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AUDIO: Brian Gerrish on Perspective with Jesse Zurawell – 17 June

Journalist Brian Gerrish – co-host and founder of UKColumn – joins Jesse for the most recent episode of Perspective, where they discuss “special military operation” in Ukraine. The more-heated-than-usual talk opens up questions about the reliability or accuracy of casualty figures from either side.

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Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 25, 2023 1:11 AM

I’m glad I’d stopped following these Putinista sock-puppets long before 2022. On Feb 21 they get their pre-invasion assessment totally wrong – not even considering it possible that Putin would order an invasion. Then, on Feb 25, they simply regurgitate the Putinista talking-points to justify the invasion – which a few days earlier would have been against Putin’s interests. And Henningsen pushes the claim that Putin has already achieved two objectives – including “de-militarizing Ukraine”. In between, on Feb 23, they do similar sock-puppetry for the Donbas land-grab.

I got 10 mins into the Feb 25 video before giving up (similar for the other videos). If they anywhere acknowledge how wrong they were pre-invasion, please let me know.

Henningsen also pushes the lie that Ukraine, USA, UK were responsible for the paramilitary “Nazi” attacks on the Donbass. However, these were organised by Kolomoisky – who got his money from the Kremlin via Abramovich – and his weapons and mercenaries from Israel.

https://www.ukcolumn.org/ukcolumn-news/uk-column-news-21st-february-2022
Monday, 21st February 2022
Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson, David Scott and Kety Jo Murfin

https://www.ukcolumn.org/ukcolumn-news/uk-column-news-23rd-february-2022
Wednesday, 23rd February 2022
Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson, Alex Thomson and Debi Evans

https://www.ukcolumn.org/ukcolumn-news/uk-column-news-25th-february-2022
Friday, 25th February 2022
Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen

https://genius.com/Vladimir-putin-press-conference-on-the-situation-in-ukraine-annotated
Press conference on the situation in Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin of Russia takes questions from the Russian media on March 3, 2014, following Russian military action in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula.
Released: March 4, 2014

For example, Mr Kolomoisky was appointed Governor of Dnepropetrovsk. This is a unique crook. He even managed to cheat our oligarch Roman Abramovich two or three years ago. Scammed him, as our intellectuals like to say. They signed some deal, Abramovich transferred several billion dollars, while this guy never delivered and pocketed the money. When I asked him [Abramovich]: “Why did you do it?” he said: “I never thought this was possible.” I do not know, by the way, if he ever got his money back and if the deal was closed. But this really did happen a couple of years ago. And now this crook is appointed Governor of Dnepropetrovsk. No wonder the people are dissatisfied. They were dissatisfied and will remain so if those who refer to themselves the legitimate authorities continue in the same fashion.

NixonScraypes
NixonScraypes
Jun 22, 2023 10:16 PM

I recall seeing reports of Ukrainian oligarchs flying off to their Swiss villas when hostilities started. Then a broadcast by Zelensky in which he described a truly multicultural free Ukraine after kicking out the Russians. So I see that as meaning that half of the Ukrainian men get killed so they can be replaced by Africans and Middle Easteners as an easily manipulated labour force. The oligarchs return to exploit them and run the country with their mafias and corporations. The international banks loan the money to the corporations to rebuild the shattered infrastructure, to their stupendous profit. Business as usual for the past few thousand years. The Russian oligarchs and banks clean up too, a nice little earner. That’s what’s going on. Or you might call it premeditated MURDER MOST FOUL.

Dave
Dave
Jun 22, 2023 5:00 PM

OK Dad!
Dad is a sheep dipped Patsy.
Zurawell is an inquisitive fellow seeing the larger Agenda: the new world order.
Henningson is a taint agent too, him and his flat earth pope Steve Falconer

Ronald
Ronald
Jun 20, 2023 12:17 AM

Round 1;
Gerrish 1
Jesse 0
Gerrish seemed not at all unreasonable.

In my world WEF graduate Putin and dancing comedian Zelensky could well be, and likely are, on the same team.
They win, we lose.
As is so often the case….

There’ll be an escalation no doubt….just to take our minds of insurmountable fraudulent debt, a monstrous rising vaccine death toll, and a step toward the fruition of nefarious agendas….

