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CSS participates in conference: “History and Perspectives of Cooperation between Slavic Countries”

By: Jafe Arnold – CSS liaison to Poland CSS participates in conference: “History and Perspectives of Cooperation between Slavic Countries” n December 10th in Wroclaw, Poland, the Association for Poland-East Cooperation hosted an interdisciplinary conference entitled “History and Perspectives of Cooperation … Continue reading →

The Russian Spring in Donbass

War and Statecraft in the Donetsk People’s Republic   By: Dmitry Muza – translated by Jafe Arnold Dmitry Evgenyevich Muza is a doctor of philosophical sciences, a correspondent-member of the Crimean Academy of Sciences, a professor at the Department of Sociology … Continue reading →

An overview of Syncretism in Russia: Orthodoxy and Sovietism

By: Padraig McGrath The Synthetic Public Ideology of Putin’s Russia The reconstruction of the Cathedral of Saint Alexander Nevsky is a microcosm of a broad social reality   ituated adjacent to the Crimean Parliament building in Simferopol, the newly rebuilt Cathedral … Continue reading →

Contact Lines: An Interview with Manuel Ochsenreiter

By: James Porrazzo – US Political Advisor to CSS, Founder of New Resistance pen Revolt is always pleased to feature the work of revolutionary journalist Manuel Ochsenreiter.  Recently, our own James Porrazzo had the chance to talk about recent world … Continue reading →

The New-Old Left vs. the “Theater of the Absurd”

An Interview with Czech Communist Ideologist Josef Skala – Part 2  By: Alexander Gegalchiy – translated by Jafe Arnold Based out of Prague, Czech Republic, Alexander Gegalchiy is President of the International Russian Award Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting and … Continue reading →

Czech Communists for Donbass and Multipolarity

An Interview with Czech Communist Ideologist Josef Skala – Part 1  By: Dr. Eduard Popov – translated by Jafe Arnold Eduard Popov is a Rostov State University graduate with a PhD in history and philosophy. In 2008, he founded the Center … Continue reading →

Kaminski on Pavel Gubarev’s “The Torch of Novorossiya”

A Review of Gubarev’s book on the Donbass Revolution and Orthodox-Communist Syncretism By: Jacek C. Kaminski – translated by Jafe Arnold Jacek C. Kaminski is a Polish journalist and leftist activist. He is an editor of “Socjalizm Teraz” (Socialism Now), the co-founder of the Movement for Social Justice, and the Polish representative of the International […]

CSS participates in conference “Balkans and Middle East: Interconnections and Intersections”

 By: Jafe Arnold  CSS participates in conference “Balkans and Middle East: Interconnections and Intersections” n Wednesday morning, March 24th in Belgrade, Serbia, several dozen students, scholars, analysts, and distinguished guests including diplomatic representatives from Tunisia, Libya, Iran, Syria, Iraq, and Republika Srpska gathered at the University of Belgrade’s Faculty of International Politics and Security for […]

Pacifism for Whom? An Ode to the God of War

By: Gustavo Aguiar  Translated by: Jafe Arnold  Pacifism for Whom? An Ode to the God of War “Only the dead have seen the end of war” – Plato  n the 1960’s, at the height of the hippie movement and amidst protests against the Vietnam War, a new type of man emerged: the pacifist man whose […]

Tragedy & Farce: Reconsidering Marxian Superstructural Analysis of Heterodox Social Movements

 By: Jafe Arnold  Tragedy & Farce: Reconsidering Marxian Superstructural Analysis of Heterodox Social Movements  Part II: A Heuristic Reconsideration of Marxism and Modernity in Eurasia  n the introduction to this series, we presented and provided some cursory remarks on the general topic of our investigation. We drew attention to the problematic application of Marx’s thesis […]

The “Polish Question” at a Crossroads

By: Jafe Arnold The “Polish Question” at a Crossroads ver the past several months, the geopolitical role of Poland in relation to the war in Ukraine and Eurasian and European integration projects has once again become an increasingly frequently visited topic. On the one hand, recent presidential and parliamentary elections in Poland have reshuffled the […]

