Category Archives: Vladimir Putin

Poolside Over Politics with Anatoly Karlin

Robert Stark talks to Moscow based blogger Anatoly Karlin about his resignation from the Unz Review, current events, geo-political trends, and revisiting political predictions from past podcasts. Check out Anatoly’s new Substack: Powerful Takes and follow him on Twitter.

Topics:

The Last Reaction: Why Anatoly is returning to his roots as an independent blogger
Anatoly’s assessment of Biden’s presidency
The continuation of countering China as part of  the US foreign policy consensus
The post-pandemic economic recovery, the inflation scare, and risk of crash due to financialization
The pandemic as a test run for UBI and zoomers demanding higher wages
The pollicization of vaccinations (anti-vaxxer Red Tribe in America and Anti-Putin Communists in Russia)
The minimal impact of covid lockdowns on fertility trends and why Anatoly predicts that Germany will have a higher fertility rate than India by 2050
The US withdrawal from Afghanistan
Why Anatoly embraces The Great Reset but thinks its overhyped
What to expect out of the Woke Culture War
Why Anatoly predicts Biden vs. Trump in 2024, with a Biden victory
Why American politics  are no longer of a concern since Anatoly returned to Russia

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Russian Rendezvous with Anatoly Karlin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Constantin von Hoffmeister talk to Anatoly Karlin.

Topics:

The State of The Altsphere, Anatoly’s brand of Centrism, and the Alt Center
Moscow’s Demographics
Hate speech and anti-secessionist laws in Russia
The victim hierarchy in Russia
Putin’s liberal stance on immigration from Central Asia
Putin’s economic policies as a hybrid of neoliberalism and nationalization
Inequality in economics and human capital between Moscow and the rest of Russia
Russia welcomes South African Refugees
German migration into Eastern Europe in response to the Migrant Crisis
The brain drain from countries that are rivals but culturally compatible
Limits to Cognitive Elitism
The Global Baby Bust and Anatoly’s prediction of a future increase in western fertility

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Robert Stark talks to Anatoly Karlin about The Syria Strikes, Russian Politics & Failure of Trump

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Brandon Adamson talk to Anatoly Karlin. Anatoly blogs for The Unz Review and is on the Russian language podcast rogpr.

Topics:

Douma and Dumber
John Bolton and the return of the Neocons
Trump using the strike to distract from Russiagate
Whether the strike is purely symbolic or could lead to a greater conflict
How there is no evidence of Assad using chemical weapons
The Saudi Israeli Alliance
How Can Russia Hurt the US?
Gloomy Presentiments
The Road to World War III
The geopolitics of China and India
Brandon’s article People Who Hate Each Other Against the War
Brandon’s article Tulsi Gabbard 2020 (or 2024) or Whom Would Magnum P.I. Vote For?
The re-election of Putin and Some Final Notes
Putin’s implementation of hate speech laws
Vladimir Zhirinovsky who Anatoly voted for as a protest vote
Anatoly’s Blackpill Scenario for the United States

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666D Interuniversal Teichmuller Chess with Anatoly Karlin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark, co-host Pilleater, and Rabbit talk to Anatoly Karlin. He blogs at The Unz Review and has a new Russian language podcast rogpr(Russian Occupation Government Public Relations) hosted by Kirill Nesterov (@strana_mechty), and with @paypigdog.

Topics:

Anatoly’s article This Fishy Smell of Sarin, or Was It Chlorine?
How there was no evidence nor motive that Assad was behind the attack
Trump’s motives for attacking Syria
Reactions to #SyriaStrikes
The situation in North Korea
The Alt Right as the antiwar resistance and how Antifa attacked Richard Spencer’s Anti-War protest
Cucked by the Donald
Anatoly’s point that the dissident right has a tendency towards binary thinking
The recent terrorist attacks in Saint-Petersburg and Sweden
Moderate Kazakh Rebels and the rise of radical Islam in Central Asia
The Triumph of “Patriotic Corruption”
Russia’s Protest Season
Russian presidential candidate Alexei Navalny and An Analysis of Navalny’s Program


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Robert Stark talks to Rabbit about Trump’s Betrayal & Attack on Syria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Rabbit about Trump’s attack on Syria and the betrayal of his base. Rabbit blogs at AltLeft.com – “The left wing of the AltRight”

Topics:

The gas “attack” in syria and how it’s being used as propaganda to draw us into war
Anatoly Karlin’s article This Fishy Smell of Sarin, or Was it Chlorine?
Regardless of what happened the conflict is none of our business
How the AltRight is totally united in not wanting to go to war in Syria and disillusioned with Trump
Richard Spencer: Will Trump Gas His Presidency Over Syria?
Hillary Clinton and the Neocon/Never-Trumpers praising Trump’s decision to invade Syria
The hubris in thinking we should decide who the the leaders should be in other countries, and how the US never learns it’s lessons
Trump’s use of liberal humanitarian rhetoric to justify intervention
The Trump admin being taken over by neocons and Trump himself making dumb statements
Steve Bannon’s removal from the National Security Council
How gullible US politicians and media are, and how easily manipulated emotionally people are by imagery
How the North Korea situation is none of our business either, and how it is a self created threat
Other examples of Trump betraying his base including Signing Measure to Let ISPs Sell Your Data Without ConsentHealthcare, and Free Trade


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Robert Stark interviews Vincent Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to . Vincent is based in Russia, blogs at Atavistic Intelligentsia, and co-hosts the Red Dawn Podcast

Topics:

FROM RUSSIA WITH A SHOVE
Vincent’s background being born in the Ukraine, growing up in the United States, and living in Russia
Identity and the importance of understanding ones roots
The generational divides in Russia
The effects of Communism on Russian Culture
The Yeltsin era in the 90’s, the populist backlash, and the rise of Putin
Social Nationalism, rejecting right wing economics, and why it’s crucial to appeal to factions of the disaffected left
Bobo Nationalism
The Bronze, Silver, and Gold Soul Theory
THE POZ IS A WEAPON OF CLASS WARFARE
Cultural Appropriation, LARPING, and Elite Slumming
Chad Nationalism is a Bad Idea
Vincent’s observations from his recent trip to Sweden
Singh – A Sikh Perspective on the Alt-Right
The Alt-Right Should Support Gentrification
Moscow and Saint Petersburg’s architecture; Archeo-Futurism
Vince’s Cyberpunk Sci-Fi Novel Jak’s Play set in Saint Petersburg in the future, and the upcoming sequel set in Sweden


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Robert Stark talks to Anatoly Karlin about his return to Russia and Predictions for 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Anatoly Karlin. He blogs at The Unz Review

Topics:

Anatoly’s Predictions for 2017
Anatoly’s 2016 Prediction Calibration Results
Anatoly’s return to Russia, and his article Go Back to Russia about his detractors who accused him of defending a totalitarian regime while living in the comfort of the West
How Anatoly’s objective is to provide a balanced and accurate portrayal of Russia
Anatoly’s observations on how Moscow and Russia have changed since he was last there a decade ago
Anatoly’s observation that Moscow has become more civil, but also more diverse, despite still be around 90% Russian
Russia’s Demographics, a rise in the Russian birth rate, and Russia’s Muslim population
Anatoly’s interview with Zvezda TV about Trump and the relationship between the US and Russia
How Russians have a more positive view of the US than of the EU(latest Levada poll at: 60%), and generally hold a more positive view of Trump than the rest of the world
Anatoly’s prediction that the Alt Right acrimoniously splits into Trumpists and anti-Trumpists, a prediction that dates back to to May 2016
The fascinating Putin/Trump parallel, how Putin’s Solovyev/Starikov are Trump’s Milo/Cernovich, while the ethnats have at best a “mixed” relationship with them
Anatoly’s point that an American Nationalist can get a long better with Russia than an American Globalist, and how the main battle in the future will be between Nationalism and Globalism
How Trump has divided the Neocons
Anatoly’s prediction a year ago that Assad will stay in power in Syria, and his predictions about wars in the future
The short term decline in migrant arrivals by sea into Europe, Islamisation, and the long term effects of migration, including a European exodus out of Europe
Anatoly’s London Impressions, the Minority status of the British in London, the recent building boom, and 60’s futurist architecture including Centre Point and the BT Tower
The Transit systems of Moscow’s Metro and London’s Underground
The FIRE economy, the effects of the financial sector on the economy, and how the FIRE sector takes away cognitive capital from more productive endeavours
Dating patterns, the K/R Selection theory, and Pilleater’s comment on Roger Devlin’s speech on Sexual Competition


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Robert Stark interviews Anatoly Karlin about his American Decade, Futurism, & Political Trends

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Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Anatoly Karlin. He blogs at The Unz Review

Topics include:

