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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 in

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 &

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 &;

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 &;

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 &;

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.

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 Univers

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 [&;]

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 produ

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 [&amp

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.

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.

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 &;

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 [&;]

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.

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 &

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 &;

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 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, &;

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?

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.