Russia hysteria is a dangerous and an idiotic exercise in pysops
The media over the last few years has indulged in wild speculation around U.S. - Russian relations. And as seen, the run up to this weeks meeting at Helsinki between the leaders of the two nations has been no different.
James believes the ongoing Russia investigation, the election of Donald Trump and the defeat of Hillary Clinton has made a certain class of people in the U.S. irrational.
The ongoing expansion of NATO, playing war games at Russia’s borders and the destabilizing of Ukraine has consolidated bad relations with Russia stretching back to the Cold War.
Interfering with trade can be a possible precursor to war
“Doing anything to interfere with trade and erect barriers and put up tariffs might be a dangerous thing to do,” says Kunstler.
Just about everything ends up on the web and very little of it is curated
Finally, Kunstler ponders on the current state of the media and publishing industry. A prolific author, he is best known for his books The Geography of Nowhere (1994), The Long Emergency (2005), and most recently, the dystopian novel World Made by Hand followed by three sequels in the series.
He points out to the flurry of matter put out with publishers experimenting what works in an environment that lacks “the gatekeepers in culture.”