Changing Turkish-Russian Relations

 By: Paul Antonopolous Changing Turkish-Russian Relations Turkey appears unable to grasp Russia’s resolve and long-term planning  ovember 24 2015 will forever mark the turning in Turkish and Russian relations. The Russian Sukhoi Su-24M tactical bomber jet was shot down by two Turkish F-16 Fighting Falcon jets. The Russian bomber was conducting sorties upon the request from […]

The Rise and Transformation of American Militarism and Imperialism after World War Two

  By:  Andrés Barrera González, edited by Joaquin Flores – PhD in Political Science and Sociology, Profesor Titular at the University Complutense of Madrid. The Rise and Transformation of American Militarism and Imperialism after World War Two Part I:  Europe After World War Two  Throughout the 19th century world affairs were dominated by Europe’s great colonial and imperial […]

Analysis of US and Israel Foreign Policy in IR Theory Perspective

 By: Joaquin Flores Analysis of US and Israel Foreign Policy in IR Theory Perspective The ”Yinon” Plan for Greater Israel he general public is thought to be often exposed to various printed opinion pieces and editorials weighing the pros and cons of the present international system, and the role of the US within it. Many […]

Tragedy & Farce: Marxian Superstructural Analysis of Heterodox Social Movements

 By: J. Arnoldski and Joaquin Flores Tragedy & Farce: Marxian Superstructural Analysis of Heterodox Social Movements Part I: Utopia vs. Myth,  the Poetry of the Past, and Social Revolution –  a general introduction to this series Introduction Let us begin by resolving that there were three socio-political ideologies of modernity – liberalism, communism, and fascism; the 1st, 2nd, and […]

A Brief History of Serbian Socialism, Part I

  By: Stevo M. Lapchevich – translated from Serbian by Novak Drashkovic                                  & edited by Joaquin Flores A Brief History of Serbian Socialism, Part One Editor’s note: The Center for Syncretic Studies has begun this historical research project in connection […]

Electric Yerevan and Lessons on the Color-Spring Tactic

 by : Joaquin Flores   Electric Yerevan & Lessons on the Color-Spring Tactic   he Electric Yerevan protest provides us with an excellent opportunity to review some of the basic underlying mechanics and psychology of the Color-Spring tactic.  It is important to share these publicly, for it is indeed probable that the Color-Spring tactic will be […]

The Effectiveness of Soviet Interwar Foreign Policy

 By: Andrew Korybko The Effectiveness of Soviet Interwar Foreign Policy oviet foreign policy before the Cold War has contradictorily been described as either being pragmatic and realistic or ineffective and idealistic. The true nature of interwar Soviet foreign policy lies somewhere in between both extreme designations. Although the Soviet Union did bungle some foreign policy […]

The Birth of Zmiana and the Syncretic Struggle in Poland

 By:  J. Arnoldski   The Birth of Zmiana and the Syncretic Struggle in Poland     n February 21, 2015, anti-globalization activists from across the Polish political spectrum gathered in the building of the Polish Teachers’ Union in Warsaw for the founding congress of the new political party, Zmiana (Change).  Despite derision by the Polish […]

Spirituality, Marxism, And The Future Of Religion

 By: Angel Millar   Spirituality, Marxism, and the Future of Religion   In one of the more surprising remarks of the year so far, “as far as social-economic theory is concerned,”said the Dalai Lama in January, “I am still a Marxist.” Religion, spirituality, and socialism and capitalism have, perhaps, crisscrossed for well over a century […]

Beyond Left and Right, Beyond Red and White: Framing the Liberation War in Donbass

 By: Nina Kouprianova Beyond Left and Right, Beyond Red and White: Framing the Liberation War in Donbass ( originally published here ) “There are no separate Russia or Ukraine, but one Holy Rus” – Elder Iona of Odessa The year 2014 saw an unprecedented surge of patriotism in contemporary Russia, which resulted in popularizing the notion […]