Brianborou
Brianborou
Jun 19, 2023 7:52 PM

Gerrish discuss in further detail the KIA/ WIA in the Ukrainian conflict plus what the City of London plus it subsidiaries have in store for the future of Ukraine.

https://www.ukcolumn.org/video/uk-column-news-19th-june-2023

Jeffrey Strahl
Jeffrey Strahl
Jun 18, 2023 7:25 PM

My comments. This segment does have a redeeming featureIn it, Zurawell demonstrates poise, calmness, command of facts, and emotion, while maintaining total respect for a guest, not trying to outshout him. Gerrish, the co-editor of UK Column, who requested to appear to respond to Zurawell’s critique on his Telegram channel of UK Column’s coverage of the conflict, acted like a pompous, self-important, loud-mouthed, arrogant jerk. He’d often speak for long stretches, and then interrupt Zurawell when he tried responding. His behavior seems so typical of former British military/intelligence officers who have turned into dissidents, believing that the rubes and peasants can’t possibly understand what’s going on, like they do.  He reminded me of Alex Thompson who was interviewed in the first couple of weeks of the war by prominent western pro-Russian blogger/analyst Vanessa Beeley.

Gerrish repeatedly accused Zurawell of siding with the Ukrainian regime, and by implication, the US/NATO, insinuating this was related to Zurawell’s ancestry (Ukrainian on his father’s side), no matter how often Zurawell stated he wasn’t for either “side,” indeed questioned the notion that there are really two “sides” here, though he never got to explain what he meant (that these are two interest groups within the global powers-that-shouldn’t-be, pushing the Great Reset/4IR). He denigrated any information sources provided by Zurawell, including a website run by Russian military vets, officers in the Russian Army, which is very pro-Russian and downright racist toward Ukrainians, while advancing his own unverifiable numbers, making it all about the level of Ukrainian casualties. Zurawell deserves many kudos for his model behavior through this.

les online
les online
Jun 19, 2023 11:22 PM
Reply to  Jeffrey Strahl

Thanks for the interpretation…

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 18, 2023 2:32 PM

Pompeo vs Kissinger

Forget the appeasement pushed by Kissinger in early 2022, forget the status-quo-ante, Ukraine will be restored to its 1991 borders.

https://web.archive.org/web/20230517162335/https://www.economist.com/kissinger-highlights
May 17, 2023

Over two days in late April 2023, The Economist spent almost eight hours in conversation with Henry Kissinger. We have published an article assessing how America’s former secretary of state and national-security adviser sees an urgent need for America and China to repair their relations. We have also published a transcript of the interview. What follows here are eight highlights.

Mr Kissinger lauds Volodymyr Zelensky as an “extraordinary leader”, who is wise to welcome Chinese diplomatic efforts in Ukraine. He explains how he has changed his view to support Ukraine’s membership of nato (saying it is in Russia’s interest, too), warning that Europe’s leaders are wrong to waver on its membership.

Both UK Column and Caitlin Johnstone discussed Pompeo’s Hudson Institute speech; and both were equally dismissive in much the same style.

https://caityjohnstone.medium.com/mike-pompeos-revealing-hudson-institute-speech-cb88e89ee391
https://www.ukcolumn.org/index.php/video/uk-column-news-8th-july-2022
20:11 – BBC Pushing For Maximum War In Ukraine
22:37 – Perpetual War [covers Pompeo’s speech]

However, neither make reference to the Budapest Memorandum. Given that it’s probably the most imperative and serious point made by Pompeo, failure to mention it is a major omission

Michael Pompeo: War, Ukraine, and a Global Alliance for Freedom
Jun 24, 2022
Hudson Institute

Putin’s war on Ukraine is a pivotal event in post-Cold War politics; this unjust war seeks to annihilate the existence of a free and independent country. What does this portend for world democracies? How does it impact America’s ongoing top strategic priority that centers on the existential threat from China? Why should a machinist in Wichita or a schoolteacher in Des Moines care about what happens in the Donbas?

Hudson’s Distinguished Fellow, the 70th U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, will deliver a major speech to answer all these questions followed by a conversation with Distinguished Fellow Walter Russell Mead.

Transcript:
https://www.hudson.org/events/2122-virtual-event-war-ukraine-and-a-global-alliance-for-freedom62022

Mead:
Look, the thing is too that we’re looking at post-war, would Ukraine belong in NATO, do you think, or what do we do? Because they had the Budapest Memorandum, these beautiful signed declarations. It didn’t seem to do … even the sacred UN Charter doesn’t seem to have restrained Russian aggression. What do they need? What should we do?

