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Australian Media reactions to Tucker Carlson vs Vladimir Putin

From Jorg Probst’s Think For Yourself Blog It was without a doubt the interview of the year. On 6 February 2024, US journalist Tucker Carlson talked with Russian president Vladimir Putin. Even more fascinating than the 2-hour conversation itself was how the… Continue Reading →

The Best of 2022: Experts Warned For Years That NATO Expansion Would Lead To This

By Caitlin Johnstone. Chris Hedges introduces his latest article for Scheer Post, titled “Chronicle of a War Foretold“, with the following: “After the fall of the Soviet Union, there was a near universal understanding among political leaders that NATO expansion would… Continue Reading →


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Garry Kasparov spent twenty years as one of the world’s most luminously intelligent chess players. In 2005, he retired from professional chess to lead the pro-democracy opposition against Vladimir Putin, and ran for the presidency of Russia in 2008. In 2012, he was named Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation, succeeding Vaclav Havel. He has been a contributing editor to the Wall Street Journal since 1991, and his 2007 book, How Life Imitates Chess has been published in twenty-six languages. He lives in self- imposed exile in New York with his wife, Dasha. In this bold and important book, Garry Kasparov argues that Vladimir Putin’s dangerous global ambitions have been ignored for too long – and he won’t be stopped unless the West stands up to him. Garry Kasparov has been a vocal critic of Putin for over a decade, even leading the pro-democracy opposition in the 2008 Presidential election. Yet years of seeing his Cassandra-like prophecies about Putin’s intentions fulfilled have left Kasparov with the realization of a darker truth: Putin’s Russia, like ISIS or Al Qaeda, defines itself in opposition to the free countries of the world.

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