The Crimean Tatars are ready to help Turkey to lay the way to Russia and Eurasia

 By: Tesha Teshanovic The Crimean Tatars are ready to help Turkey to lay the way to Russia and Eurasia From the begining of crisis in Ukraine and referendum on joining of Crimea to Russian federation, many of the western media have speculated what kind of efect will the crisis have on Tartar national minority that exists […]

The Beautiful Truth about Minsk II & The Debaltsevo Debacle

  By: Joaquin Flores The Beautiful Truth about Minsk II & The Debaltsevo Debacle   n February 12th, on the day Minsk II was signed by the contact group as agreed to by the Normandy 4, we wrote: “These are the relevant factors which produce the strong sense that these Normandy 4 meetings involve some […]

The Battle of Wills between the West and Russia: Which Side Will Win?

 By: Joshua Tartakovsky The Battle of Wills between the West and Russia:  Which Side Will Win?   From the very beginning or emergence of the Ukraine crisis, as details of the coup emerged and Crimea was, in the eyes of the west – annexed by Russia – it became clear that we are heading to […]

The Disintegration of the United States and the Fourth Political Theory: A Brief Overview

 By: Joaquin Flores   The Disintegration of the United States and the Fourth Political Theory: A Brief Overview [originally published at the Greanville Post ]   he emerging debate over the potential and application for a Fourth Political Theory (4PT) in the United States is one of increasing concern and importance within the present world-crisis.  In […]

Dimitrios Papageorgiou and Joshua Tartakovsky: Syriza – fraud or savior of Greece?

 By: Tesha Teshanovic Dimitrios Papageorgiou and Joshua Tartakovsky: Syriza – fraud or savior of Greece? We decided to interview two persons with opposing views on Syriza. First one is Dimitrios Papageorgiou, greek right wing journalist from Athenes , second one is Joshua Tartakovsky, independent left wing journalist and film maker from Jerusalim. How do you comment the […]

Tribune: Russian Spring- The Ukrainian Crisis and Prospects of Federal State of Novorossiya

 By: J.V Capone Tribune: Russian Spring- The Ukrainian Crisis and Prospects of Federal State of Novorossiya [The following is a translation of an article about this public educational, co-sponsored by the Center for Syncretic Studies, which appeared in New Serbian Political Thought (NSPM) Magazine, in Serbia.  Оргинал на српском се може наћии на овом линку – […]

Mainstream and Alternative Approaches to Regional Subsystems

 By: Andrew Korybko Mainstream and Alternative Approaches to Regional Subsystems Multipolarity, Big Spaces, Eurasianism, Ethnogenesis, and the Clash of Civilizations [The following brief is from a series in our exclusive collection of the previously unpublished notes and works of the … Continue reading →

Boris Nad: We are Witnessing a Deep Crisis in the Model that is Offered by the EU and USA

 By: Tesa Tesanovic We are Witnessing a Deep Crisis in the Model that is Offered by the EU and USA Member of the Executive Board of the Center for Syncretic Studies, Boris Nad, has given an interview for Serbian news portal Srbin.info, which we are reproducing. The price of oil has risen in last 6 months on lowest level since […]

Cui bono? Why 12-15 Was an Inside Job

 By: N Wahid Azal Cui bono? Why 12-15 Was an Inside Job The Australian deep state, manufacturing domestic consent, gearing for a future war with Iran, fueling Islamophobia, the patsy “mad sheikh” Man Haron Monis and the Lindt café siege … Continue reading →

Manuel Ochsenreiter: Тoday´s Тhreat to Europe is the US Occupation

Manuel Ochsenreiter: Тoday´s Тhreat to Europe is the US Occupation    Interviewer: Dragana Trifkovic * Manuel Ochsenreiter  is an award winning German journalist who regularly appears on RT covering subjects ranging from US military and economic hegemony in the world, to socio-political matters within Europe. … Continue reading →

Otpor, Canvas and Terrorism

  By: Dr. Misha Djurkovic  Otpor, Canvas and Terrorism [We highly recommend that readers interested in this matter familiarize themselves with our prior articles on this most important subject. The terms ‘Gene Sharp’ and ‘Otpor’ can be entered into the search … Continue reading →

