Saturday, June 29, 2019

Russian President Putin: 'Liberalism' Has Failed The West



RT: ‘Liberal idea’ failed the West, elites forgot about people: Putin in interview

Globalization and the ‘liberal idea’ have failed Europe and the US, while post-Cold War chaos is driving crises in Venezuela and North Korea, but was stopped in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview to FT.

In a lengthy interview with the UK-based Financial Times on Wednesday, Putin candidly addressed questions about the Russian intervention in Syria – and lack thereof in Venezuela – as well as nuclear proliferation, North Korea, immigration policies in the US and Europe, Russian economy, relations with the UK, and the failure of what he called the “liberal idea” to provide for the people’s well-being.

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WNU Editor: God/religion, culture/traditions, border .... this is what Russian President Putin is talking about. It is a viewpoint that is also shared by almost all Russians, and it is one of the main forces that drives Russian foreign policy when it comes to its neighbours.

Update: Here comes the Western liberal reaction .... Western leaders defend liberal values against Putin’s ‘obsolete’ claim (The Guardian)

More News On Russian President Putin's Remarks On Liberalism

Putin: Russian president says liberalism 'obsolete' -- BBC
Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism -- AP
Putin: Liberal values ‘obsolete,’ people in West prefer ‘traditional’ values -- FOX News
Putin attacks Western views on gay rights and multiculturalism and says immigrants are free to 'kill, plunder and rape with impunity because their rights are protected' ahead of G20 meeting with May -- Daily Mail
'Liberalism Is Obsolete,' Russian President Vladimir Putin Says Amid G20 Summit -- Time
Russia's Vladimir Putin: Liberalism in Europe is 'obsolete' -- NBC
Russia’s Vladimir Putin says liberalism has ‘outlived its purpose’ -- CNBC
Putin derides liberalism as 'obsolete' before G20 summit -- Al Jazeera
Is Putin right? Is liberalism really obsolete? -- Helier Cheung, BBC
Putin’s questioning of ‘liberalism’ causes existential shock -- RT

7 comments:

Bob Huntley said...

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Anonymous said...

In this matter he is 100 % correct. Greetings from a Swedish fan WNU Editor.

Anonymous said...

sorry comrade P....check your own economy and decline. what you have is aggressive try to gain back what got lost under failed system

jimbrown said...

Im sure his "when crap hits fan" penthouse is in the west.

Anonymous said...

Why does he give a shit what neoliberals think? They hate him regardless. Might as well name the crooks.

Andrew Jackson said...

Bolshevik nut jobs are obsolete!

Anonymous said...

Yes. Putin is the only real opposition to them in Russia.