Pompeo:
Yeah. I don’t know exactly what that looks like. It looks like something more than the Budapest Memorandum. There has to be something there that is bigger, whether it’s formal entry into NATO. I don’t buy the theory that if Ukraine was in NATO, this would’ve spurred even greater Russian aggression. I don’t. I think that’s silly on its face. I’m not worried about escalation. I want to make sure we get it right.

When we bring NATO into it, I must say, the Europeans have to step up. This is an imperative. This isn’t American bluster. It’s not Donald Trump reading the riot act to the Europeans, or Mike Pompeo giving Hamas a hard time. This is serious stuff. If America’s going to do its global leadership role in confronting the Chinese Communist Party, it must be the case that Europe actually chooses to defend itself, for the first time in decades. I mean no mal-intent to any of the European peoples, but math is really easy with respect to Europeans simply saying, “We’d rather do business than soldiering.” They need to do some soldiering. When we think about what Eastern Ukraine will look like, what that eastern front will look like, the European eastern front will look like in the aftermath of this, it needs to have a heavy European component.

I have one more thought on the Budapest Memorandum. When’s the next time somebody’s going to give up their nuclear weapons if we don’t defend Ukraine? I left it out of my remarks today, but imagine the next time some nation has a nuclear weapon and we say, “Hey, just hand them over to so-and-so, and it’ll all be good there.” Chairman Kim is watching, I assure you. Every Arab nation who’s thinking about their own nuclear program is watching. The Iranians are watching. The Iranians are probably watching through my cell phone. This is serious stuff, if we walk away from a commitment that the United Kingdom and the United States made in signing that document. We shouldn’t forget about the proliferation risk that’s created if we simply say, “Nope, Ukraine, you’re on your own.”

Rhys Jaggar
Rhys Jaggar
Jun 18, 2023 6:10 PM

The concept of Mike Pompeo talking about ‘freedom’ is rather like a rapist talking about consensual sex….

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 18, 2023 11:50 PM
Reply to  Rhys Jaggar

In your view, how is freedom secured?

Grafter
Grafter
Jun 19, 2023 10:56 AM

Certainly not through fascism and ethnic cleansing.

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 19, 2023 1:59 PM
Reply to  Grafter

Try answering the question with a positive, constructive or affirmative statement:

Freedom is secured by . . .

Example:

These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated.

Thomas Paine
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_American_Crisis

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 20, 2023 3:52 PM
Reply to  Grafter

fascism and ethnic cleansing

You mean this:

https://www.geopolitika.ru/en/article/russia-needs-novorossiya
Russia Needs Novorossiya
Nicholas Nicholaides
18.10.2017

Russia needs Novorossiya and Malorossiya – at least the part of Malorossiya that is east of the Dnepr river. These parts are not “ukrainian”, they never were and they never will be! These parts are as genuinely russian as Moscow or St Peterburg but because of a historical mistake – the break-up of the Soviet Union in stead of the modernisation of it – these parts are now outside of mother Russia.

. . . the “border” between Russia and former “Ukraine” has not been ratified by Russia after the break-up of the CCCP so in reality “Ukraine” does not have real established and ratified borders with Russia! This is a fact that should be used to either depose the Kiev nazi regime and make all of former “Ukraine” democratic, federated and pro-russian or to liberate the parts that are still not nazi-infected, that means Novorossiya and all lands east of the Dnepr river. When these lands are free from the nazis then there will be no american missiles there aiming at Moscow and no american navyships in Odessa harbor.

The future of Russia as an independent state and world leader in a multipolar world will be determined in Novorossiya.

The battle for Novorossiya (and eastern Malorossiya) will be determined in the Kreml. As soon as the russian leaders decide to liberate Novorossiya it will be so . . .

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Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 19, 2023 2:25 PM

ZeroHedge and InfoWars Push Kissinger’s “Multipolarity” World Order

https://www.newswars.com/kissinger-warns-washington-accept-new-multipolar-global-system-or-face-a-pre-wwi-geopolitical-situation
NewsWars: October 15, 2022
Originally: By Zero Hedge, April 10, 2021

Kissinger Warns Washington: Accept New Multipolar Global System Or Face A Pre-WWI Geopolitical Situation

In a recent Chatham House webinar with former British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, 97-year-old Kissinger called on the U.S. to create a balance with existing global forces . . . [see Newsweek article]

Kissinger’s career is washed in blood . . . However, his most recent statement about the U.S. and the international system is actually a mature proposal that would be beneficial for world peace if the Biden administration accepts his advice that the global order is changing. It is unlikely that Washington is ready to unilaterally end its hard and soft power aggression as it falsely believes it can maintain a unipolar order. It is always difficult for Great Powers to accept that the world has changed, especially when it is to their detriment.