The Future Of Eurasia: Prolegomena for the Geopolitical Integration of the Continent

  By: Leonid V. Savin    (translated by Kristina Kharlova)   The Future Of Eurasia: Prolegomena for the Geopolitical Integration of the Continent    The beginning of the 21st century has not been as rosy as it was described by futurologists and planned … Continue reading →

The Color Revolution Model: An Exposé of the Core Mechanics

 By:  Andrew Korybko The Color Revolution Model: An Exposé of the Core Mechanics —– [ Note:  The Color Revolution and Arab Spring phenomenon is one which receives particular attention at CSS, because it is one of the primary tactics used … Continue reading →

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – TTIP – Cui Bono?

 By: Paul Carline TTIP – Cui Bono? Who does the TTIP really benefit?   [Editor’s note:  The following article is an exposition of the views of Rudolf Steiner, which after a general description of his view of evil in particular, focuses on … Continue reading →

The Sorosazzi do Protest Too Much

 By: N Wahid Azal The Sorosazzi do Protest Too Much   Disentangling the case of Reyhaneh Jabbari in Iran from its Western memeocracy f the Italian term paparazzi (first coined by Federico Fellini in his film La Dolce Vita)[1] has gained … Continue reading →

The Ukrainian Failed State: Analysis of Phase 3

 By:  Joaquin Flores The Ukrainian Failed State: Analysis of Phase 3 Part 6 in our series Sunday’s election sees an increase in ‘anti-Russian’ representation in the Rada: US-backed Pravy Sektor and Svoboda pressure on the US-backed Kiev Junta corroborates a Phase 3 … Continue reading →

The 2014 World Ayahuasca Conference in Ibiza: the NGO Globalist Polyarchy and the Dangers of Soros

 By: N Wahid Azal The 2014 World Ayahuasca Conference in Ibiza: the NGO Globalist Polyarchy and the Dangers of Soros[i]   In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful! ne of the many undercurrents of contemporary geopolitics is increasingly … Continue reading →

Theoretical Views on Ukrainian Nationalism, Socialism and Capitalism since the Dissolution of the USSR

  By: Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson Theoretical Views on Ukrainian Nationalism, Socialism and Capitalism since the Dissolution of the USSR   he disturbing events in the first two months of 2014 show the severity of the Ukrainian issue and its significance … Continue reading →

Explaining The Battle For Donetsk Airport

   By: J.V Capone Explaining The Battle For Donetsk Airport Video: interview with Joaquin Flores – 9 minutes he Donetsk airport served not a direct military role, but a political one, as Flores explains in this 9 minute piece.  The US … Continue reading →

The Never-Ending End of History and the Recurrence of the Last Man

  by:  George Markoff The Never-Ending End of History and the Recurrence of the Last Man   Francis Fukuyama in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia ecently I had a chance to attend an open lecture of the world renowned political theoretician, … Continue reading →

Eurasia Movement Interviews Boris Nad on Novorossiya

 By: Alexandr Bovdunov Eurasia Movement Interviews Boris Nad on Novorossiya   Bovdunov  Nad   Bovdunov:  How do you assess the current events in the east of Ukraine? What is the meaning of the current geopolitical conflict?   Nad: On the face of … Continue reading →

Understanding the Astounding Novorossiyan Victories

 By: Joaquin Flores Understanding the Astounding Novorossiyan Victories heatrical fusion into actual-real events in Novorossiya and Ukraine have progressed such that informed readers and analysts alike were unprepared for the ‘Astounding’ reversal of fortune suffered by the KJ.  Often retrospectively are critical moments in … Continue reading →

Interview with Socialist Leader James Porrazzo

 By: Tesha Teshanovic “Everyone in Serbia who believes in the good intentions of the United States makes a big mistake” – James Porrazzo In the United States, despite massive brainwashing of people using globalist ideas, there are people who think differently. … Continue reading →