Anatoly’s article at the Unz Review about his American Decade
Why Anatoly is leaving the United States and going back to Russia
How the United States is becoming more like Europe
T.R. Reid’s book The United States of Europe, where he argued that the EU was emerging as a superpower rivaling the US, but has latter been disproved
How during the Bush era Americans perceived Europeans as “Cheese Eating Surrender Moneys,” but latter Sarkozy became the architect of the war in Libya, and arming Syrian rebels
Another element of America’s Europeanization is the decline in social conservatism, the surge in support for gay marriage, and drug legalization
Anatoly’s political views, which are fairly socially liberal(except for rejecting political correctness, and radical feminism),  economically centrist, and closest to Rabbit’s AltLeft
U.S. Millennials More Likely to Support Censoring Offensive Speech, especially among university students who are the future elites
The decline in American fertility rates toward European levels
How American politics now resembles Europe in the sense that there are five distinct blocs: Clinton democrats, Sanders socialists, Rubio/Bush etablishment conservatives, Cruz Bible-bashers, and Trump nationalists.
Anatoly’s pre election prediction article US Elections 2016: Let’s MAGA, Not War, and Trump’s support in the rust belt
Trump’s economic policies as a hybrid of supply side economics, and economic nationalism, and the similarities to Putin’s economic policies in Russia
The GINI index of income inequality
The pros and cons of economic automation, and the basic income
Transhumanism, Zoltan Istvan, and his book The Transhumanist Wager
The Bay Area where Anatoly spent most of his time in the US, and how it’s pretty much ideal, but also the most expensive macro-region of the US
California is also home to Ron Unz, Steve Sailer, as well as the “Alt Left” movement(the tiny group of thinkers combining leftist economics with HBD, sane views on gender relations, and a penchant for futurism )
The futurist scene in the Bay Area including Scott Jackisch’s Bay Area Futurists meetup, Health Extensions Salons, Mike Johnson’s Qualia Research Institute, Effective Altruism, and the “techno” faction of NRx
Mass Transit, Bay Area Rapid Transit, how older cities tend to have more integrated transit systems, and why conservatives oppose mass transit
Global Warming, Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius who discovered climate change, debunking climate change deniers, and whether it will benefit arctic regions such as Russia
Observations on other American cities including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Washington DC, and Pittsburgh
Anatoly’s experience ridding across the nation on Amtrak
Architecture: Skyscrapers, Brutalism, architect John Portman’s 70’s Neofuturism, and Rabbit’s ideal city based on the film Logan’s run
America’s great wilderness and National Park System


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Robert Stark interviews Anatoly Karlin about Radical Centrism, Immigration, Trump & Russia

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Robert Stark and co-host Alex von Goldstein talk to Anatoly Karlin

Topics include:

Anatoly’s article Trump’s Seven Nations about the geography of Trump support
Joel Garreau’s 1981 book The Nine Nations of North America
Radical Centrism and a political quiz Anatoly took
How Conservatives reject science on global warming and liberals on HBD
Whether Trump Will Make Amtrak Run on Time and the need to invest in mass transit
Trump’s stance towards Russia
Trump to Get NATO Off Our Backs?
Trump is Factually Right on Putin and Journalists
Millionaires Flee Sinking Europe
The conservative view that taxing the rich causes wealth to leave versus the nationalist populist view that the rich are subversive and disloyal to the nation, and how to put forth sensible economic policies to address those concenrs
Immigrant Crime Rates in Germany
Anatoly’s article The USA as a Communal Apartment about the demographics of UC Berkeley
Whether there is a Bamboo ceiling
The Forbes 400 By Ethnicity
How the key to economic success is a combination of high IQ and social fluency
Study: 40% of Millennials Oppose ‘Offensive’ Free Speech


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Robert Stark interviews Aleksandr Dugin

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Aleksandr Dugin is one of the best-known writers and political commentators in post-Soviet Russia. In addition to the many books he has authored on political, philosophical and spiritual topics, he was the Head of the Department of Sociology of International Relations at Moscow State University.

Topics include:

How Dugin was a political dissident during the Soviet Era
How Dugin rejected both Communism and Western Liberalism
How Dugin’s core values were based on traditional Czarist Russian society
The Yeltsin Era and the import of liberalism into Russia
Why Dugin supported Putin as neither a communist nor a liberal
Dugin’s view that the United States represents Carthage, a mercantile money based empire while Russia represents a Third Rome
How both nations back each other’s political dissidents in ideological proxy wars
How the key confrontation is not between Russia and the United States but between a globalist oligarchical elite against tradition and populism
Dugin’s book The Fourth Political Theory
How Liberalism represents radical individualism, materialism, linear time, and the absence of the sacred
How radical individualism denies the individual the right to participate in a collective identity
How the end result of liberalism is totalitarianism
How Fascism and Communism emerged as a reaction to Liberalism but were flawed in their own right
Western Cultural Imperialism
The right of every group to have it’s own identity but not to impose theirs on others
How mass immigration is a strategy of the globalist elite to destroy societies
Why Dugin views Nationalism as a modern concept
Dugin’s statement on Donald Trump and the US election
Dugin’s view that Donald Trump  is closest to the values of the American populace of any major candidate


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