In the end, Washington will have to resort to a strategy resembling Kissinger’s suggestion of finding equilibrium, whilst also accepting the multipolar reality that has been established.

https://www.newsweek.com/endless-us-china-contest-catastrophic-conflict-henry-kissinger-1579010
Endless U.S.-China Contest Risks ‘Catastrophic’ Conflict, Henry Kissinger Warns
March 26, 2021

Veteran diplomat Henry Kissinger has warned that the U.S. and China must come to an understanding on international affairs or risk “catastrophic” conflict that will benefit neither nation. Speaking with former British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt in a Chatham House webinar on Thursday, Kissinger said that “endless” competition between the world’s two largest economies risks unforeseen escalation and subsequent conflict, a situation made more dangerous by artificial intelligence and futuristic weaponry.

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 20, 2023 7:31 PM

Brendon O’Connell is now recognising the importance of Pompeo in derailing Belt & Road – a.k.a. the Multipolar World Order – but he’s still wrong about Trump’s role. Instead, Trump is part of a military operation which includes Pence and Pompeo. Trump’s role within this operation was to win the election and to create the theatrical appearance of a presidency – while the military got on with the real stuff.

Go to @ 15:18 in the video for a very brief mention of Pompeo – and a reference to the following:

https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/pompeo-and-netanyahu-deliver-remarks-ahead-meeting-in-jerusalem-live-627827
Pompeo puts Netanyahu on the spot over China and coronavirus
Iran, coronavirus, Trump peace plan on the meeting’s agenda.
May 13, 2020

Pompeo’s public comments were an escalation of public pressure on Israel regarding the China issue, to which Netanyahu replied noncommittally.

The Secretary of State continued in this vein in an interview with KAN, saying: “We want the Chinese people to be successful, but we don’t want the Chinese Communist Party to have access to Israeli infrastructure and to Israeli communication systems – all of the things that put Israeli citizens at risk, and in turn – put the capacity for America to work alongside Israel on important projects at risk as well. We think these risks are very real, and we share information about that.”

Pompeo added that he thinks Netanyahu and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, with whom he met, fully understood the risks, even more so after China “deceived the world” about the severity of coronavirus.

191. Murdoch & Kissinger back RFK – Reserecting The Multi Polar World Order
Brendon Lee O’Connell
Jun 11, 2023

The circus rolls on towards 2024. De’Santis appears done. So, RFK looks a good bet to keep people distracted for a while. RFK hangs with Murdoch & Kissingers good buddy Elon Musk. So, ya know, nothing to see here.

A long conga line of Putin groupies continue to live in their Vlad Bot Land world, where the manly man from Moscow is their savior against the NWO, Davos and The Bankers. We beg to differ and it is getting past the point of ridiculousness.

00:00 – Introduction
06:04 – Trump, De’Santis, Elon Musk and RFK – the clown show continues.
14:35 – Murdoch backs progressive immigration policy.
15:18 – Covid and the Multi Polar World Order Plan. Mike Pompeo says no to Bi Bi. Kissinger & Murdoch, getting rid of Trump.
17:15 – Erik Trump hates Jews? Or are they part of forcing American Jews to Greater Israel? “FBI Source In Russia Probe Says Israeli’s Are Spies Who Should Be Killed.” Would you release a virus to cover up that story?
22:41 – U.S Bases in Syria to remain “indefinately”.
27:37 – Ukrainian offensive
42:25 – 11 Reasons Why BRICS Will Fail
48:43 – Past is prolouge, my long complaints about critical infrastructure.
55:27 – Taliban and Iran exchange heavy fire at the border. Now you know why General Millie left all that equipment there. How’s that China Belt & Road working out again for everyone?
1:04:15 – Mossad, a boat, and a few drownings. Move along. “These things are handled quietly.”
1:06:05 – FBI traitor Robert Hanson dies in Super max prison.
1:13:36 – Conclusion

