, Mastercard, Google, and Apple Pay. The suffering must be profound. They’ve all spoken for the wokerati and said “Proshchay my loves! We have not need for your ruble any longer.”
This is heavy.
What is it with this word heavy? Is there something wrong with earth’s gravitational pull in the future?
No. There is something wrong with western man in the future. He has become an embarrassment of arrogance, ignorance and hypocrisy on the world stage. Subdued by decades of decadence he has embraced gluttony and cowardice and reduced himself to a servant for globalist pimps who demand he bend over and take what’s offered.
A new poll reveals this profound ignorance with 74% of Americans wanting a ‘no-fly’ zone implemented over Ukraine. Strangely, in a poll of the same people, only 0.2% wanted to start world war three. Interesting how polls work when honest questions are asked.
There are those who say there is no stage right or left, only the globalist stage, but they might be wrong. There are differences. Why orchestrate a coup in Russia if Putin is a WEF player? We must entertain the possibility that Putin is playing the WEF, that those appearances at Davos were to give the impression of a team player willing to bend Russia over for the Schwabean order only to turn the tables now that he’s seen the future they’re designing and wants no part of it.
In an hour-long podcast episode with James Delingpole, the Ukraine/Russia expert, and former GCHQ analyst Alex Thomson surmises that Putin is not with the global cabal despite his past pretenses. Assuming this is true, and James Corbett is wrong, that makes the enemy of our enemies Putin? It makes sense when you see who the media is portraying as the villain. Remember, this is the CIA-controlled western media, and western governments presently banning any alternative viewpoints. The same people are responsible for instigating this war, managing the propaganda, and pushing Ukrainian civilians to be cannon fodder for western cameras.
Putin is their enemy, and has turned on global management? This is now the potential new scenario given the reaction of the world to Russian aggression in Ukraine. Is Putin still playing his role or is he already past the King’s gambit and eyeing the middle game?
Why topple him with astroturfed domestic antiwar protests and financial ruin if he’s still moving the pieces on the board that he promised to move?
If they do succeed in ousting Putin, you can be sure his successor in waiting is ready to assume the role of WEF puppet. If Putin hasn’t already churned this Borscht, he should be purging anyone who has ever uttered any word remotely kind about global management, including those pandemic Russian oligarchs profiting off covid theatre. Better still he should do us all a favor and send to those grimy globalist bathhouses of Geneva a nice plate of polonium cupcakes.
One thing is certain, Russia will never be the same. Perhaps a move to Russia is in order. No CNN, BBC, or any other CIA-controlled brain-destroying propaganda alphabet networks are allowed there anymore. No western cancerous publications lecture on how brave it is for a man with a penis to swim competitively in a women’s swimsuit, or how models with morbid obesity or obscure dermal maladies are beautiful. No courts to uphold the manipulated desires of teenagers toward life-destroying physiological alterations that will render them suicidal in five years which have become in vogue. No drag queen story hours at children’s libraries or lectures on race guilt or blood guilt privileges that need atoning.
Putin is intent on purging Russia of all western subversive malignancies, eager to take the people in a national DeLorean back to collective anchors of common culture and shared religious morality where strength and unity can flourish again, assuming he can dodge all the western NGO rats presently trying to topple his regime or western neoconservative South Carolina sissies calling for a bullet in his head.
Life in Russia may never be quite the same. The thirty-year dalliance with fetishizing western tangible brand goods, western music, and entertainment - a brief glitch in the Soviet matrix is probably over. Once Ukraine is brought to heel, Putin will move quickly in his re-nationalization aims, but the cultural isolation means that things on that front are certainly back in the USSR. And perhaps, given western civilization’s move to adopt the more hideous elements of the Soviet era, it won’t be such a bad thing.
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Very perceptive--I can only hope your assessment of Putin (much the same as mine) is accurate. If he and Xi can thwart the Davos globalist, the world might once again be a happy place. As an aside on the Heaviness--I can personally testify that at 75, a 50lb sack of goat food weighs a lot more today than it did 20 years ago.
Thanks for translating my foggy sense of dread into words. Excellent!