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 22, 2023 2:20 PM

11 Reasons Why BRICS Will Fail
(Video recommendation by Brendon O’Connell)

WolvesAndFinance
Apr 10, 2023
BRICS has been trending this week, as more nations apply to China to join BRICS, a new currency that will compete against the US dollar. In this video, I am going to show you some statistics that a lot of people do not know about and show you why I think BRICS will fail.

arielazalexander
arielazalexander
Jun 18, 2023 1:48 PM

(1) ASHAMED & DISGUSTED WITH THE BBC – YouTube

I wrote this in 2016, for this and many others I do not get ANY AIRTIME. Ever.
This one’s a bit ragged. I was i a hurry to get it out, but I think it makes its point.

arielazalexander
arielazalexander
Jun 18, 2023 1:38 PM

On the subject of maps, Brian, when we were scouting for a site for the 2001 Croatian International Rainbow Gathering, the best map we could find was actually ‘wrong’ in the physical features of the landscape we were looking at.
So I asked ex-Croatian Special Forces ‘how come’ and they told me it was deliberate policy to confuse ‘invaders’ likely ‘armoured’ and draw them into ‘pinch points’ where they could be more easily ‘dealt with.’
We have met long conversation at AV6 or 7.
Regards

Grafter
Grafter
Jun 18, 2023 12:40 PM

Zurawell appears to be seriously delusional concerning the predicament of Ukraine under the control of the Banderite loving fascists whose American backers have escalated this war into becoming a nuclear confrontation. Brian Gerrish speaks truth and factual evidence in response to Zurawell’s subjective analysis.

Jane in France
Jane in France
Jun 18, 2023 12:13 PM

It would be good to have more discussions like this one between alternative media types with opposing points of view: Both Brian and Jesse remained calm, there was no shouting and very little interruption: For once you felt that they really did want to disseminate information and increase knowledge rather than make a point: Well done: Sorry about the colons: For some reason my computer won’t give me a full stop on the Off Guardian site:

Simon
Simon
Jun 19, 2023 2:46 PM
Reply to  Jane in France

pareil: it’s the azerty keyboard:

brianborou
brianborou
Jun 18, 2023 10:03 AM

An interesting discussion which tried to shed some light on the state of play in the City of London US/UK/NATO Ukrainan proxy war. Gerrish was trying, despite Jurawell^s interruptions and attempts to go off on a tangent, to establish how disastrous this war has been for the Ukrainian armed forces KIA and WIA .

The facts : that all over Ukraine is covered in fresh graves many accompanied with military burials, males in the ages from 16-70 are being kidnapped off the streets and press ganged into the Ukrainian military and the vast majority of its Soviet era military equipment has been destroyed and replaced with a hodge podge of NATO equipment, besides its aviation being almost obliterated, should give credence to Gerrish^s point of the catastrophic losses of the Ukrainian military.

Moreover, the fact that so many newly formed UKrainan brigades in many NATO countries should be another facet to the enormity of the losses of personnel in the conflict.

Woowoo
Woowoo
Jun 18, 2023 8:17 AM

Off G shilling.

Journalist LOL regurgitator off establishment talking points, Bullshit Brian Gerrish is naval intelligence – co-host and founder of UKColumn..

Brian Gerrish of U.K colon. The BBC in MIC altmedia got his original funding and was setup with serious help ££££££ from Sheila Butler, widower, the daughter of Earl the niece to Lord Kitchener, who set up (genuine) concentration camps in the Boer War. 
Sheila Butler also funded the British National Party (BNP).

Listener funded LOL. Independent media LOL.
He like many others shill establishment talking points with a Conservative Christian fantasy off... if we get the correct people representatives in power we can live in a political run government utopia. quite amazing how U.k colon has got quite a lot of there old stuff they did wipe of the net, try looking for the video that made them internet famous back in the day with the arrest of a judge (look how fake scripted it was).

Trustworthy alt media insert sarcasm emoji U.k Colon (Uk collide with the government) exclusive interview (normal folks cant get a MP to appear on a talk show yet U>K Colon could (2 weeks before the local selections) in 2022 with trust worthy Sir C3hristopher 3hope an Conservative MP with fake concerns about the vaccine injury’s who twitter page showed him endorsing all the boosters and the fake testing kit and lockdown, the interview itself was a tester with scripted questions and that where Andrew Bridgen PR team which Laurence fox who is now on shill be news called (GBNEWS) is apart off with links to the establishment.

Guess who helped Andrew Bridgen with his PR? Laurence fox (actor) “reclaim” party with links to the establishment apart of this new alt media circuit (mainly christian heavily funded conservatives MIC alt media clown circuit echo chamber) which just regurgitates MSM talking points.

Grafter
Grafter
Jun 18, 2023 12:45 PM
Reply to  Woowoo

Do you work for the BBC ?

Matt Black
Matt Black
Jun 19, 2023 8:11 AM
Reply to  Woowoo

Gerrish, Bridgen & Fox are all in the Brotherhood -fact

Duckman
Duckman
Jun 18, 2023 7:58 AM

an interesting piece by sergey karaganov re the situation russia find themselves in:

https://stateofthenation.co/?p=171616

attempting to pidgeon hole the situation in ukr is not a binary choice, that is a western perception of which we are all guilty

many are aware of the so called “13 families”, whilst seemingly following a script they are also it seems wont to occasionally follow their own path

having been the “fall guy” for so many of the last 5 centuries russia could be excused for wanting to break script, even to the point of following script to the 11th hour then throwing a curve ball

various reports seem to indicate the increase of military presence within american urban areas with what appear to be crowd control equipment

russia have always hinted since early on that they have weaponry that the opposition do not, given the huge achiles heel the west have developed where so many in society will be lost when their wickle “smart phones” turn agin em its possible the attack if it comes will be different to that seen before?

try as we might we just dont get it, we do not have the full picture, we only have parts and must try to resist assembling jig saw pieces that under closer inspection do not even come from the same puzzle, because like a stack of pancakes we are seeing layer upon layer of puzzles, only the chef truly knows which piece of which layer fits where it fits.

outside of that it seems we are in for an interesting time ahead, very soon if all the signs are anything to go by

Disgusted
Disgusted
Jun 18, 2023 7:22 AM

If the ‘learn from history lest you repeat past mistakes’ hold any water, then what I think about the no-pandemic pandemic, the no-war war, and the budding rearrangement of the world, the advent of new technologies, and the arrival of a new societal system is as follows.

First, the previous historical epoch is clearly going though its death throes. You could even say that it’s not just one historical period that’s ending, but that the whole civilization is collapsing. Doesn’t really matter. The shit is hitting the fan. The likelihood for a major shitstorm, including unprecedented violence, is as high as ever. We could be in a 1930s situation, WWIII being just around the corner. Except that the weaponry available today is incomparably more destructive than back then. So, the objective is clear – survive, as unscathed as possible. I’m thinking that it might be a good idea to fuck off to some totally forgotten place. Easier said than done, unfortunately.

Second, if one looks at the time 100 years ago, the state of affairs prior to WWI and post WWII, you get the idea what sort of technological, societal, economic, and whatever other changes can be expected when whatever the fuck is going on now will be ‘resolved’ whenever that happens, and what sort of world there will be.

In this regard, it behooves one not to engage in wishful thinking, like that people will ‘wake up’ and do something, but to rationally assess the actual trends and trajectories and where they will likely lead. As much as the sanitary technocracy that’s in the making makes me puke, shit like AI, robots, and the use thereof in surveilling people and managing life is here to stay, especially if the world goes through a (nearly) apocalyptic period, whereafter the elites will make big-mouthed pronouncement of never letting that happen again.

Hopefully, I won’t live long enough to have to get a fucking QR code on my forehead, but I will discuss this crap with my kids and show them what’s going on. They’ll have to figure out how to handle all the crap. There will be opportunities and there will be people who fall by the wayside, as always. Adaptation is the key.

One thing I couldn’t give a flying fuck about is how the Russkies and the Ukies are doing in the no-war war. It’s clear that this is NATOSTAN’s attempt to salvage its global hegemony. The best outcome would be if Western populations turned massively against the no-war war, toppled their insane governments, and engaged in the pursuit of a harmonious global order, but that’s not happening. Plus, westerners would have to accept a drop in their living standard because the foregoing would mean that they’d no longer be able to parasitically profit from enslaving the rest of the world. So, the threat is that NATOSTAN will resort to more and more aggressive tactics in trying to preserve its hegemony, and so will Russia, which perceives this as a fight for their lives. Beats me how this is gonna play out, it doesn’t look good. So, survival is priority for the moment.

MattC
MattC
Jun 18, 2023 5:14 AM

The Online “Safety” Bill is now at the Committee stage in the House of Lords. Once it is written into U.K. Law it will be a punishable offence to tell the truth. The likes of Brian Gerrish will be silenced as only the establishment narrative will be permitted. Its not clear if even Jesse Zurawell’s Perspective will be allowed.

But hey Ho we are told that we live in a free society and are the world’s leading democracy – correction: we are free to say and think anything we like just so long as it has been approved first.

So called “issues” dressed up as “Political Correctness” are served up to keep the plebs distracted and ensure that they keep accepting being constantly told what they are allowed to do and say despite the fact that the designers and purveyors of this concept are corrupt and clearly evil.

This is a Totalitarian regime which cannot just be voted out peacefully, as the system has been well and truly rigged, the Police have been converted into the State Militia and the so called “Official Opposition” merely regurgitates the same propaganda. Meanwhile the fleecing of ordinary people’s wealth continues as the billionaires behind the narrative continue to plunder us while buying off their stooges.

ChairmanDrusha
ChairmanDrusha
Jun 18, 2023 5:10 AM

Comment sent to pending purgatory because it included a link?

Brewer
Brewer
Jun 18, 2023 2:05 AM

Is it something in tattoo ink that softens the brain or is it that soft-brains are attracted to tattoos?

john dann
john dann
Jun 18, 2023 1:31 AM

Very impressed by Brian Gerrish. Very calm and self contained in a tense interview, he argued his points well.
Jesse Zurawell seems completely captured by western propaganda. He is an example of Russophobia blinding him to the origin, progression and responsibility for this conflict.

One of the most informed people on this subject is Jeffrey Sachs, as he participated in much of the developing history from about 1990. A excellent historical overview was given by him at a recent talk in Austria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAYTBiVJt4Y

mgeo
mgeo
Jun 18, 2023 9:55 AM
Reply to  john dann

Sachs now claims he was against the ruinous policies IMF, WB, etc. imposed on Russia. Did he speak out at that time?

DM:
DM:
Jun 18, 2023 12:34 AM

Excellent argumentation from Brian Gerrish. Not very impressed with the Jesse bloke.

Well, at least Off-G published this. Normally they don’t want to touch any issues related to the UK/US war against Russia with a 10-foor barge pole.

MolecCodicies
MolecCodicies
Jun 18, 2023 3:18 AM
Reply to  DM:

Off G covers it routinely. They just don’t agree that the war is what it appears to be. And they’re correct. They actually are the only site that will touch it from this angle,

Banjo234
Banjo234
Jun 17, 2023 11:37 PM

The puzzling thing is that Brian Gerrish doesn’t seem to be curious about what Zurawell is trying to get at … that it’s hard to see what Russia is about in terms of creating/forcing a possible endgame that is not hideous for itself, Ukraine, possibly the whole of Europe and the USA as well. Russia should do something on the PR front that will challenge Germany, in particular and unhappy westerners in general that will get us turning on the fiends, our fiends, driving this catastrophe right now. There are all kinds of questions re Russian actions and inactions that perplex.

Duckman
Duckman
Jun 18, 2023 8:18 AM
Reply to  Banjo234

in all the recent conversations i have had with folk in the uk re the “situation” it comes across clearly that they all think:

a) we are the “good guys”

b) russians still drive Ladas and everything is broken

c) and that here on the septic isle they are “safe”

add to this all that i have met that have/have had any affiliation with the armed forces are wearing silly smug grins and talking from a point of view that says “we have this”

the last part reflects that in all seriousness they are attempting to pull something off after/around june 23rd when “air defender” winds down, assuming they havent already managed to pull off a false flag by then (vicky nulands dam buster came close)

the spirit of the “battle of britain” seems to have addled their brains, no doubt the other 300,000 nato troops conveniently gathered around eastern europe are all considering their own alamos etc

viewed from one level it seems russia dont really want to have to send europe back into the dark ages, but will if their hand is forced

hearing ramussen publicly decalre that ukraine would be part of nato way back in 2008 has given russia plenty of warning of what was coming, now they are also aware those behind this are dark, depraved and psycopathic to the maximum.
what other nations still have resources to the degree russia has?
who else can weather (at least for a while) the coming storm of resource/population amidst manufactured global crises?

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